Ohio County Public Schools

All Schools
(2)
High Schools
(1)
Elementary
(1)
There are 2 public schools in Ohio County, Indiana, serving 885 students.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the Indiana state average of 29%.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the state average of 17:1.

Ohio County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • Rising SunOhio County Elem-middle School
    436 South Mulberry St
    Rising SunIN47040
    (812)438-2626
    630 students | Gr. KG-8
  • Rising Sun
    Rising Sun High School
    120 South Henrietta St
    Rising SunIN47040
    (812)438-2652
    255 students | Gr. 9-12

County Statistics

About Ohio County County Statistics (IN) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 5,480 people 6,400,674 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 18% 20%
Median Household Income $49,634 $47,900
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Did You Know?
Ohio 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 0.06, which is lower than the Indiana average of 0.45. The most diverse school district in Ohio County is Ohio County Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Indiana or in the USA.