Hobart High School (Indiana)

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Hobart High School
Yohan grey.jpg
Yohan
Address
2211 East 10th Street

, ,
46342

Coordinates41°31′16″N 87°13′56″W / 41.52111°N 87.23222°W / 41.52111; -87.23222Coordinates: 41°31′16″N 87°13′56″W / 41.52111°N 87.23222°W / 41.52111; -87.23222
Information
TypePublic high school
School districtSchool City of Hobart
SuperintendentPeggy Buffington
Teaching staff57.50 (on an FTE basis)[1]
Grades9-12
Enrollment1,265[1] (2016-2017)
Student to teacher ratio23.01[1]
Color(s)         
Fight song"Our Boys will Shine Tonight" sung to the tune of the Washington and Lee Swing
Athletics conferenceNorthwest Crossroads Conference
MascotThe Yohan
Team nameBrickies
RivalsValparaiso High School
Merrillville High School
Andrean High School
AccreditationAdvancED[2]
NewspaperHo-Hi Life
YearbookMemories
Website

Hobart High School is located in Hobart, Indiana. It is part of the School City of Hobart district.

About[edit]

The graduating class of 2009 was the first class to graduate from the school's new building at 2211 East 10th Street.[3] The old high school, located at 36 East 8th Street, has now become the middle school.

The school is located approximately 35 miles from Chicago.

Demographics[edit]

The demographic breakdown of the 1,323 students enrolled for the 2015-2016 school year was as follows:

  • Male - 49.5%
  • Female - 50.5%
  • Native American - 0.5%
  • Asian/Pacific islander - 0.6%
  • Black - 7.5%
  • Hispanic - 22.8%
  • White - 65.8%
  • Multiracial - 2.8%

40.7% of the students were eligible for free or reduced-cost lunch. For 2015-2016, Hobart was a Title I school.[1]

Athletics[edit]

The sports teams at Hobart High School are known as the "Brickies", a name derived from the brick yards that were historically located in Hobart and employed many people in the area. The school mascot is a bricklayer named Yohann. Uniform colors are Purple and Gold. Sports offered include:[4]

  • Baseball (boys)
  • Basketball (boys and girls)
  • Cross Country (boys and girls)
    • Boys state champs - 1957, 1960.[5]
  • Football (boys)
    • State champs - 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993.[5]
  • Golf (boys and girls)
  • Gymnastics (girls)
    • State champs - 2004.[5]
  • Soccer (boys and girls)
  • Softball (girls)
  • Swimming (boys and girls)
  • Tennis (boys and girls)
  • Track (boys and girls)
  • Volleyball (girls)
  • Wrestling (boys)

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Hobart High School". ed.gov. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  2. ^ "AdvancED - Institution Summary". advanc-ed.org. Retrieved 4 March 2015.
  3. ^ "Class of 2009 first to graduate at new Hobart High School". nwi.com. Retrieved 12 April 2012.
  4. ^ "2017-18 IHSAA School Directory" (pdf). IHSAA.org. IHSAA. p. 66. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  5. ^ a b c "All-Time IHSAA State Championships by School" (PDF). Ihsaa.org. IHSAA. July 11, 2018. Retrieved 12 July 2018.

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