The Indiana Department of Education released high school graduation rate
data this week from the 2011-2012 school year.
Statewide, the Indiana graduation rate in 2012 was 88.38 percent, up from
86.61% in 2011. The federal rate was 87%, the DOE said.
Graduation rate data can be found at
According to the DOE’s data, high schools across Porter County scored higher
than the state average in 2012, including Chesterton High School which
showed a graduation rate of 91.4 percent with a class of 384 students.
Morgan Twp. HS had the highest graduation rate in the county with 98.4
percent / 62 students, followed by Hebron HS with 97.5 percent / 79
Wheeler HS reported 95.4 percent of its senior class graduated with 145
students. Kouts HS’s rate for last year was 94.9 percent / 56 students.
Valparaiso HS’s rate was 91.8 percent / 461 students, Portage HS’s rate was
90.7 percent / 546 students, Boone Grove HS’s rate was 89.8 percent / 185
students, and Washington Twp. HS’s rate was 88.9 percent / 48 students.