PROFICIENCY 94% 41% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
94%Herron Charter

Herron High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Herron Charter" in Indianapolis, IN. There are a total of 741 students and 46 teachers at Herron High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 185 free lunch students and 60 reduced lunch students.

Herron High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 93.5%, which is 41% higher than the Indiana average.


Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch185
Reduced lunch60


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment271
Taking some courses262
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses164
Passing no courses98

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Herron High School, there are a total of 271 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 262 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

All>= 95%
High School>= 95%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School90-94%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Herron High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 59.5% 59.5% 71.5% 51.1%
African American 27.2% 27.2% 11.5% 15.9%
Asian 2.0% 2.0% 2.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.5% 3.5% 10.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.2% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 7.5% 7.5% 4.4% 3.1%

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Indianapolis demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,34218091
Median age34.037.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%56%55%
Speak English87%92%79%
Speak Spanish9%5%13%

Education level achieved in Indianapolis

Completed 8th grade82.1%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school80.7%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college57.3%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.3%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.0%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters10.0%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.1%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.0%1.3%
Source: The Herron High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.