South Spencer High School

1142 N Orchard Rd
Rockport, IN 47635
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
South Spencer High School serves 414 students in grades 9-12.
South Spencer 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 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 50-54% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

School Overview

South Spencer High School's student population of 414 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students414 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

South Spencer 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 diversity score of South Spencer High School is 0.13, which is less 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
#1356 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)
50-54%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
12%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
93%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.130.51
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Spencer County School Corp School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Spencer High School is Valley High School (8.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is South Spencer Middle School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rockport South Spencer Middle School Math: 62% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 284 students
    0.1 miles
    1298 N Orchard Rd
    Rockport, IN 47635
    (812) 649-2203
    0.1 6-8 284
  • Rockport Rockport-ohio Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 297 students
    3.2 miles
    200 S 6th St
    Rockport, IN 47635
    (812) 649-2201
    3.2 PK-5 297
  • Richland Luce Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 235 students
    4.5 miles
    1057 N Cr 700 W
    Richland, IN 47634
    (812) 359-4401
    4.5 K-5 235
  • Owensboro East View Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 549 students
    8.1 miles
    6104 Ky Hwy 405
    Owensboro, KY 42303
    (270) 852-7350
    8.1 PK-5 549
  • Chrisney Chrisney Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 230 students
    8.7 miles
    311 Church St
    Chrisney, IN 47611
    (812) 362-8200
    8.7 PK-6 230

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