Valparaiso High School

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Valparaiso High School At a Glance
Member of SO since
Best finish, regionals 1st, 2008, 2009
Best finish, state 2nd, 2008
Best finish, nationals 11th, 2008



Valparaiso High School, located in Northwest Indiana, has a very strong tradition of Science Olympiad success. Home to Benjamin Franklin Middle School with four national appearances and Thomas Jefferson Middle School with 19 national appearances - and two National Championships, Valparaiso High School has a fantastic base of Division B competitors.

School Info

A school of approximately 2,200 students, Valparaiso High School has a rigorous program for advanced students, offering over 15 Advanced Placement courses and the International Baccalaureate Program.

Current Team

The team is currently preparing for the 2012 State competition.

History

Year Competition Rank Points Golds Silvers Bronzes 4th 5th 6th Total 1-3 Total Medals
1999 Regionals 1st
State 2nd
Nationals 11th 476* 1 1 1 0 0 1 3 4
2000 Regionals 1st
State
2001 Regionals 1st
State
2002 Regionals 1st
State
2003 Regionals 2nd
State 4th 205 2 1 0 4 0 3 3 7
2004 Regionals 2nd
State 6th 207 3 1 4 1 1 0 8 10
2005 Riley 6th 137 3 2 0 3 2 2 5 5
Regionals 1st 57 9 6 2 2 2 2 17 17
State 5th 197 1 2 2 1 4 2 5 10
2006 Riley 3rd 114 2 1 6 1 3 5 9 9
Regionals 1st 68 7 7 3 2 2 0 17 17
State 5th 153 1 2 4 1 2 5 7 10
2007 Riley 2nd 73 5 5 3 3 2 2 13 13
Regionals 1st 54 11 7 0 1 1 2 18 18
State 2nd 137 5 2 4 2 0 1 11 13
Nationals 11th 430 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 4
2008 Riley 1st 76 9 2 4 3 1 1 15 15
Regionals 1st 36 15 5 1 2 0 0 21 21
State 2nd 97 2 4 9 3 0 1 15 18
Nationals 11th 392 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 5
2009 Northridge (Green) 4th **113 2 2 1 2 3 3 5 13
Northridge (White) 1st **79 5 4 5 4 0 1 14 18
Regionals (A) 1st 36 15 5 1 2 0 0 21 21
*Scoring system was backwards...high score won. Under current system, score would be 482
**Only 21 events were offered at Northridge. Valpo White chose to compete in only 19 events.