Valparaiso High School
|Valparaiso High School at a glance|
|Member of SO since|
|Best finish, regionals||2007|
|Best finish, state||2008, score of 96|
|Best finish, nationals||2008: 11th place, 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.