South Central Junior & Senior High School

  • South Central Junior & Senior High School serves 371 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 49% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 55%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • South Central Junior & Senior 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 31%.
  • South Central Junior & Senior High School operates within the South Harrison Com s School District.
  • South Harrison Com s School District's 92% graduation rate is higher than the Indiana state average of 85%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • South Central Junior & Senior High School's student population of 371 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students371 students
South Central Junior & Senior High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %South Central Junior & Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
South Central Junior & Senior High School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeSouth Central Junior & Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • South Central Junior & Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1767 schools in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Central Junior & Senior High School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
55%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
64%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
South Central Junior & Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
n/a
2%
South Central Junior & Senior High School Asian Students (2000-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
11%
South Central Junior & Senior High School Black Students (1996-2015)
White
98%
69%
South Central Junior & Senior High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
2%
5%
South Central Junior & Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsSouth Central Junior & Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.040.28
South Central Junior & Senior High School Diversity Score (1994-2016)
Graduation Rate≥90%
85%
South Central Junior & Senior High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
41%
South Central Junior & Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
South Central Junior & Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of South Central Junior & Senior High School is South Harrison Com s School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 357 school districts in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • South Harrison Com s School District's student population of 3,151 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 92% has decreased from 94% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,381 is higher than the state average of $12,561. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,714 is higher than the state average of $10,672. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameSouth Harrison Com s School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    9
    3
    Number of Students Managed3,1511,398
    South Harrison Com s School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    61%
    55%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    70%
    64%
    District Graduation Rate
    92%
    85%
    District Total Revenue$42 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$33 MM$15 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,381$12,561
    District Spending / Student$10,714$10,672
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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