Blue River Valley Jr-Sr High School

4741 North Hillsboro Rd, New Castle, IN 47362 | (765) 836-4811
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Student Enrollment: 378
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: Box 249, Mount Summit, IN 47361
  • Principal or Admin: Howell Ken
  • Fax: (765) 836-3255
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 378
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 27.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 190 (50.3%)
  • Females: 188 (49.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 40 (10.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 76 (20.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 116 (30.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Blue River Valley Jr-Sr High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black41.1%
Asian--
Hispanic123.2%
White36295.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Blue River Valley Jr-Sr High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade7018.5%
8th Grade6717.7%
9th Grade7319.3%
10th Grade6316.7%
11th Grade4411.6%
12th Grade6116.1%
Source: IN Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Blue River Valley Jr-Sr High School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on ISTEP+ and ISTEP+ ECA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra I
  • Biology I
  • English 10
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Social Studies

ISTEP+ - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201061.0%61.0%72.0%
200968.0%68.0%67.0%
 
Math Test
201073.0%73.0%73.0%
200972.0%72.0%68.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201045.0%45.0%64.0%
200955.0%55.0%58.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201073.0%73.0%69.0%
200967.0%-65.0%
 
Math Test
201082.0%82.0%72.0%
200957.0%-67.0%
 

ISTEP+ ECA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra I Test
201051.0%51.0%61.0%
 
Biology I Test
201021.0%21.0%37.0%
 
English 10 Test
201067.0%67.0%63.0%
 
Source: IN Department of Education 2009-2010

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