New Castle High School

New Castle High School serves 987 students in grades 7-12.
New Castle High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Placements

New Castle High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

New Castle High School's student population of 987 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students987 students
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Total Classroom Teachers90 teachers
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School Comparison

New Castle High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of New Castle High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1583 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
12%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
91%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.170.51
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Graduation Rate
95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Castle Community School Corp School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to New Castle High School is Tri Junior-senior High School (5.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is New Castle Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Parker Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Castle New Castle Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 489 students
    0.1 miles
    601 Parkview Dr
    New Castle, IN 47362
    (765) 521-7230
    0.1 7-8 489
  • New Castle Parker Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 391 students
    0.5 miles
    1819 Roosevelt
    New Castle, IN 47362
    (765) 521-7209
    0.5 K-6 391
  • New Castle James Whitcomb Riley Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 1-6 | 253 students
    0.9 miles
    1201 Riley Rd
    New Castle, IN 47362
    (765) 521-7211
    0.9 1-6 253
  • New Castle Sunnyside Elementary School Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 166 students
    0.9 miles
    2601 S 14th St
    New Castle, IN 47362
    (765) 521-7213
    0.9 K-6 166
  • New Castle Eastwood Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 301 students
    1.3 miles
    806 S 22nd St
    New Castle, IN 47362
    (765) 521-7205
    1.3 PK-6 301

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