Top 3 Best Benton County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 1,619 students in Benton County, IN (there are 1 private school, serving 112 private students). 94% of all K-12 students in Benton County, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%).
The top ranked public schools in Benton County, IN are Otterbein Elementary School, Benton Central Jr-sr High School and Prairie Crossing Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Benton County, IN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Indiana public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Benton County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Indiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Indiana public school average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Best Public Schools in Benton County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Otterbein Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
111 W Oxford St
Otterbein, IN 47970
(765) 583-4401
Grades: K-6
| 263 students
Rank: #22.
Benton Central Jr-sr High School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4241 E 300 S
Oxford, IN 47971
(765) 884-1600
Grades: 7-12
| 799 students
Rank: #33.
Prairie Crossing Elementary School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2758 S 400 E
Oxford, IN 47971
(765) 884-3000
Grades: PK-6
| 557 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Benton County, IN

Benton County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
414 W Main St
Boswell, IN 47921
(765) 869-5523
Grades: PK-6
| 137 students
305 E 2nd St
Fowler, IN 47944
(765) 884-0310
Grades: K-6
| 343 students
405 N 5th St
Oxford, IN 47971
(765) 385-2223
Grades: K-6
| 165 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Benton County, IN?
The top ranked public schools in Benton County, IN include Otterbein Elementary School, Benton Central Jr-sr High School and Prairie Crossing Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Benton County, IN?
3 public schools are located in Benton County, IN.
What percentage of students in Benton County, IN go to public school?
94% of all K-12 students in Benton County, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%).
What is the racial composition of students in Benton County, IN?
Benton County, IN public schools minority enrollment is 15% 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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