Danville Community High School
|Danville Community High School|
Side view of Danville Community High School.
|100 Warrior Way
Danville, Indiana, Hendricks County 46122
|Type||Public high school|
|School district||Danville Community School Corporation|
|Campus size||3A (IHSAA)|
|Color(s)||Crimson and Grey|
|Rival||Tri-West High School|
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 - Current head coach of the Illinois Fighting Illini men's basketball team
- 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". Archived from the original on 7 August 2011. Retrieved 31 July 2011.
- "School Snapshot, Danville Community High Sch, 2741". School Data. n.d. Archived from the original on 2002-07-14. 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. Archived from the original on April 16, 2014. Retrieved September 25, 2012.
- "Weidner Drafted First Overall in the NBL of Canada Draft". 26 August 2014. Retrieved 25 October 2015.