Valparaiso High School

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Valparaiso High School at a glance
Member of SO since
Best finish, regionals 2008, 1st- score 36
Best finish, state 2008, 2nd- score 96
Best finish, nationals 2008, 11th- score 392 points



Valparaiso, IN, located in Northwest Indiana, has a very strong tradition of Science Olympiad success. Home to 4 time national appearing Ben Franklin Middle School and 19 time national apppearing (and 2 time National Champion) Thomas Jefferson Middles School, Valparaiso High School has great students feeding into it. A school of roughly 2,200 students, Valparaiso has a strong program for advanced students, offering over 15 AP courses, as well as an extremely rigorous IB program, including HL classes in Chemistry and Biology. With such high level classes offered in school, it's no surprise the students are well prepared for SO competition.

Current Team

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 1st
State 4th 205 2 1 0 4 0 3 3 7
2004 Regionals 1st
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
*Scoring system was backwards...high score won. Under current system, score would be 482