Top 5 Best Spencer County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 2,948 students in Spencer County, IN (there are 1 private school, serving 105 private students). 97% of all K-12 students in Spencer County, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%). Spencer County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Indiana.
The top ranked public schools in Spencer County, IN are David Turnham Education Center, Lincoln Trail Elementary School and Heritage Hills High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Spencer County, IN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 57% (versus the Indiana public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 43% statewide average). Schools in Spencer County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 5% of Indiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Indiana public school average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Best Spencer County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
David Turnham Education Center
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Dunn & Locust Sts
Dale, IN 47523
(812) 937-4300
Grades: PK-6
| 286 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Lincoln Trail Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13726 N Sr 245
Lamar, IN 47550
(812) 544-2929
Grades: PK-6
| 374 students
Rank: #33.
Heritage Hills High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3644 E Cr 1600 N
Lincoln City, IN 47552
(812) 842-2797
Grades: 9-12
| 616 students
Rank: #44.
Heritage Hills Middle School
Math: 58% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3646 E Cr 1600 N
Lincoln City, IN 47552
(812) 937-4472
Grades: 7-8
| 322 students
Rank: #55.
Chrisney Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
311 Church St
Chrisney, IN 47611
(812) 362-8200
Grades: PK-6
| 239 students
Rank: #66.
South Spencer High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1142 N Orchard Rd
Rockport, IN 47635
(812) 649-9157
Grades: 9-12
| 375 students
Rank: #77.
Rockport-ohio Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
200 S 6th St
Rockport, IN 47635
(812) 649-2201
Grades: PK-5
| 308 students
Rank: #88.
Luce Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1057 N Cr 700 W
Richland, IN 47634
(812) 359-4401
Grades: PK-5
| 187 students
Rank: #99.
South Spencer Middle School
Math: 39% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1298 N Orchard Rd
Rockport, IN 47635
(812) 649-2203
Grades: 6-8
| 241 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Spencer County, IN?
The top ranked public schools in Spencer County, IN include David Turnham Education Center, Lincoln Trail Elementary School and Heritage Hills High School. Spencer County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Indiana.
How many public schools are located in Spencer County, IN?
9 public schools are located in Spencer County, IN.
What percentage of students in Spencer County, IN go to public school?
97% of all K-12 students in Spencer County, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%).
What is the racial composition of students in Spencer County, IN?
Spencer County, IN public schools minority enrollment is 9% 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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