Mississinewa Community School Corporation News

Wondering what’s going on in Mississinewa Community Schools? You’ve come to the right place. On this page we’ll post all the latest news and events, kudos for our staff and students, school awards, and more. Please come back to visit often.

Band And Choir Success At State Competitions

The Mississinewa High School band competed recently in the ISSMA district organizational band contest at Marion High School. Mississinewa received a gold rating for their performance. The choir competed at Pendleton Heights. Crimson Choir earned a silver in performance and sight reading. Ole Miss Singers earned a gold rating.

Mississinewa High School Earns National & State Recognition

Mississinewa High School has received recognition from two major national publications.

The U.S. News 2017 Best High School rankings include data on more than 22,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Schools received gold, silver, or bronze medals based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college. Mississinewa High School earned a silver medal and ranked 39th in Indiana and 2565th nationally out of 28,469 high schools.

The Washington Post 2017 list of America’s Most Challenging High Schools ranks schools through an index formula that’s a simple ratio: the number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and Advanced International Certificate of Education tests given at a school each year, divided by the number of seniors who graduated that year. A ratio of 1.000 means the school had as many tests as graduates. Mississinewa High School is ranked 26th in the state of Indiana and 1919th nationally.

MHS Awarded U.S. News & World Report Silver Medal

The U.S News and World Report 2016 List of America's Best High Schools has awarded Mississinewa High School with a silver medal. In Indiana, there were 46 silver medal recipients, 78 bronze medalists, and 3 gold medal schools. Mississinewa High School is ranked 42nd in the state of Indiana and 2,457th in the United States. Congratulations to the staff, students, parents, and school community.

America's Most Challenging Schools

Mississinewa High School has been named in The Washington Post's 2016 list of "America's Most Challenging High Schools" for the third time in the last four years. Mississinewa High School ranks 1645th nationally and 24th in the state of Indiana.

America’s Most Challenging High Schools ranks schools through an index formula that’s a simple ratio: the number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and Advanced International Certificate of Education tests given at a school each year, divided by the number of seniors who graduated that year. A ratio of 1.000 means the school had as many tests as graduates.

Check out The Washington Post article for more information on this great recognition.