Pike County Public Schools

All Schools
(5)
High Schools
(1)
Middle Schools
(1)
Elementary
(3)
Pre-K
(3)
There are 5 public schools in Pike County, Indiana, serving 1,999 students.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the Indiana state average of 29%.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the state average of 17:1.

Pike County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • OtwellHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Otwell Elementary School
    1869 North Sr 257
    OtwellIN47564
    (812)354-2600
    189 students | Gr. PK-5
  • PetersburgPetersburg Elementary School
    1415 East Alford St
    PetersburgIN47567
    (812)354-6876
    478 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Petersburg
    Pike Central High School
    1810 East Sr 56
    PetersburgIN47567
    (812)354-8478
    577 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Petersburg
    Pike Central Middle School
    1814 East Sr 56
    PetersburgIN47567
    (812)354-8478
    456 students | Gr. 6-8
  • WinslowWinslow Elementary School
    301 East Porter St
    WinslowIN47598
    (812)789-2209
    299 students | Gr. PK-5

County Statistics

About Pike County County Statistics (IN) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 12,275 people 6,400,674 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 21% 20%
Median Household Income $43,727 $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?
Pike 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 0.54, which is higher than the Indiana average of 0.45. The most diverse school district in Pike County is East Stroudsburg Area School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Indiana or in the USA.