801 Parkview Dr
New Castle, IN 47362
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
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 top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

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

Category
Attribute

School Overview

New Castle High School's student population of 987 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
987 students
This chart display total students of New Castle High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of New Castle High School
Total Classroom Teachers
90 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of New Castle High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of New Castle High School by grade.

School Rankings

New Castle High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,757 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#923 out of 1757 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of New Castle High School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of New Castle High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Indiana by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Castle High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Indiana by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of New Castle High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in New Castle High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in New Castle High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in New Castle High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
91%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in New Castle High School and the percentage of White public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in New Castle High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in New Castle High School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score
0.17
This chart display the diversity score of New Castle High School and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
92%
86%
This chart display graduation rate of New Castle High School and public school graduation rate of Indiana by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in New Castle High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Castle High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review New Castle High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Tutoring & Supplemental Education: The Pros and Cons
Tutoring & Supplemental Education: The Pros and Cons
We look at the pros and cons of personal tutors, learning centers and other types of supplemental education.
What Public School Students Should Expect After COVID-19
What Public School Students Should Expect After COVID-19
In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the financial impact of COVID-19 on public schools and what to expect in the future. We’ll talk about the effects of budget cuts and other challenges affecting the public school system for the remainder of this school year and into the next.
Miami-Dade Teachers to Receive Mental Health Training
Miami-Dade Teachers to Receive Mental Health Training
In response to the Sandy Hook tragedy, Miami-Dade Schools will now be offering mandatory mental health training to faculty and staff inside the district schools.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 987 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 50% in IN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.17 (Btm 50%)

Related School Videos

Quick Links