Top 5 Best Adams County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 4,204 students in Adams County, IN (there are 17 private schools, serving 1,308 private students). 76% of all K-12 students in Adams County, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%).
The top ranked public schools in Adams County, IN are Adams Central High School, South Adams High School and Bellmont Senior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Adams County, IN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the Indiana public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 43% statewide average). Schools in Adams County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Indiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Indiana public school average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Best Adams County Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Adams Central High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
222 W Washington St
Monroe, IN 46772
(260) 692-6151
Grades: 9-12
| 368 students
Rank: #22.
South Adams High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1000 Parkway St
Berne, IN 46711
(260) 589-3131
Grades: 9-12
| 337 students
Rank: #33.
Bellmont Senior High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1000 North Adams Dr
Decatur, IN 46733
(260) 724-7121
Grades: 9-12
| 641 students
Rank: #44.
Adams Central Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
222 W Washington St
Monroe, IN 46772
(260) 692-6629
Grades: PK-5
| 645 students
Rank: #55.
South Adams Middle School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1212 Starfire Way
Berne, IN 46711
(260) 589-1102
Grades: 6-8
| 273 students
Rank: #66.
Adams Central Middle School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
222 W Washington St
Monroe, IN 46772
(260) 692-6151
Grades: 6-8
| 313 students
Rank: #77.
South Adams Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1012 Starfire Way
Berne, IN 46711
(260) 589-1101
Grades: PK-5
| 640 students
Rank: #88.
Bellmont Middle School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 North Adams Dr
Decatur, IN 46733
(260) 724-3137
Grades: 6-8
| 326 students
Rank: #99.
Bellmont Elementary School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 North Adams Drive
Decatur, IN 46733
(260) 724-3633
Grades: PK-5
| 661 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Adams County, IN

Adams County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
251 West 850 North
Decatur, IN 46733
(260) 724-9195
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
901 Everhart Dr
Decatur, IN 46733
(260) 724-3118
Grades: PK-1
| 288 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Adams County, IN?
The top ranked public schools in Adams County, IN include Adams Central High School, South Adams High School and Bellmont Senior High School.
How many public schools are located in Adams County, IN?
9 public schools are located in Adams County, IN.
What percentage of students in Adams County, IN go to public school?
76% of all K-12 students in Adams County, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%).
What is the racial composition of students in Adams County, IN?
Adams County, IN public schools minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Indiana public schools average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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