Bloomfield School District is committed to the academic achievement of students.
Bloomfield Jr.-Sr. High School has one of the highest graduation rates in the state of Indiana. The graduation rate average for Bloomfield School District from 2006-2009 was ninety-one (91%) percent. The 2009 graduation rate for Bloomfield Jr.-Sr. High School was ninety-two (92%) percent. In 2010, Bloomfield School District's graduation rate was 97.5%.
Ninety percent of the graduating classes from 2008 and 2009 pursued post-secondary education at a two-year or four-year institution. Eighty-seven percent of the graduating class of 2010 pursued post-secondary education at a two-year or four-year institution.
Bloomfield Jr.-Sr. High School students have dual credit opportunities. It is possible for a student at Bloomfield Jr._Sr. High School to accumulate 91 dual college credits prior to graduation. These dual credit classes may be transferred to a four or two year post-secondary educational institution allowing students to obtain college credit at a fraction of the normal cost of tuition. Most of the credits are from public universities in Indiana and will transfer to other public universities. If a student is going to enroll in a private post-secondary institutiion they will need to check to see if the institution will accept the dual college credits. Forty of seventy seniors in the class of 2011 will graduate with dual college credit classes. One of the students in the class of 2011 will graduate with seventy (70) dual college credits. Bloomfield School District offers seventeen (17) dual college credit opportunities from Vincennes University and Ivy Tech State College. Bloomfield School District offers a dual credit opportunity from IUPUI. An additional dual credit opportunity is also available through Purdue. Dual credit classes include Advanced Biology, Advanced Placement Calculus AB, Advanced Introduction to Literature, Advanced Life Sciences, Advanced Placement World History, Anatomy and Physiology, Civil Engineering and Architecture, College Algebra, College Trigonometry, English Composition, Government, French, Spanish, Principles of Engineering, Psychology, Sociology, Speech, and U.S. History.
Bloomfield Elementary students passed the 2009 spring ISTEP+ test at a rate of 76.7 percent in math and English/Language Arts. This exceeded the state average for all schools of 71.4% in the same subject areas.
Bloomfield Elementary fifth graders ranked in the top twenty schools in the state of Indiana for achievement for the 2009 ISTEP+ spring testing window.
Students in grades 3-8 are assessed three times a year to measure academic progress. The data is used to identify and implement interventions to maximize student achievement. Classroom instruction is differentiated to address individual student weaknesses.
Bloomfield School District has a pupil/teacher ratio of 1:17.5. The individual attention students receive result in enhanced learning opportunities.
The Indiana Chamber of Commerce awarded Bloomfield Jr.-Sr. High School the distinction of being a “Best Buy School” for the last seven years. Again, Bloomfield Jr.-Sr. High School received this distinction in 2009.
Students in Bloomfield Jr.-Sr. High School have educational opportunities available that other schools in the area do not provide. Students at Bloomfield Jr.-Sr. High School can take part in a pre-engineering program through “Project Lead the Way”. Also students interested in pursuing a career in the medical field can enroll in a two year bio-medical sciences program.