Top 10 Best Bedford Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 3,853 students in Bedford, IN. Bedford has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Indiana.
The top ranked public schools in Bedford, IN are Needmore Elementary School, Parkview Intermediate School and Shawswick Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Bedford, IN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Indiana public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Bedford have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Indiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Indiana public school average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Bedford, IN Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Needmore Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
278 Trogdon Lane
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 279-2192
Grades: K-5
| 146 students
Rank: #22.
Parkview Intermediate School
Math: 57% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2024 W 16th St
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 275-3301
Grades: 3-5
| 270 students
Rank: #33.
Shawswick Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
71 Shawswick School Rd
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 279-3115
Grades: K-5
| 276 students
Rank: #44.
Shawswick Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
71 Shawswick School Rd
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 275-6121
Grades: 6-8
| 202 students
Rank: #55.
Bedford-north Lawrence High School
Math: 33% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
595 N Stars Blvd
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 279-9756
Grades: 9-12
| 1,564 students
Rank: #66.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2014 'f' St
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 275-6311
Grades: K-5
| 290 students
Rank: #77.
Bedford Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1501 'n' St
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 279-9781
Grades: 6-8
| 606 students
Rank: #88.
Stalker Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
420 'w' St
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 275-4821
Grades: K-5
| 226 students
North Lawrence Career Center
Vocational School
258 Bnl Dr
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 279-3561
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
1701 Brian Lane Way
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 275-2333
Grades: PK-2
| 273 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Bedford, Indiana

Bedford, Indiana Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Englewood School (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
3203 Washington Ave
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 279-8876
Grades: K-11
| 28 students
223 Old Farm Rd
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 279-2376
Grades: K-5
| 171 students

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