School Information

Grades Served: 10th – 12th

Student Handbook: Student Handbook.pdf

Purpose: To prepare more students for post-secondary education or training. Ben Davis University High School will maintain the school district’s focus on personalized education by redefining the high school experience and closing socioeconomic achievement gaps, while helping students develop a sense of purpose for completing high school.

Mission Statement: Ben Davis University High School, a partnership between the MSD of Wayne Township and Vincennes University, will provide rigorous, innovative educational programming designed for students who excel in a small and supportive academic environment, culminating in a high school diploma and associate’s degree.

Enrollment: 380 students as of February 2, 2017

School Hours: 9:15 a.m. – 4:10 p.m.

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Facility: Ben Davis University High School opened in August, 2007 at the former Ben Davis Junior High

Staff: 18 teachers, 10 VU Adjunct professors, plus office staff, student services, nurse, cooks, custodians, and administrators

BDU/VU Grading Scale

Standards Based Value on a 4 pt Scale Percent Based Letter Grade
Exemplary 4.00
3.67
93-100
90-92
A
A-
Proficient 3.33
3.00
2.67
87-89
83-86
80-82
B+
B
B-
Progressing 2.33
2.00
77-79
70-76
C+
C
Danger of Failing 1.65 60-69 D
Failing 0 0-59 F