Valparaiso High School

  • Valparaiso High School serves 2,068 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Valparaiso High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.

Top Placements

Valparaiso High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

  • Valparaiso High School's student population of 2,068 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 105 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,068 students
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Total Classroom Teachers105 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Valparaiso High School is ranked within the top 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 20:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Valparaiso High School is 0.31, 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 School Rank#558 out of 1762 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
12%
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Black
3%
12%
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White
83%
69%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.310.51
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Graduation Rate
92%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameValparaiso Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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