Valparaiso High School serves 2,047 students in grades 9-12.
Valparaiso High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 2,047 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
- Minority Enrollment: 23%
- Graduation Rate: 93% (Top 50% in IN)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 5%
- Math Proficiency: 60% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 78% (Top 5%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education
Valparaiso High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Valparaiso High School's student population of 2,047 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Valparaiso High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,755 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Valparaiso High School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#65 out of 1755 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Valparaiso High School's ranking?
Valparaiso High School is ranked #65 out of 1,755 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Indiana.
What schools are Valparaiso High School often compared to?
Valparaiso High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Chesterton Senior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% IN state average), while 78% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% IN state average).
What is the graduation rate of Valparaiso High School?
The graduation rate of Valparaiso High School is 93%, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 90%.
How many students attend Valparaiso High School?
2,047 students attend Valparaiso High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Valparaiso High School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Valparaiso High School?
Valparaiso High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 16:1.
What grades does Valparaiso High School offer ?
Valparaiso High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Valparaiso High School part of?
Valparaiso High School is part of Valparaiso Community Schools School District.
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