Blackford County Public Schools

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(5)
High Schools
(1)
Middle Schools
(2)
Elementary
(2)
Private Schools
(1)
There are 2 public elementary schools in Blackford County, Indiana, serving 655 students.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Indiana state average of 29%.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is more than the state average of 17:1.

Blackford County Public Elementary Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • MontpelierMontpelier School
    107 East Monroe St
    MontpelierIN47359
    (765)728-2402
    251 students | Gr. KG-6
  • Hartford CitySouthside Elementary School
    1515 South Monroe St
    Hartford CityIN47348
    (765)348-7584
    404 students | Gr. KG-3

County Statistics

About Blackford County County Statistics (IN) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 12,971 people 6,400,674 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 14% 20%
Median Household Income $41,250 $47,900
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School-to-Prison Pipeline Persists Despite Local, State and National Efforts
Inadequate funding and resources for schools, harsh zero-tolerance discipline policies, police presence in public schools, and de facto segregation continue to create school environments in which poor and minority students have little chance of succeeding. The result is a continuation of the school-to-prison pipeline that has been commonplace in the American education system for decades, despite federal, state and local efforts to curb the problem.
Did You Know?
Blackford County, IN public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.05, which is lower than the Indiana average of 0.45. The most diverse school district in Blackford County is Blackford County Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Indiana or in the USA.