Top 10 Best Elkhart County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 59 public schools serving 34,124 students in Elkhart County, IN (there are 52 private schools, serving 4,502 private students). 88% of all K-12 students in Elkhart County, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%).
The top ranked public schools in Elkhart County, IN are Wakarusa Elementary School, Nappanee Elementary School and Woodview Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Elkhart County, IN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Indiana public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Elkhart County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Indiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Indiana public school average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Best Public Schools in Elkhart County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wakarusa Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
400 N Washington St
Wakarusa, IN 46573
(574) 862-2000
Grades: K-5
| 520 students
Rank: #22.
Nappanee Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
755 E Van Buren St
Nappanee, IN 46550
(574) 773-7421
Grades: K-5
| 373 students
Rank: #33.
Woodview Elementary School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
800 E Woodview Dr
Nappanee, IN 46550
(574) 773-3117
Grades: K-5
| 407 students
Rank: #44.
Madison Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
66030 Dogwood Rd
Wakarusa, IN 46573
(574) 633-4531
Grades: K-5
| 123 students
Rank: #55.
Jimtown Intermediate School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
58703 Cr 3 S
Elkhart, IN 46517
(574) 294-2158
Grades: 3-6
| 571 students
Rank: #66.
North Wood Middle School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
301 N Elkhart
Wakarusa, IN 46573
(574) 862-2710
Grades: 6-8
| 690 students
Rank: #77.
Benton Elementary School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
68350 Cr 31
Goshen, IN 46526
(574) 831-2192
Grades: K-6
| 458 students
Rank: #88.
Millersburg Elementary- Middle School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
203 E Main St
Millersburg, IN 46543
(574) 642-3074
Grades: K-8
| 389 students
Rank: #99.
Middlebury Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
432 S Main St
Middlebury, IN 46540
(574) 825-2158
Grades: K-3
| 234 students
Rank: #1010.
New Paris Elementary School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
18665 Cr 46
New Paris, IN 46553
(574) 831-2196
Grades: PK-6
| 452 students
Rank: #1111.
Jefferson Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
18565 Cr 20
Goshen, IN 46528
(574) 822-5399
Grades: K-3
| 385 students
Rank: #1212.
North Wood High School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2101 N Main St
Nappanee, IN 46550
(574) 773-4127
Grades: 9-12
| 888 students
Rank: #1313.
Chamberlain Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
428 N 5th St
Goshen, IN 46528
(574) 534-2691
Grades: K-4
| 249 students
Rank: #1414.
Fairfield Jr-sr High School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
67530 Us 33
Goshen, IN 46526
(574) 831-2184
Grades: 7-12
| 872 students
Rank: #1515.
Parkside Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1202 S 7th St
Goshen, IN 46526
(574) 533-7765
Grades: K-4
| n/a students
Rank: #1616.
Jimtown High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
59021 Cr 3 S
Elkhart, IN 46517
(574) 295-2343
Grades: 9-12
| 582 students
Rank: #1717.
Northridge Middle School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
56691 Northridge Dr
Middlebury, IN 46540
(574) 825-9531
Grades: 6-8
| 1,002 students
Rank: #1818.
Concord East Side Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
57156 Cr 13 S
Elkhart, IN 46516
(574) 875-8517
Grades: K-4
| 517 students
Rank: #1919.
York Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
13549 Sr 120
Bristol, IN 46507
(574) 825-5312
Grades: K-3
| 300 students
Rank: #2020.
Northridge High School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
56779 Northridge Dr
Middlebury, IN 46540
(574) 825-2142
Grades: 9-12
| 1,410 students
Rank: #2121.
Prairie View Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1730 Regent St
Goshen, IN 46526
(574) 534-4710
Grades: PK-5
| 477 students
Rank: #2222.
Riverview Elementary School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2509 Wood St
Elkhart, IN 46516
(574) 295-4850
Grades: K-6
| 422 students
Rank: #2323.
Jimtown Junior High School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
58903 Cr 3 S
Elkhart, IN 46517
(574) 294-6586
Grades: 7-8
| 289 students
Rank: #2424.
Orchard View School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
56734 Northridge Dr
Middlebury, IN 46540
(574) 825-5405
Grades: K-5
| 369 students
Rank: #2525.
Heritage Intermediate School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
56647 Northridge Dr
Middlebury, IN 46540
(574) 822-5396
Grades: 4-6
| 599 students
Rank: #2626.
Waterford Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
65560 Sr 15
Goshen, IN 46526
(574) 533-6811
Grades: K-4
| 438 students
Rank: #2727.
Model Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
412 S Greene Rd
Goshen, IN 46526
(574) 533-7677
Grades: K-4
| 496 students
Rank: #2828.
Concord Junior High School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
59397 Cr 11 S
Elkhart, IN 46517
(574) 875-5122
Grades: 7-9
| 868 students
Rank: #2929.
Concord Ox Bow Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
23525 Cr 45
Elkhart, IN 46516
(574) 875-8538
Grades: K-4
| 436 students
Rank: #3030.
Monger Elementary School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 E Hively Ave
Elkhart, IN 46517
(574) 295-4860
Grades: K-6
| 397 students
Rank: #3131.
Goshen Junior High School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1216 S Indiana Ave
Goshen, IN 46526
(574) 533-0391
Grades: 7-9
| 1,019 students
Rank: #3232.
West Goshen Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
215 Dewey Ave
Goshen, IN 46526
(574) 533-7855
Grades: K-4
| n/a students
Rank: #3333.
Goshen High School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
401 Lincolnway East
Goshen, IN 46526
(574) 533-8651
Grades: 9-12
| 2,015 students
Rank: #3434.
Goshen Intermediate School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
925 S Greene Rd
Goshen, IN 46526
(574) 534-8640
Grades: 5-6
| 956 students
Rank: #3535.
Cleveland Elementary School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
53403 Cr 1 N
Elkhart, IN 46514
(574) 262-5580
Grades: K-6
| 595 students
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Elkhart County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1 Blazer Blvd
Elkhart, IN 46516
(574) 295-4700
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
2608 California Rd
Elkhart, IN 46514
(574) 262-5600
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
56853 Northridge Dr
Middlebury, IN 46540
(574) 825-9425
Grades: K-6
| 164 students
30046 Cr 16 West
Elkhart, IN 46516
(574) 293-3507
Grades: K-3
| n/a students
330 Lakeview Dr
Goshen, IN 46528
(574) 533-8631
Grades: 5-12
| 32 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Elkhart County, IN?
The top ranked public schools in Elkhart County, IN include Wakarusa Elementary School, Nappanee Elementary School and Woodview Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Elkhart County, IN?
59 public schools are located in Elkhart County, IN.
What percentage of students in Elkhart County, IN go to public school?
88% of all K-12 students in Elkhart County, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%).
What is the racial composition of students in Elkhart County, IN?
Elkhart County, IN public schools minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Indiana public schools average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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