Mitchell High School (Indiana)

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Mitchell High School
1000 Bishop Boulevard
Mitchell, Lawrence County, Indiana 47446
United States
Coordinates 38°44′12″N 86°28′49″W / 38.736640°N 86.480379°W / 38.736640; -86.480379Coordinates: 38°44′12″N 86°28′49″W / 38.736640°N 86.480379°W / 38.736640; -86.480379
Type Public high school
School district Mitchell Community Schools
Principal Troy Pritchett
Faculty 30
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 509[1] (2014-2015)
Student to teacher ratio 19.21
Athletics IHSAA 2A
Athletics conference Patoka Lake Conference
Team name Bluejackets
Newspaper The Orbit

Mitchell High School is a small public high school located in Mitchell, Indiana, United States.


Mitchell High School is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It serves more than 500 students in grades nine through twelve.


Students may earn the Indiana Honors Diploma, and college credits through Indiana Reform Institute in chemistry, language arts, calculus, and psychology.

Extracurricular activities[edit]

Student groups and activities include Art Club, Key Club, Chemistry club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, French Club, Spanish Club, Book Club, student council, and Students Against Destructive Decisions. SADD is the school's largest extracurricular activity. The Mitchell High School band, called the Marching Blue Jackets, play at every home football and basketball game.


Mitchell's athletic teams compete in the Patoka Lake Conference and the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA). In the 2015-17 athletic seasons the Jackets competed in 2A competition in all sports, Cross country, wrestling and track and field do not have a class set-up in the state of Indiana.

Mitchell's athletic teams have won more than 30 conference titles, 36 Sectional championships, five Regional crowns, and State Finals appearances in boys' basketball (1940), girls' volleyball (2001), boys' cross country (2005), and most recently girls' basketball (2007).

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Mitchell High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved September 30, 2017.

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