Shortridge High School

  • Shortridge High School serves 431 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 70-74% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Shortridge 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Shortridge High School's student population of 431 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students431 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Shortridge 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 14:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Shortridge 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 Testing Rank#892 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
20%
12%
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Black
42%
12%
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White
31%
69%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score0.700.51
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Graduation Rate90-94%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIndianapolis School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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