Top 10 Best Henry County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 18 public schools serving 6,681 students in Henry County, IN (there are 3 private schools, serving 205 private students). 97% of all K-12 students in Henry County, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%).
The top ranked public schools in Henry County, IN are James Whitcomb Riley Elementary School, Shenandoah Elementary School and Westwood Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Henry County, IN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the Indiana public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Henry County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Indiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 9% 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 Henry County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
James Whitcomb Riley Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1201 Riley Rd
New Castle, IN 47362
(765) 521-7211
Grades: K-6
| 256 students
Rank: #22.
Shenandoah Elementary School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5256 N Raider Rd
Middletown, IN 47356
(765) 354-6636
Grades: PK-5
| 602 students
Rank: #33.
Westwood Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1015 S Greensboro Pike
New Castle, IN 47362
(765) 521-7215
Grades: K-6
| 275 students
Rank: #44.
Knightstown Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8632 S Sr 109
Knightstown, IN 46148
(765) 345-2151
Grades: PK-3
| 394 students
Rank: #55.
Shenandoah High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7354 W Us 36
Middletown, IN 47356
(765) 354-6640
Grades: 1-12
| 421 students
Rank: #66.
Shenandoah Middle School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5156 N Raider Rd
Middletown, IN 47356
(765) 354-6638
Grades: 6-8
| 328 students
Rank: #77.
Knightstown Intermediate School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Panther Trl
Knightstown, IN 46148
(765) 345-5455
Grades: 4-8
| 383 students
Rank: #88.
Wilbur Wright Elementary School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1950 Washington St
New Castle, IN 47362
(765) 521-7217
Grades: K-6
| 316 students
Rank: #99.
Tri Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6972 S St Rd 103
Straughn, IN 47387
(765) 987-7090
Grades: K-5
| 296 students
Rank: #1010.
Eastwood Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
806 S 22nd St
New Castle, IN 47362
(765) 521-7205
Grades: PK-6
| 301 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Knightstown High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
8149 W Us Hwy 40
Knightstown, IN 46148
(765) 345-5153
Grades: 9-12
| 328 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
New Castle High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
801 Parkview Dr
New Castle, IN 47362
(765) 593-6670
Grades: 8-12
| 876 students
Rank: #1313.
Blue River Valley Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4713 N Viking Trail
New Castle, IN 47362
(765) 836-4851
Grades: PK-6
| 325 students
Rank: #1414.
Tri Junior-senior High School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6972 S St Rd 103
Straughn, IN 47387
(765) 987-7988
Grades: 6-12
| 411 students
Rank: #1515.
Parker Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1819 Roosevelt
New Castle, IN 47362
(765) 521-7209
Grades: K-6
| 313 students
Rank: #1616.
Sunnyside Elementary School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2601 S 14th St
New Castle, IN 47362
(765) 521-7213
Grades: K-5
| 99 students
Rank: #1717.
Blue River Valley Jr-sr High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4741 N Viking Trail
New Castle, IN 47362
(765) 836-4811
Grades: 7-12
| 311 students
Rank: #1818.
New Castle Middle School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Parkview Dr
New Castle, IN 47362
(765) 521-7230
Grades: 6-8
| 446 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Henry County, IN

Henry County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
329 South 5th St
New Castle, IN 47362
(765) 521-7207
Grades: K-6
| n/a students
103 West Cr 100 North
New Castle, IN 47362
(765) 593-9603
Grades: 6-12
| 12 students
232 Vine Street
Kennard, IN 47351
(765) 785-2221
Grades: K-4
| 83 students
10892 N Sr 140
Knightstown, IN 46148
(765) 345-5141
Grades: 4-12
| 113 students
801 Parkview Dr
New Castle, IN 47362
(765) 593-6680
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1407 Walnut St
New Castle, IN 47362
(765) 521-7237
Grades: 6-12
| 107 students
408 W Main St
Spiceland, IN 47385
(765) 987-7822
Grades: 1-4
| 72 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Henry County, IN?
The top ranked public schools in Henry County, IN include James Whitcomb Riley Elementary School, Shenandoah Elementary School and Westwood Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Henry County, IN?
18 public schools are located in Henry County, IN.
What percentage of students in Henry County, IN go to public school?
97% of all K-12 students in Henry County, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%).
What is the racial composition of students in Henry County, IN?
Henry County, IN public schools minority enrollment is 9% 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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