Top 10 Best Indiana Public Schools (2024)

Indiana is the #19 largest school system in the United States, serving 1,033,082 students across the 1,914 public schools for the 2024 school year (there are 766 private schools, serving 121,664 students). 89% of all K-12 students in Indiana are educated in public schools (compared to national average of 90%).
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Indiana is 36%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 43%.
The top ranked public schools in Indiana are Indiana For Sci Math Hmn, Signature School Inc and Childs Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 35% (majority Hispanic and Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 16:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(IN) School Average
Asian
3%
Hispanic
14%
Black
13%
White
65%
Two or more races
5%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Indiana (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Indiana For Sci Math Hmn
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 11-12
Bsu - 301 N Talley Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306
(765) 285-8102
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Signature School Inc
Charter School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
610 Main St
Evansville, IN 47708
(812) 421-1820
Rank: #33.
Childs Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 84% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-6
2211 S High St
Bloomington, IN 47401
(812) 330-7756
Rank: #44.
Northpoint Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 86% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
50800 Cherry Rd
Granger, IN 46530
(574) 271-8598
Rank: #55.
Prairie Vista Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
15400 Brick Rd
Granger, IN 46530
(574) 271-0055
Rank: #66.
West Clay Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
3495 W 126 St
Carmel, IN 46032
(317) 733-6500
Rank: #77.
Carmel High School
Math: 77% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 77% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
520 E Main St
Carmel, IN 46032
(317) 846-7721
Rank: #88.
Oak Trace Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-4
16504 Oak Ridge Rd
Westfield, IN 46074
(317) 867-6400
Rank: #99.
White Lick Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 83% (Top 1%)
Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
1400 S Odell St
Brownsburg, IN 46112
(317) 852-3126
Rank: #1010.
College Wood Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 87% (Top 1%)
Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
12415 Shelborne Rd
Carmel, IN 46032
(317) 733-6430

Best Indiana Public Schools by County (2024)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
9
4,204
14%
88
54,553
47%
3
1,619
15%
17
12,811
17%
3
1,133
6%
17
6,810
41%
33
19,105
34%
10
4,014
6%
11
6,077
33%
10
4,537
20%
12
6,563
8%
34
15,579
23%
17
7,529
20%
59
34,124
47%
18
11,800
22%
9
3,804
13%
13
4,739
11%
26
9,355
29%
15
4,797
6%
67
61,021
26%
25
14,758
14%
45
31,956
29%
18
6,681
9%
27
11,432
25%
14
7,374
34%
11
5,296
16%
6
2,984
10%
40
28,089
21%
13
5,278
10%
18
10,460
23%
13
5,145
13%
119
75,914
62%
34
14,807
34%
31
18,397
26%
253
159,183
71%
15
7,228
26%
13
5,977
15%
33
14,233
22%
24
10,802
7%
6
1,723
16%
16
6,827
24%
6
2,202
5%
7
2,221
7%
5
2,930
7%
5
1,712
5%
53
26,228
28%
9
3,547
9%
18
5,668
7%
16
10,253
26%
15
5,329
6%
7
2,065
7%
9
3,856
6%
18
7,411
17%
11
3,922
13%
5
2,205
11%
3
1,014
5%
28
13,940
20%
15
5,150
10%
18
10,070
13%
22
9,171
21%
9
5,114
10%
12
4,385
23%

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Indiana?
The top ranked public schools in Indiana include Indiana For Sci Math Hmn, Signature School Inc and Childs Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Indiana?
1,914 public schools are located in Indiana.
What percentage of students in Indiana go to public school?
89% of all K-12 students in Indiana are educated in public schools (compared to national average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Indiana?
Minority enrollment in Indiana is 35% (majority Hispanic and Black)

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