Top 10 Best Jackson County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 7,374 students in Jackson County, IN (there are 7 private schools, serving 1,030 private students). 88% of all K-12 students in Jackson County, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%).
The top ranked public schools in Jackson County, IN are Emerson Elementary School, Medora Stem Academy and Cortland Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Jackson County, IN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Indiana public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Jackson County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Indiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 34% 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 Jackson County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Emerson Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
500 Emerson Dr
Seymour, IN 47274
(812) 522-2596
Grades: K-5
| 335 students
Rank: #22.
Medora Stem Academy
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
82 S George
Medora, IN 47260
(812) 966-2201
Grades: PK-5
| 75 students
Rank: #33.
Cortland Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6687 N Cr 400 E
Seymour, IN 47274
(812) 522-7483
Grades: K-5
| 135 students
Rank: #44.
Brownstown Central Middle School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
520 W Walnut St
Brownstown, IN 47220
(812) 358-4947
Grades: 6-8
| 343 students
Rank: #55.
Brownstown Elementary School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
612 S Base Rd
Brownstown, IN 47220
(812) 358-3680
Grades: PK-5
| 619 students
Rank: #66.
Brownstown Central High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
500 N Elm St
Brownstown, IN 47220
(812) 358-3453
Grades: 9-12
| 488 students
Rank: #77.
Seymour-redding Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 N Ewing St
Seymour, IN 47274
(812) 522-5621
Grades: K-5
| 687 students
Rank: #88.
Seymour Senior High School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1350 W 2nd St
Seymour, IN 47274
(812) 522-4384
Grades: 9-12
| 1,605 students
Rank: #99.
Seymour-jackson Elementary School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
508 B Ave East
Seymour, IN 47274
(812) 522-5709
Grades: PK-5
| 656 students
Rank: #1010.
Seymour Middle School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
920 N O'brien St
Seymour, IN 47274
(812) 522-5453
Grades: 6-8
| 1,192 students
Rank: #1111.
Crothersville Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
109 S Preston St
Crothersville, IN 47229
(812) 793-2622
Grades: PK-5
| 248 students
Rank: #1212.
Margaret R Brown Elementary School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 10%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
550 Miller Ln
Seymour, IN 47274
(812) 522-5539
Grades: K-5
| 671 students
Rank: #1313.
Medora Jr & Sr High School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
82 S George
Medora, IN 47260
(812) 966-2201
Grades: 6-12
| 86 students
Rank: #1414.
Crothersville Jr-sr High School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
109 N Preston St
Crothersville, IN 47229
(812) 793-2051
Grades: 6-12
| 234 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Jackson County, IN

Jackson County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
4696 West Columbus Pk
Freetown, IN 47235
(812) 497-2911
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
150 E Sr 250
Brownstown, IN 47220
(812) 358-2981
Grades: 8-12
| 11 students
321 E 16th St
Seymour, IN 47274
(812) 524-0593
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Jackson County, IN?
The top ranked public schools in Jackson County, IN include Emerson Elementary School, Medora Stem Academy and Cortland Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Jackson County, IN?
14 public schools are located in Jackson County, IN.
What percentage of students in Jackson County, IN go to public school?
88% of all K-12 students in Jackson County, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%).
What is the racial composition of students in Jackson County, IN?
Jackson County, IN public schools minority enrollment is 34% 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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