North Central High School

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1801 E 86th St

Indianapolis, IN 46240

(317) 259-5301

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 3,390

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

36 Parent Reviews for North Central High School

NCHS is a welcoming and rigorous school with a strong focus on the academic and character development of its students. It s a large school with an ethnically and economically diverse student body, which accounts for its wider spread on standardized test scores and state rankings. This in no way reflects ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/10/15

North Central is a great high school school in a very supportive community. The North Central staff embraces the very diverse learners that they serve. They provide excellent educational programming for all students; however, with more state funding, they could provide even more opportunities for students ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 01/05/15

North Central HS is part of Washington Township Schools located in Indianapolis, IN. Washington Township has been a standard bearer for excellence in education throughout the state of Indiana for decades. Students are challenged academically, nurtured socially, and supported by dedicated and committed ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 01/05/15

North Central High School, located in the Metropolitan School District of Washington Township (MSDWT), is situated in the northern section of Indianapolis, Indiana and Marion County. It is a dynamic community with broad diversity in cultures, religions, ethnic groups, races and socioeconomic levels. ...  Read more

Posted by a principal on 01/02/15

Outstanding staff with supportive parents that creates a wonderful learning environment for students! Washington Township Schools are one of few public school districts in the nation offering International Baccalaureate (IB) to all students in all schools!

Posted by a teacher on 01/02/15

My daughter is a Senior at NC. I have to say Mom and I are very happy with her experience all years. The thing I wanted to comment on was the anti bullying and safety policies- they have been excellent. Have to say, stuff happens and NC has jumped on it fast to squash it. Teachers are out in the halls ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/07/14

North Central is a very big, diverse, challenging, and fun high school. However, it might not be perfect for everybody. I really like all of the opportunities North Central has to offer. There are more than 100 fun, random, crazy, community service, and academic clubs. (Flash mob, national honors societies, ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/18/13

My sons are both graduates of NCHS. One is a UMich graduate who entered there with enough credits to finish in 3 years because of AP and IB credits. He has a Georgetown law degree and works for Boeing. My other son is a 2012 Georgetown University graduate. He teaches AP World History at Wilson High ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/26/13

this is the worst school in Indianapolis. I went here my freshman year and absolutely hated it!!!!! I am now homeschooled. This school is way to much to handle!!!

Posted by a student on 07/23/13

There are many opportunities provided for all students, however, due to it's size, it can be easy to get loss in the shuffle. learn as much as you can abuot the offerings and programs the school has to offer to help your child navigate such a big system.

Posted by a parent on 06/24/13

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Test scores for North Central High School

ECA* Test Scores

Grade Level: All

Test Year: 2012
North Central High School
M S D Washington Township
* In 2011-2012 Indiana used the End-of-Course (ECA) assessment to test students in middle and high school in Algebra I, Biology I, and English 10. The ECA is a criterion-referenced assessment developed specifically for students completing their instruction in Algebra I, Biology I, or English 10. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.

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Indianapolis schools — North Central High School is located at 1801 E 86th St, Indianapolis IN 46240. 1801 E 86th St is in the 46240 ZIP code in Indianapolis, IN The school district for North Central High School is the M S D Washington Township. North Central High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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