Top 10 Best Knox County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 5,278 students in Knox County, IN (there are 3 private schools, serving 459 private students). 92% of all K-12 students in Knox County, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%).
The top ranked public schools in Knox County, IN are Benjamin Franklin Elementary School, South Knox Elementary School and South Knox Middle-high School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Knox County, IN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Indiana public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Knox County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% 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 Knox County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2600 Wabash Avenue
Vincennes, IN 47591
(812) 882-8176
Grades: K-5
| 500 students
Rank: #22.
South Knox Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6078 E Sr 61
Vincennes, IN 47591
(812) 743-2591
Grades: K-6
| 656 students
Rank: #33.
South Knox Middle-high School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6136 E Sr 61
Vincennes, IN 47591
(812) 726-4450
Grades: 7-12
| 580 students
Rank: #44.
North Knox Intermediate
(Math: 37% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7820 N Camp Arthur Rd
Bruceville, IN 47516
(812) 324-2291
Grades: 3-6
| 374 students
Rank: #55.
Francis Vigo Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1513 Main Street
Vincennes, IN 47591
(812) 882-5817
Grades: PK-5
| 356 students
Rank: #66.
Lincoln High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1545 S Hart Street Road
Vincennes, IN 47591
(812) 882-8480
Grades: 9-12
| 722 students
Rank: #77.
George Rogers Clark School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1926 S Richard Bauer Drive
Vincennes, IN 47591
(812) 882-5172
Grades: 6-8
| 601 students
Rank: #88.
North Knox Jr-sr High School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
10890 N Sr 159
Bicknell, IN 47512
(812) 735-2990
Grades: 7-12
| 580 students
Rank: #99.
James Whitcomb Riley Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1008 Upper 11th Street
Vincennes, IN 47591
(812) 882-7953
Grades: K-5
| 193 students
Rank: #1010.
Tecumseh-harrison Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2116 N 2nd Street
Vincennes, IN 47591
(812) 882-8458
Grades: K-5
| 373 students
Rank: #1111.
Washington Learning Academy
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2134 Washington Ave
Vincennes, IN 47591
(812) 882-5167
Grades: 6-12
| 73 students
Rank: n/an/a
Area District #43 - Twin Rivers Cte Area
Vocational School
20 North Third Street
Vincennes, IN 47591
(812) 882-0801
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
215 E 4th St
Bicknell, IN 47512
(812) 735-2547
Grades: K-2
| 270 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Knox County, IN

Knox County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
11110 N Sr 159
Bicknell, IN 47512
(812) 882-7538
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
200 South 3rd St
Edwardsport, IN 47528
(812) 735-5780
Grades: K-8
| 400 students
2134 Washington Ave
Vincennes, IN 47591
(812) 882-5167
Grades: K-5
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Knox County, IN?
The top ranked public schools in Knox County, IN include Benjamin Franklin Elementary School, South Knox Elementary School and South Knox Middle-high School.
How many public schools are located in Knox County, IN?
13 public schools are located in Knox County, IN.
What percentage of students in Knox County, IN go to public school?
92% of all K-12 students in Knox County, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%).
What is the racial composition of students in Knox County, IN?
Knox 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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