Hammond school information

IndexHammondIndianaNational
Average Test Scores54%66%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:122:116:1
Total public schools211,75579,221
Total private schools867524,874
Total post-secondary schools21417,963
The Hammond, IN educational system consists of 21 public schools, 8 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Hammond public schools have average test scores of 54% which is 19% lower than than the Indiana average and 10% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Hammond public schools is 18:1, compared to 22:1 in Indiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.1% have completed high school, 14.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Hammond are 10% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 21 public schools in Hammond.
  • 76.0% of people in Hammond have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.1% of people in Hammond have completed high school.
  • 14.0% of people in Hammond have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Hammond

IndexHammondIndianaNational
Completed 8th grade76.0%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school74.1%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college43.4%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.7%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.0%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters4.1%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.0%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Hammond (high school & post-secondary)

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Winfield, IN5,23385%73%
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Hammond, IN78,34954%10%

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St. George, UT78,57348%2%
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Hammond, IN78,34954%10%
Source: The Hammond, IN education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.