IASD scores well in annual U.S. News and World Report rankings

U.S. News & World Report recently released its annual school rankings. 

Indiana Area Senior High School ranked #2,417 out of the nearly 18,000 schools that were nationally ranked and #90 for the 665 high schools that were evaluated in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The following six factors were considered and weighted to produce the overall score: college readiness (30%), college curriculum breadth (10%), state assessment proficiency (20%), state assessment performance (20%), underserved student performance (10%), and graduation rate (10%). 

Middle schools were ranked by state, and the Indiana Area Junior High came in at #74 out of 2,134 Pennsylvania middle schools based on student  performance on state-required tests, graduation, and how well students are prepared for high school. 

All district elementary schools were ranked in the top 20% for Pennsylvania with top honors for the district going to East Pike Elementary School. It was ranked #121 of 2,978 Pennsylvania elementary schools and earned an overall score of 91.52/100. Schools were assessed for proficiency in mathematics and reading/language arts state assessments, looking at the scores themselves and then looking at the results through the lens of socioeconomic demographics. Horace Mann Elementary School was ranked #204 with an 86.01/100 score; Ben Franklin was ranked #408 with a 71.88/100 score; and Eisenhower was ranked #575 with a 60.44/100 score.

“We are extremely proud of the work of our incredible faculty, staff, students and community.” said Superintendent Robert Heinrich. “The determination and drive of our team leaves no doubt that these results are just a milestone along the way as we continue to grow and improve. We are committed to making IASD the premier PreK - 12 education program in the state.” 

https://www.usnews.com/education/k12 Source: U.S. News and World Report K-12 Schools