Top 5 Best Scott County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 3,856 students in Scott County, IN (there are 1 private school, serving 117 private students). 97% of all K-12 students in Scott County, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%).
The top ranked public schools in Scott County, IN are Johnson Elementary School, Vienna-finley Elementary School and Lexington Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Scott County, IN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the Indiana public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Scott County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Indiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 6% 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 Scott County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Johnson Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4235 E Sr 256
Scottsburg, IN 47170
(812) 752-8923
Grades: PK-5
| 258 students
Rank: #22.
Vienna-finley Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
445 Ivan Rogers Dr
Scottsburg, IN 47170
(812) 752-8925
Grades: PK-5
| 362 students
Rank: #33.
Lexington Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7980 E Walnut St
Lexington, IN 47138
(812) 752-8924
Grades: PK-5
| 239 students
Rank: #44.
Scottsburg Senior High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
500 S Gardner
Scottsburg, IN 47170
(812) 752-8927
Grades: 9-12
| 723 students
Rank: #55.
Scottsburg Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
49 N Hyland St
Scottsburg, IN 47170
(812) 752-8922
Grades: PK-5
| 478 students
Rank: #66.
Scottsburg Middle School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
425 S 3rd St
Scottsburg, IN 47170
(812) 752-8926
Grades: 5-8
| 550 students
Rank: #77.
Austin High School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
401 S Hwy 31
Austin, IN 47102
(812) 794-8730
Grades: 9-12
| 393 students
Rank: #88.
Austin Elementary School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
401 S Hwy 31
Austin, IN 47102
(812) 794-8743
Grades: PK-5
| 559 students
Rank: #99.
Austin Middle School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
401 S Hwy 31
Austin, IN 47102
(812) 794-8740
Grades: 6-8
| 294 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Scott County, IN?
The top ranked public schools in Scott County, IN include Johnson Elementary School, Vienna-finley Elementary School and Lexington Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Scott County, IN?
9 public schools are located in Scott County, IN.
What percentage of students in Scott County, IN go to public school?
97% of all K-12 students in Scott County, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%).
What is the racial composition of students in Scott County, IN?
Scott County, IN public schools minority enrollment is 6% 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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