PROFICIENCY 77% 16% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
57%Michigan City Area Schools
49%Michigan City

Michigan City High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Michigan City Area Schools" in Michigan City, IN. There are a total of 1,712 students and 108 teachers at Michigan City High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 981 free lunch students and 133 reduced lunch students.

Michigan City High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 77.0%, which is 16% higher than the Indiana average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch981
Reduced lunch133


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment215
Taking some courses89
Taking some courses (not tests)132
Passing some courses32
Passing no courses42

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 Michigan City High School, there are a total of 215 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 89 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School81%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School73%

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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Michigan City High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 53.7% 49.8% 71.5% 51.1%
African American 31.1% 33.0% 11.5% 15.9%
Asian 0.6% 0.6% 2.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 7.0% 7.8% 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 7.4% 8.6% 4.4% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Barker Middle School44%1.3Michigan City, IN
Joy Elementary School63%1.3Michigan City, IN
Edgewood Elementary School52%1.5Michigan City, IN
Coolspring Elementary School57%1.9Michigan City, IN
Marsh Elementary School57%2.5Michigan City, IN
Knapp Elementary School67%2.5Michigan City, IN
Martin T Krueger Middle School39%2.7Michigan City, IN
Lake Hills Elementary School62%3.7Michigan City, IN
Pine Elementary School49%3.9Town of Pines, IN
Springfield Elementary School60%6.1Michigan City, IN
Riley Elementary School72%8.0La Porte, IN
Paul F Boston Middle School61%8.8La Porte, IN

Michigan City demographics profile

StatisticMichigan CityIndianaNational
Population density (sq mi)31718091
Median age43.637.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%56%55%
Speak English94%92%79%
Speak Spanish3%5%13%

Education level achieved in Michigan City

IndexMichigan CityIndianaNational
Completed 8th grade81.4%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school80.9%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college41.8%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.6%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.8%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters6.7%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Michigan City High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.