Hammond Central High School
Hammond Central High School (HCHS) is a state-of-the-art, dynamic school, serving over 2000 students. Located in Hammond, Indiana, on Calumet Avenue (US 41, just north of the Borman Expressway, HCHS was established in 2020 as a consolidation of George Rogers Clark High School, Hammond High School as well as portions of the Donald E. Gavit High School population. Hammond Central is paving the way in technology, project-based instruction, and college and career readiness.
As a UCAN school, students are taking challenging, advanced placement, dual-credit courses, and Project Lead the Way courses, earning college credit while in high school. HCHS is proud to be a New Tech Network High School for grades 9-12, providing research-based, project-based learning environments for all students. Hammond Central High School is home to the Wolves and we have a wide range of athletic and extracurricular offerings as well as modern, fully-equipped athletic facilities. The Pack Will Lead!!
5926 Calumet Avenue
Hammond, IN 46320
Indiana College Core
Do you want to get a head start on college? The Indiana College Core allows high school students to earn 30 general education credits that can be transferred as a block to any public college or university in Indiana, as well as some private institutions. In other words, students who earn the College Core in high school may already be finished with their first year of college at a fraction of the cost. To learn more about the Indiana College Core and put together your plan, use My College Core (mycollegecore.org) and work closely with your school counselor.
What is FAFSA?
The Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the most important document for determining if you’re eligible for financial aid — money to help you pay for education and training beyond high school. The easiest way to file the FAFSA is online at FAFSA.gov.
After you file your FAFSA, your college will be able to tell you which scholarships and grants you could receive as well as how much money you can borrow in federal loans. To find out more about the FAFSA, including what kinds of state financial aid is available, check out Learn More Indiana’s FAFSA guide for Hoosiers.
Contact Learn More Indiana and get connected with specialists who can answer your questions.
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