North Central High School

  • North Central High School serves 3,765 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (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 56% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • North Central 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 student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • North Central High School's student population of 3,765 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 182 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,765 students
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Total Classroom Teachers182 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Central 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Central High School is 0.70, which is more 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 School Rank#1407 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
17%
12%
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Black
40%
13%
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White
33%
68%
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score0.700.51
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Graduation Rate
89%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameM S D Washington Township School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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