Top 5 Best Bedford Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,708 students in Bedford, IN (there are 3 private schools, serving 287 private students). 93% of all K-12 students in Bedford, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%).
The top ranked public schools in Bedford, IN are Bedford-north Lawrence High School, Shawswick Elementary School and Parkview 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 35% (versus the Indiana public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 43% statewide average). Schools in Bedford have an average ranking of 4/10, 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 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Best Bedford, IN Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bedford-north Lawrence High School
Math: 38% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
595 N Stars Blvd
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 279-9756
Grades: 9-12
| 1,397 students
Rank: #22.
Shawswick Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
71 Shawswick School Rd
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 279-3115
Grades: K-6
| 457 students
Rank: #33.
Parkview Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2024 W 16th St
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 275-3301
Grades: K-6
| 502 students
Rank: #44.
Needmore Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
278 Trogdon Lane
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 279-2192
Grades: K-6
| 263 students
Rank: #55.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2014 'f' St
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 275-6311
Grades: K-6
| 342 students
Rank: #66.
Bedford Middle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1501 'n' St
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 279-9781
Grades: 7-8
| 446 students
Rank: n/an/a
Lawrence County Independent Schools
Charter School
223 Old Farm Road
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 277-9803
Grades: K-8
| 301 students
Rank: n/an/a
North Lawrence Career Center
Vocational School
258 Bnl Dr
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 279-3561
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Bedford, Indiana

Bedford, Indiana Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Englewood School (Closed 2021)
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
| n/a students
278 Trogdon Lane
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 279-2192
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
1701 Brian Lane Way
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 275-2333
Grades: PK-2
| n/a students
71 Shawswick School Rd
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 275-6121
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
420 'w' St
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 275-4821
Grades: K-5
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Bedford, IN?
The top ranked public schools in Bedford, IN include Bedford-north Lawrence High School, Shawswick Elementary School and Parkview Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Bedford, IN?
8 public schools are located in Bedford, IN.
What percentage of students in Bedford, IN go to public school?
93% of all K-12 students in Bedford, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%).
What is the racial composition of students in Bedford, IN?
Bedford, IN public schools minority enrollment is 8% 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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