North Central High School

  • North Central High School serves 3,518 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the IN average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
  • North Central High School operates within the M S D Washington Township School District.
  • M S D Washington Township School District's 80% graduation rate is lower than the IN state average of 81%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 3518 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 183 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 3,518 students
North Central High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % North Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 183 teachers
North Central High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade North Central High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 19:1
North Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
3%
2%
North Central High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
13%
11%
North Central High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
41%
12%
North Central High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
37%
70%
North Central High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
North Central High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
6%
5%
North Central High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups North Central High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IN 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.
0.68 0.27
North Central High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
42%
41%
North Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
7%
8%
North Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • M S D Washington Township School District's student population of 11,348 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,658 is higher than the state average of $11,417. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,875 is higher than the state average of $10,528. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name M S D Washington Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
3
Number of Students Managed 11,348 1,465
M S D Washington Township School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 80% 81%
M S D Washington Township School District Graduation Rate (2002-2010)
District Total Revenue $141 MM $17 MM
M S D Washington Township School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $133 MM $15 MM
M S D Washington Township School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,658 $11,417
M S D Washington Township School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,875 $10,528
M S D Washington Township School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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