Mitchell High School (Indiana)
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|Mitchell High School|
|1000 Bishop Boulevard
Mitchell, Indiana, Lawrence County 47446
|Type||Public high school|
|School district||Mitchell Community Schools|
|Student to teacher ratio||18.40|
|Athletics conference||Patoka Lake Conference|
|Website||Mitchell High School|
Mitchell High School is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It serves more than 550 students in grades nine through twelve.
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).
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