New Palestine High School

  • New Palestine High School serves 1,096 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the IN average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
  • New Palestine High School operates within the Southern Hancock County Com Corp School District.
  • Southern Hancock County Com Corp School District's 90% graduation rate is higher than the IN state average of 81%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1096 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,096 students
New Palestine High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %New Palestine High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
New Palestine High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeNew Palestine High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
New Palestine High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
New Palestine High School Asian Students (2002-2014)
Hispanic
1%
11%
New Palestine High School Black Students (2006-2015)
White
96%
70%
New Palestine High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
3%
5%
New Palestine High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsNew Palestine High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.080.49
New Palestine High School Diversity Score (1997-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
41%
New Palestine High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
8%
New Palestine High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Southern Hancock County Com Corp School District's student population of 3,354 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 91% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,082 in this district is less than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,100 is less than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameSouthern Hancock County Com Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed3,3541,465
Southern Hancock County Com Corp School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate90%81%
Southern Hancock County Com Corp School District Graduation Rate (2002-2015)
District Total Revenue$40 MM$19 MM
Southern Hancock County Com Corp School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$30 MM$16 MM
Southern Hancock County Com Corp School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,082$12,273
Southern Hancock County Com Corp School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,100$10,163
Southern Hancock County Com Corp School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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    2.4 miles
    Po Box 478
    New PalestineIN 46163
    (317)861-4487
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    2.4 miles
    Po Box 558
    New PalestineIN 46163
    (317)861-6747
    2.4PK-6786
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    5 miles
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