Top 10 Best Indiana Blue Ribbon Public High Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 18 blue ribbon public high schools serving 23,926 students in Indiana.
Blue ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon public high schools in Indiana are Signature School Inc, Carmel High School and West Lafayette Jr/sr High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Indiana blue ribbon public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 58% (versus the Indiana public high school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 77% (versus the 58% statewide average).
Indiana blue ribbon public high school have a Graduation Rate of 95%, which is more than the Indiana average of 88%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Carmel High School, with 97% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Indiana or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the Indiana public high school average of 30% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Indiana Blue Ribbon Public High Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Students Year
  • Rank: #11.
    Signature School Inc Charter School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    610 Main St
    Evansville, IN 47708
    (812) 421-1820

    366 students
    Year: 2008, 2014
  • Rank: #22.
    Carmel High School Math: 73% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    520 E Main St
    Carmel, IN 46032
    (317) 846-7721

    5,060 students
    Year: 2004
  • Rank: #33.
    West Lafayette Jr/sr High School Math: 76% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1105 N Grant St
    West Lafayette, IN 47906
    (765) 746-0400

    1,129 student
    Year: 2003
  • Rank: #44.
    Herron High School Charter School
    Math: 63% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    110 E 16th St
    Indianapolis, IN 46202
    (317) 231-0010

    861 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #55.
    Zionsville Community High School Math: 63% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1000 Mulberry St
    Zionsville, IN 46077
    (317) 873-3355

    1,998 student
    Year: 2004
  • Rank: #66.
    Leo Junior/senior High School Math: 60% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    14600 Amstutz Rd
    Leo, IN 46765
    (260) 446-0180

    1,355 student
    Year: 2009
  • Rank: #77.
    Morgan Township Middle/High School Math: 65% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    299 S Sr 49
    Valparaiso, IN 46383
    (219) 462-5883

    427 students
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #88.
    Hamilton Southeastern High School Math: 59% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    13910 E 126th St
    Fishers, IN 46037
    (317) 594-4190

    3,208 students
    Year: 2005
  • Rank: #99.
    Northwestern Senior High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3431 N 400 W
    Kokomo, IN 46901
    (765) 454-2332

    566 students
    Year: 2006
  • Rank: #1010.
    Homestead Senior High School Math: 54% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4310 Homestead Rd
    Fort Wayne, IN 46814
    (260) 431-2202

    2,343 students
    Year: 2005
  • Rank: #1111.
    Speedway Senior High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    5357 W 25th St
    Indianapolis, IN 46224
    (317) 244-7238

    516 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #1212.
    Charles A Tindley Accelerated School Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3960 Meadows Dr
    Indianapolis, IN 46205
    (317) 545-1745

    301 students
    Year: 2010
  • Rank: #1313.
    New Palestine High School Math: 42% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    4485 S Victory Dr
    New Palestine, IN 46163
    (317) 861-4417

    1,171 student
    Year: 2012
  • Rank: #1414.
    Lawrenceburg High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    100 Tiger Blvd
    Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
    (812) 537-7219

    639 students
    Year: 2006
  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Cascade Senior High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6565 S Cr 200 W
    Clayton, IN 46118
    (317) 539-9315

    457 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Yorktown High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1100 S Tiger Dr
    Yorktown, IN 47396
    (765) 759-2550

    801 students
    Year: 2012
  • Rank: #1717.
    South Adams High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1000 Parkway St
    Berne, IN 46711
    (260) 589-3131

    342 students
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #1818.
    Lawrence Central High School Math: 24% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7300 E 56th St
    Indianapolis, IN 46226
    (317) 964-7400

    2,386 students
    Year: 2006
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