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For the 2021 school year, there are 244 public schools serving 162,273 students in Indianapolis, IN. Indianapolis has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Indiana.
The top ranked public schools in Indianapolis, IN are Merle Sidener Gifted Academy, Paramount School Of Excellence and South Creek Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Indianapolis, IN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the Indiana public school average of 54%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 62% statewide average). Schools in Indianapolis have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Indiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Indiana public school average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Indianapolis, IN Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Merle Sidener Gifted Academy Math: 91% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    2424 Kessler Blvd E Dr
    Indianapolis, IN 46220
    (317) 226-4259

    Grades: 2-8 | 357 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Paramount School Of Excellence Charter School
    Math: 86% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3020 Nowland Ave
    Indianapolis, IN 46201
    (317) 775-6660

    Grades: K-8 | 744 students
  • Rank: #33.
    South Creek Elementary School Math: 88% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    9010 E Southport Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46259
    (317) 860-4700

    Grades: K-5 | 467 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Center For Inquiry School 84 Math: 82% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    440 E 57th St
    Indianapolis, IN 46220
    (317) 226-4284

    Grades: K-8 | 432 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Thompson Crossing Elementary School Math: 89% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7525 E Thompson Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46239
    (317) 860-4600

    Grades: K-5 | 580 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Bunker Hill Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    6620 Shelbyville Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46237
    (317) 787-3421

    Grades: K-5 | 631 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Acton Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    8010 Acton Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46259
    (317) 862-6108

    Grades: K-5 | 452 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Speedway Junior High School Math: 77% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5151 W 14th St
    Indianapolis, IN 46224
    (317) 244-3359

    Grades: 7-8 | 272 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Mary Adams Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    7341 E Stop 11 Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46259
    (317) 862-2065

    Grades: K-5 | 594 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Rosa Parks Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    7525 Wellingshire Blvd
    Indianapolis, IN 46217
    (317) 789-2900

    Grades: K-5 | 646 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Herron High School Charter School
    Math: 63% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    110 E 16th St
    Indianapolis, IN 46202
    (317) 231-0010

    Grades: 9-12 | 861 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    James A Allison Elementary School 3 Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5240 W 22nd St
    Indianapolis, IN 46224
    (317) 244-9836

    Grades: K-6 | 335 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Amy Beverland Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    11650 Fox Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46236
    (317) 964-4000

    Grades: 1-6 | 797 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Allisonville Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4900 E 79th St
    Indianapolis, IN 46240
    (317) 845-9441

    Grades: 1-5 | 702 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Arthur C Newby Elementary School 2 Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1849 N Whitcomb
    Indianapolis, IN 46224
    (317) 241-0572

    Grades: K-6 | 198 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Orchard Park Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    10404 Orchard Park S Dr
    Indianapolis, IN 46280
    (317) 848-1918

    Grades: PK-5 | 708 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    John Strange Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3660 E 62nd St
    Indianapolis, IN 46220
    (317) 259-5465

    Grades: K-5 | 582 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Glenns Valley Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    8239 Morgantown Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46217
    (317) 789-2800

    Grades: PK-5 | 791 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Tindley Preparatory Academy Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4010 Sherman Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46205
    (317) 777-6290

    Grades: 6-8 | 146 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Forest Glen Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 74% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    6333 Lee Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46236
    (317) 964-4900

    Grades: K-6 | 718 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Arlington Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    5814 S Arlington Ave
    Indianapolis, IN 46237
    (317) 782-4274

    Grades: K-5 | 547 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Southport Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    261 E Anniston Dr
    Indianapolis, IN 46227
    (317) 789-3300

    Grades: PK-5 | 751 students
  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Carl G Fisher Elementary School 1 Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    5151 W 14th St
    Indianapolis, IN 46224
    (317) 241-6543

    Grades: PK-6 | 162 students
  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Frank H Wheeler Elementary School 4 Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    5700 Meadowood Dr
    Indianapolis, IN 46224
    (317) 291-4274

    Grades: K-6 | 377 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Douglas Macarthur Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    454 E Stop 11 Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46227
    (317) 789-2500

    Grades: PK-5 | 805 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Franklin Township Middle School West Math: 63% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    7620 Edgewood Ave
    Indianapolis, IN 46239
    (317) 862-2446

    Grades: 6-8 | 924 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Tindley Genesis Academy Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2540 North Capitol Avenue
    Indianapolis, IN 46205
    (317) 545-1745

    Grades: K-5 | 254 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Jeremiah Gray Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    5225 Gray Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46227
    (317) 789-4300

    Grades: K-5 | 468 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Franklin Township Middle School East Math: 65% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    10440 Indian Crk Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46259
    (317) 803-8100

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,263 student
  • Rank: #3030.
    Mary Bryan Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4355 E Stop 11 Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46237
    (317) 789-2600

    Grades: PK-5 | 984 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Eagle Creek Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    6905 W 46th St
    Indianapolis, IN 46254
    (317) 291-1311

    Grades: K-5 | 503 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Center For Inquiry School 2 Magnet School
    Math: 61% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    725 N New Jersey St
    Indianapolis, IN 46202
    (317) 226-4202

    Grades: K-8 | 430 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    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

    Grades: 9-12 | 516 students
  • Rank: #34-3534.- 35.
    Grassy Creek Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    10330 E Prospect St
    Indianapolis, IN 46239
    (317) 532-3100

    Grades: K-4 | 448 students
  • Rank: #34-3534.- 35.
    Phalen Leadership Academy - In Inc Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3920 Baker Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46202
    (317) 333-6980

    Grades: K-6 | 276 students
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