Top 10 Best Porter County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 53 public schools serving 26,228 students in Porter County, IN (there are 15 private schools, serving 2,452 private students). 91% of all K-12 students in Porter County, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%). Porter County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Indiana.
The top ranked public schools in Porter County, IN are Memorial Elementary School, Heavilin Elementary School and Valparaiso High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Porter County, IN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the Indiana public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 43% statewide average). Schools in Porter County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Indiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Indiana public school average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Best Porter County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Memorial Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1052 Park Ave
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 531-3090
Grades: K-5
| 481 students
Rank: #22.
Heavilin Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2450 Heavilin Road
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 476-8820
Grades: K-5
| 522 students
Rank: #33.
Valparaiso High School
Math: 60% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2727 N Campbell St
Valparaiso, IN 46385
(219) 531-3070
Grades: 9-12
| 2,073 students
Rank: #44.
Morgan Township Middle/high School
Math: 58% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
299 S Sr 49
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 462-5883
Grades: 6-12
| 433 students
Rank: #55.
Central Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
653 Hayes Leonard Rd
Valparaiso, IN 46385
(219) 531-3030
Grades: K-5
| 135 students
Rank: #66.
Morgan Township Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
299 S Sr 49
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 462-5883
Grades: PK-5
| 364 students
Rank: #77.
Jackson Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
811 N 400 E
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 983-3680
Grades: K-4
| 315 students
Rank: #88.
Porter Lakes Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
208 S 725 W
Hebron, IN 46341
(219) 476-3455
Grades: PK-3
| 484 students
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
Brummitt Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2500 Indian Boundary
Chesterton, IN 46304
(219) 983-3660
Grades: K-4
| 340 students
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
Kouts Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
302 E College Ave
Kouts, IN 46347
(219) 766-2231
Grades: K-5
| 336 students
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1700 Roosevelt Rd
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 531-3130
Grades: K-5
| 264 students
Rank: #12 - 1412. - 14.
Northview Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
257 Northview Dr
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 531-3100
Grades: K-5
| 254 students
Rank: #12 - 1412. - 14.
Union Center Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
272 N 600 W
Valparaiso, IN 46385
(219) 759-2544
Grades: K-5
| 402 students
Rank: #12 - 1412. - 14.
Wheeler High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
587 W 300 N
Valparaiso, IN 46385
(219) 759-2561
Grades: 9-12
| 437 students
Rank: #1515.
Cooks Corners Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
358 Bullseye Lake Rd
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 531-3040
Grades: K-5
| 474 students
Rank: #1616.
Chesterton Senior High School
Math: 49% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2125 S 11th St
Chesterton, IN 46304
(219) 983-3730
Grades: 9-12
| 1,999 students
Rank: #1717.
Washington Twp Middle/high School
Math: 49% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
381 E Sr 2
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 464-3598
Grades: 6-12
| 455 students
Rank: #1818.
Washington Twp Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
383 E Sr 2
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 464-3598
Grades: PK-5
| 405 students
Rank: #1919.
Liberty Intermediate School
Math: 57% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
50 W 900 N
Chesterton, IN 46304
(219) 983-3690
Grades: 5-6
| 361 students
Rank: #2020.
Benjamin Franklin Middle School
Math: 49% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
605 Campbell
Valparaiso, IN 46385
(219) 531-3020
Grades: 6-8
| 815 students
Rank: #2121.
Parkview Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1405 Wood St
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 531-3110
Grades: K-5
| 228 students
Rank: #2222.
John Simatovich Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
424 W 500 N
Valparaiso, IN 46385
(219) 759-2508
Grades: K-5
| 233 students
Rank: #2323.
Hebron High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
509 S Main St
Hebron, IN 46341
(219) 996-4771
Grades: 9-12
| 355 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Flint Lake Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4106 N Calumet Ave
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 531-3160
Grades: K-5
| 486 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Hebron Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
307 S Main St
Hebron, IN 46341
(219) 996-4771
Grades: PK-5
| 434 students
Rank: #2626.
Union Township Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
599 W 300 N
Valparaiso, IN 46385
(219) 759-2562
Grades: 6-8
| 335 students
Rank: #2727.
Kouts Middle/high School
Math: 43% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
302 E College Ave
Kouts, IN 46347
(219) 766-2231
Grades: 6-12
| 448 students
Rank: #2828.
Bailly Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
800 S 5th St
Chesterton, IN 46304
(219) 983-3670
Grades: K-4
| 407 students
Rank: #2929.
Liberty Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
50-1 W 900 N
Chesterton, IN 46304
(219) 983-3650
Grades: K-4
| 486 students
Rank: #3030.
Thomas Jefferson Middle School
Math: 45% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1600 Roosevelt Rd
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 531-3140
Grades: 6-8
| 624 students
Rank: #3131.
Chesterton Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
651 W Morgan Ave
Chesterton, IN 46304
(219) 983-3776
Grades: 7-8
| 908 students
Rank: #3232.
Boone Grove High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
260 S 500 W
Valparaiso, IN 46385
(219) 476-3455
Grades: 9-12
| 524 students
Rank: #3333.
Westchester Intermediate School
Math: 47% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1050 S 5th St
Chesterton, IN 46304
(219) 983-3710
Grades: 5-6
| 462 students
Rank: #3434.
Discovery Charter School
Charter School
Math: 44% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
800 Canonie Dr
Chesterton, IN 46304
(219) 983-9800
Grades: K-8
| 512 students
Rank: #3535.
Newton Yost Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
100 W Beam St
Chesterton, IN 46304
(219) 983-3640
Grades: K-4
| 410 students
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Porter County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
653 Hayes Leonard Rd
Valparaiso, IN 46385
(219) 531-3060
Grades: K-5
| 357 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Porter County, IN?
The top ranked public schools in Porter County, IN include Memorial Elementary School, Heavilin Elementary School and Valparaiso High School. Porter County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Indiana.
How many public schools are located in Porter County, IN?
53 public schools are located in Porter County, IN.
What percentage of students in Porter County, IN go to public school?
91% of all K-12 students in Porter County, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%).
What is the racial composition of students in Porter County, IN?
Porter County, IN public schools minority enrollment is 28% 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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