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grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Diversity
    grade B minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade B minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B
  7. Administration
    grade B minus
  8. Sports
    grade A minus
  9. Food
    grade C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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New Castle High School is a public school located in New Castle, IN. It has 973 students in grades 7-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 32% of students are at least proficient in math and 57% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
57%
Percent Proficient - Math
32%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1110
113 responses
Average ACT
26
11 responses
AP Enrollment
15%

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Living in the Area

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$38,545
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$707
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$73,300
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
46%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 13 responses
Poll
46%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 13 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 31 responses
  • Sports
    29%
  • Formal dances
    26%
  • Spirit Week
    19%
  • Home coming
    13%
  • Penny Wars
    6%
  • Dance Marathon
    3%
  • Spring Sing
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
973
Free or Reduced Lunch
50%
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 15 responses
47%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 15 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 15 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.7%
61%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 23 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 23 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 23 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$12,218 / year
National
$12,239
71%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 24 responses
29%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 24 responses
46%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 24 responses

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