Greenfield-Central High School in Greenfield, IN - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,459
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    172 3.6
  • Ranking

Greenfield-Central High School is a public school in Greenfield, Indiana. It has 1,459 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 81% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 172 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

810 North Broadway
Greenfield, IN 46140
(317) 462-9211

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 172 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 4
    Academics: There are great teachers here at the school who will stay before or after school to help struggling students.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Student Culture & Diversity: There isn't a lot of sexual or racial diversity in the school. The community is mostly white. Peer pressure is very heavy here. I remember being pressured to smoke marijuana my freshman year when I was only fourteen. I said no because my mother would have punished me severely and I was not interested in drugs. It is just an example of how young people are pressured into trying things they are too inexperienced for.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Health & Safety: The school has had alcohol and drug use issues in the past from students. There are sometimes physical fights but there is never anything too bad. No weapons are really brought into the school and there isn't a prominent threat of gang or gang violence in the community or the school. The school is pretty safe for the most part.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: I played sports and was involved in academic clubs and they were great. The staff members who led these were very qualified and were always reliable. Mr. Bryant, the principle, makes sure to make it to almost every sporting or arts event as well as making sure that academic clubs are up to par.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Overall Experience: This school was really fun to attend. Not only was there plenty of opportunity to be involved but the administration and staff cared to reach out to students who wanted to have some help in any aspect, social or academic. I played Junior and Varsity softball all through high school, was involved in homecoming activities like powderpuff football, and also was in several academic groups like Student Leadership Academy. What was the most important thing was that even if I didn't do all of these things, the classroom and school setting made it easy to have fun and learn during the school day. I would want my future children attending a school like this.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
3.33 Greenfield Central Junior High School Public
3.66 Weston Elementary School Public
3.66 Harris Elementary School Public
3.33 Greenfield Intermediate School Public
St. Michael's Catholic School Private, Religious
3.33 J.B. Stephens Elementary School Public
3.33 Brandywine Elementary School Public
3.33 Maxwell Intermediate School Public
3.66 Eden Elementary School Public
3.33 Mt. Vernon Middle School Public
3.00 Mt. Vernon High School Public
3.33 Fortville Elementary School Public
3.33 New Palestine High School Public
3.66 Mt. Comfort Elementary School Public
3.33 New Palestine Elementary School Public
3.33 Doe Creek Middle School Public
3.33 Sugar Creek Elementary School Public
3.00 Morristown Junior/Senior High School Public
2.66 Morristown Elementary School Public
Zion Lutheran School Private, Religious
3.66 McCordsVille Elementary School Public
3.33 Eastern Hancock High School Public
3.33 Eastern Hancock Middle School Public
3.33 Eastern Hancock Elementary School Public
3.66 Brookview Elementary School Public
3.00 Winding Ridge Elementary School Public
3.33 Sunny Heights Elementary School Public
2.66 Stonybrook Middle School Public
3.00 Stonybrook Intermediate Academy Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 Mt. Vernon High School 8 mi. 1,135
3.33 New Palestine High School 8 mi. 1,099
3.33 Pendleton Heights High School 14 mi. 1,336
3.00 Irvington Community School 14 mi. 1,005
3.00 Shelbyville Senior High School 20 mi. 1,149

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Greenfield-Central High School United States Irvington Community School Mt. Vernon High School New Palestine High School Pendleton Heights High School Shelbyville Senior High School
White 94.0% 51.0% 72.0% 83.0% 95.0% 93.0% 86.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.8% 0% 2.0% 0% 0% 1.0%
Hispanic 1.0% 25.0% 6.0% 2.0% 1.0% 1.0% 7.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 8.0% 4.0% 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
African American 0% 15.0% 11.0% 7.0% 0% 1.0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 25.6%
Grade 10 25.2%
Grade 11 24.5%
Grade 12 24.7%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 68% Yes
  • 28% Not sure.
  • 4% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 27% Staff is always willing to help you
  • 20% People care
  • 18% Good staff
  • 18% At times the school is like family
  • 16% Students are supportive

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 36% There tends to be a lot of drama.
  • 28% A handful of physical fights happen each year
  • 20% Dress code is favoritist and/or disregarded
  • 8% Classes are not challenging enough
  • 8% No comprehensive sex education (for both sexes)

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 16 responses

  • 62% Offers a variety of classes/people are supportive
  • 25% Involved Adminstration, Mr Byant
  • 12% The Mars Rover Team I was a part of

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 59% Great place to learn and be involved in
  • 18% Pushing to your potential, overall great
  • 12% Diverse
  • 6% Hickville
  • 6% Purgatory

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 50% Don't be afraid to ask questions
  • 29% Walk on the correct side of hallway
  • 14% DON'T STOP IN THE MIDDLE OF THE HALLWAY I S2G
  • 7% Don't make eye contact

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 7% I love everything about this school.
  • 87% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 7% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.