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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B+
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Goshen High School is an above average, public school located in Goshen, IN. It has 1,952 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 36% of students are at least proficient in math and 54% in reading.

Goshen High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
54%
Percent Proficient - Math
36%
Average Graduation Rate
85%
Average SAT
1120
340 responses
Average ACT
26
32 responses
AP Enrollment
2%

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Living in the Area
A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    A-
  2. Good for Families
    B+
  3. Housing
    B+
Median Household Income
$48,399
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$766
National
$949
Median Home Value
$114,900
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
85%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.33 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.33 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 104 responses
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  • Athletic events
    17%
  • Music
    17%
  • The arts programs and cirriculums are nice.
    13%
  • Soccer games and Track meets
    13%
  • Soccer
    7%
  • School Store
    6%
  • Football
    5%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,952
Free or Reduced Lunch
58%
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.41 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.41 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.41 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
15%
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.52 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.52 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.52 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$16,156/ year
National
$12,239
79%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.52 responses
46%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.52 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.52 responses
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This is my last year at Goshen High School. I have had days I really enjoy the school and days that I didn't. I think that is pretty normal. Overall, I love the athletics that are offered at GHS. Not only can you be involved in the competitive sports, but there are also opportunities to be involved in the inner murals. This allowed me to be able to be involved in basketball competitively for a couple years and when I was ready to bow out I was still able to play with friends and against others. I also like the ability to take higher classes and get a feel for what I want to do with the rest of my life. They offer many classes that are not offered at similar high schools. Things I did not love had to do with politics that would play into different aspects of learning and sports. Unfortunately, many of the music areas of the school tried to be in competition with the athletics. This may be normal thing in high school, but it is sad. We should all support each other!
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I did not have a good experience at Goshen High School. I was a student very involved in athletics as well as clubs and academics. The biggest disappointment is how the athletic department limits the fun and prevents student involvement. They do a terrible job trying to get students to come to athletic events and if the students come the athletic director watches students every move and bosses students around. In addition, the administrators do not care about you. They never are friendly to students and focus on disciplining the troubled students instead of making actual connections. A huge flaw is the limited amount of AP classes they offer. Goshen is an IB school, and IB seems like a big scam to me. All of my IB classes that I paid for do not even transfer to the college I am going to. I took these advanced classes and took an expensive test for no reason. I really regret taking IB classes at all if I would have known how they literally do not help me in my future at all.
Goshen Schools has a good set up and has a wide range of students and classes you can take. However, the certain classes that you can take aren't set up so they will be easily transferred for college. For example, Goshen High School chooses to use International Baccalaureate classes for their college classes instead of Dual Credit or AP classes. Most colleges don't even recognize these IB classes which makes it really hard for excelling students to get ahead in their upper level education. I think if they were to change this and make a lot of their upper level classes dual credit instead, the student satisfaction and my satisfaction with the school would be higher.