Top 5 Best Jay County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 2,984 students in Jay County, IN (there are 1 private school, serving 68 private students). 98% of all K-12 students in Jay County, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%).
The top ranked public schools in Jay County, IN are East Elementary School, Redkey Elementary School and Bloomfield Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Jay County, IN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the Indiana public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Jay County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Indiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 10% 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 Jay County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
East Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
705 E Tallman St
Portland, IN 47371
(260) 726-9418
Grades: K-2
| 429 students
Rank: #22.
Redkey Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Box 6 W Main St
Redkey, IN 47373
(765) 369-2571
Grades: PK-6
| 207 students
Rank: #33.
Bloomfield Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
350 E 500 N
Bryant, IN 47326
(260) 726-9417
Grades: K-6
| 282 students
Rank: #44.
East Jay Elementary School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
225 E Water St
Portland, IN 47371
(260) 726-8868
Grades: 3-6
| 524 students
Rank: #55.
Jay County Jr/sr High School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2072 W Sr 67
Portland, IN 47371
(260) 726-9306
Grades: 7-12
| 1,298 students
Rank: #66.
West Jay Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
140 Highland Ave
Dunkirk, IN 47336
(765) 768-6075
Grades: K-6
| 244 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Jay County, IN

Jay County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
225 E Water St
Portland, IN 47371
(260) 726-9371
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
827 High St
Portland, IN 47371
(260) 726-8890
Grades: K-5
| 217 students
390 W Pleasant St
Pennville, IN 47369
(260) 731-2551
Grades: K-5
| 76 students
140 Highland Ave
Dunkirk, IN 47336
(765) 768-7648
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Jay County, IN?
The top ranked public schools in Jay County, IN include East Elementary School, Redkey Elementary School and Bloomfield Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Jay County, IN?
6 public schools are located in Jay County, IN.
What percentage of students in Jay County, IN go to public school?
98% of all K-12 students in Jay County, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%).
What is the racial composition of students in Jay County, IN?
Jay County, IN public schools minority enrollment is 10% 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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