Valparaiso High School



Valparaiso High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Valparaiso High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 570
10 519
11 474
12 493

Valparaiso High School is a public high school of the Valparaiso Community School District located in Valparaiso, IN. It has 2,056 students in grades 9th through 12th. Valparaiso High School is the 31st largest public high school in Indiana and the 1,440th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.0 to 1.

Total Students: 2,056
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22:1
Full Time Teachers: 93.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,440th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 31st out of 433
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 377th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 53rd out of 424

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Valparaiso High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,030
(50%)
1,030
(50%)
 Female 1,026
(50%)
1,026
(50%)

Valparaiso High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,689
(82%)
1,689
(82%)
 Hispanic 178
(9%)
178
(9%)
 Two or More 74
(4%)
74
(4%)
 Black 65
(3%)
65
(3%)
 Asian 41
(2%)
41
(2%)
 American Indian 9
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Valparaiso High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,588
(77%)
1,588
(77%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 347
(17%)
347
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 121
(6%)
121
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Valparaiso High School is ranked 103rd out of 431 ranked schools in Indiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Valparaiso High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 44.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Valparaiso High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2071
2006 1984
2007 2007
2008 2014
2009 1994
2010 2114
2011 2159
2012 2178
2013 2105
2014 2065
2015 2056

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.1
2006 N/A
2007 20.7
2008 20.2
2009 18.5
2010 22.4
2011 20.1
2012 22.5
2013 22.2
2014 23.4
2015 22

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14292612264606
2006 0.14465725806452
2007 0.14997508719482
2008 0.16186693147964
2009 0.22166499498495
2010 0.21523178807947
2011 0.23622047244094
2012 0.23783287419651
2013 0.23895486935867
2014 0.22227602905569
2015 0.22762645914397

Compare Valparaiso High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,699.6% 17.0:1
 
2,200.0% 22.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.8%
 
State Average 44.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Valparaiso High School
Valparaiso, IN
Public 09 - 12 2,056 22:1  
Victory Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 336 13:1 4 miles
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Public 06 - 12 477 18.5:1 4 miles
Victory Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 342 14:1 4 miles
South Haven Christian School
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Private PK - 11 76 7:1 6 miles
Wheeler High School
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Public 09 - 12 579 20.4:1 6 miles
Chesterton Senior High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,042 19.8:1 7 miles
Portage High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,552 20.8:1 7 miles
Morgan Township Middle/High School
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Public 06 - 12 395 15.3:1 8 miles
Chesterton Middle School
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Public 07 - 08 985 21:1 9 miles
Boone Grove High School
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Public 09 - 12 511 17.6:1 9 miles
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