Indiana Employment and Education

Indiana has 2,005 schools and they spend $8,492 on each student yearly. The graduation rate was at 82.1% in 2000, raised from 75.6% in 1990. NAEP scores that students in 4th and 8th grade tested higher than national average rates in all subjects (reading, writing, math and science). Some of the most impressive scores were in writing and mathematic sections. Fourth grade students tested at basic or above levels in math 84% of the time in 2005, and in writing 88% was proficient at or above basic levels in 2002.

Indiana is also known for some of the best college universities in the U.S. Indians has the #1 rated Research Park in the country at Purdue and Rose-Hulman is the nation’s top Master’s level engineering school. It is also home the popular University of Notre Dame.