NCHS Graduation Rate – 2017

 

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NCHS GRADUATION RATE above  the Indiana average rate since 2012! 35-year high was in 2017!

On Oct. 17th, 2016 the U.S. Dept. of Ed. released data showing the U.S. had its highest graduation rate in history at 83.2%. NCHS has surpassed the national grad rate by over 10% points in each of the past five years!

School Year Performance Grade  Year ECA Algebra ECA English
2016-17 A-F^Grade= B+ 2017 NCHS ave.= 39.4%; Indiana ave.=35.8% NCHS ave.= 58% (IN ave.= 60.6%) NCHS exceeded IN combined ave.
2015-16 A-F Grade= B+ 2016 41% (IN ave. = 36% ISTEP) 69% (state ave.= 60%) a new ISTEP+ given spring, 2016
2014-15 A-F Grade = B 2015 85% pass* 81.5% pass*
2013-14 A-F Grade = B 2014 75% pass 78% pass
2012-13 A-F Grade = B- 2013 78% pass 72% pass
2011-12 A-F Grade = C 2012 78% pass 73% pass
% Earning dual or College Credit Earnedvia: *10th gr. only ^2017 grade = 87.6% (B+)
2016-17 71% VocEd Alg. ECA’s up 55% over 2010 43% increase when
2015-16 62% V.U. NCHS: 11.2% took an A.P. exam average Alg. & Eng. 
2014-15 60% Ivy Tech vs. 4.1% = 2015  state average  2010 to 2015 ECA’s.
2013-14 49% ACP College/Career Readiness  2017 rates assigned by Indiana: 
2012-13 43% A.P.  N.C.H.S. = 73.4%  vs. State ave. = 61.8% 

 

NCHS surpassed the Indiana average for our grad rate plus Algebra I and English 10 ECA scores every year since 2012. As alluded to above, this trend continued with the new ISTEP+ assessments taken by our students in early-2016.

Since 2009, our English 10 ECA scores have improved 25%. Our Algebra I ECA’s up 60% & grad rate up 40%. Since 2012, the % of NCHS students earning college credit is up 65%. We are now one of the more improved schools in the state of Indiana!

More info about our grad rate results released by DOE on 3/3/16:

  • Among our general education students, 98.1% of them graduated on time in 4 years.
  • Of our students reported to live in “poverty”, 90.5%  graduated in 4 years (on-time).
  • Our students exceeded the state average ECA math standard by 8.6 pts. in 2015.
  • Our students surpassed the state average score on the S.A.T. by 6 points in 2015.
  • Our students also surpassed the state average ECA English standard in 2014-2015.
  • 11.2% of NCHS students took an AP exam in 2015 compared to 3.9% ave. statewide.
  • Our College and Career readiness rate is 60.4%; state ave. rate was 53.9% for 2015.
  • Our students’ attendance rate (96.1%) has exceeded the state ave. for over 5 years.
  • The majority of our students who’ve transferred to a virtual school or to homeschool,
  • (representing a small number) attempted to re-enroll at N.C.H.S. at some later date.
  • N.C.H.S. has had a graduation rate above the IN state average the past four years.
  • The national grad rate was 73% in 2006, 78% in 2010, and 81% by 2013 (latest).