Mitchell High School is a small public high school located in Mitchell, Indiana. It serves 563 students in grades nine through twelve. The ratio of teachers to students is approximately 1:16. Mitchell, Indiana is located about 72 miles south of Indianapolis.
Mitchell High School is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Students may earn the Indiana Honors Diploma, and college credits through Indiana University in chemistry, language arts, calculus, and psychology.
Student groups and activities include art club, French club, Key Club, science club, spanish club, student council, and Students Against Destructive Decisions. SADD is the school's largest extracurricular activity. The Mitchell High School band, called the Marching Bluejackets, 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 2007-11 athletic seasons the Bluejackets will compete in 3A competition in all sports, except for football (2A). Cross country and track and field do not have a class set-up in the state of Indiana. In the new classification Mitchell is the smallest 3A school in the state.
Mitchell's athletic teams have won more than 30 conference titles, 35 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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The faculty and staff of Mitchell Junior High, in partnership with the community and home, provides a safe and secure environment that promotes
emotional, intellectual, physical, and sociological development. We strive to prepare our students for success in high school and beyond, by exposing them to varied content areas, skills, and career education needed for a smooth transition from one step of education to another.
This gives every student the opportunity to become a contributing, responsible citizen of society and instills in them a desire for lifelong learning. We accept the responsibility of shaping our students into self-disciplined, responsible young adults who are capable of meeting the challenges of an increasingly complex global society.
The mission of Burris Elementary School is to provide engaging and challenging educational opportunities for every student, preparing them to become successful life-long learners and respectful, responsible citizens.
The staff at Hatfield Elementary School, in partnership with parents and the community, is dedicated to providing an excellent education to students of all abilities, which prepares them to becomes successful life-long learners.