Kokomo High School
School DescriptionSCHOOL PROFILE
Kokomo High School (KHS) is a comprehensive four year secondary school with an enrollment of 2,000 students. The school is dedicated to helping students learn through outstanding internationally recognized programs in robotics, forensics, band and choir. Offering the prestigious International Baccalaureate (IB) and ESL programs, Kokomo High School creates a culture of excellence and achievement.
Kokomo High School is proud of its expansive campus facilities with two indoor gymnasiums, swimming and diving pools, four soccer fields, football/track stadiums, ten tennis courts, two softball and a baseball diamond. There are outdoor locker rooms for track and football, and a new business lab with special learning environments. The school also has a unique opportunity to living in a dorm.
SPORTS AND ARTS
Kokomo High School is a charter member of the premier (and oldest) sports conference in Indiana, the North Central Conference.
KHS has a long history of clubs and courses to support various artistic interests; drama,band and choir are some of the activities founded when the school first opened.
Kokomo is found about one hour north of the state’s largest city, Indianapolis. It has a rich history and plenty of multi-cultural events, celebrations and festivals to enjoy year-round. For entertainment and shopping there is a 12-screen movie theater, live music venues, and two major shopping malls.
- 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
Diploma Year Offered?Yes
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Accepting Students in GradesNo
Other - Eligibility Requirements?Interviews conducted, if needed. C+ average minimum required.
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