Danville Community High School
|Danville Community High School|
Side view of Danville Community High School.
|100 Warrior Way
Danville, Indiana, 46122
|Type||Public high school|
|Number of students||802 (2009-10)|
|School color(s)||Maroon and Silver|
|Rival||Tri-West High School|
Danville Community High School is a public high school located in Danville, Indiana, United States off of U.S. Route 36. DCHS currently enrolls students from grades nine through twelve and consistently scores above the state average in the ISTEP+. The school is operated by the Danville Community School Corporation. Danville is part of the Sagamore Conference (IHSAA).
Of Danville's 802 students (2009-10 school year), 94% are white, 0% are black, 1% are Hispanic, 1% are Asian and 3% are multiracial. 15% of students qualify for free lunches and 9% qualify for reduced price lunches.
All benchmarks are for the most recent documented year.
- ACT Composite Score: 21.7 (2007-2008)
- Advanced Placement, Pct of Exams 3 or Above: 52% (2008-2009)
- Attendance Rate: 97% (2008-2009)
- Diplomas, percent Core40/Honors: 73%,36% (2008-2009)
- Graduates Pursuing College Education, Percent: 69% (2008-2009)
- SAT Composite Score College-Bound Seniors(Verbal+Math: 1023 (2008-2009)
- John Cravens - Registar of Indiana University 1895-1936; raised in Danville and graduated from Danville Community High School and Central Indiana Normal College in Danville.
- John Groce - Men's Basketball coach at the University of Illinois
- Bob Snyder (musician) - musician known for playing tenor sax, alto sax, clarinet, and flute; graduated from Danville Community High School.
- "Indiana High School Athletic Association School Directory". Retrieved 31 July 2011.
- "School Snapshot, Danville Community High Sch, 2741". School Data. n.d. Retrieved 2008-01-04.
- "Cravens family papers, 1891-1972, bulk 1920-1922". Archives Online at Indiana University. Retrieved September 25, 2012.
- "ALUMNI HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES". Danville Community School Corporation. Retrieved September 25, 2012.