Top 10 Best Whitley County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 5,720 students in Whitley County, IN (there are 3 private schools, serving 101 private students). 98% of all K-12 students in Whitley County, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%).
The top ranked public schools in Whitley County, IN are South Whitley Elementary School, Northern Heights Elementary School and Coesse School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Whitley County, IN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Indiana public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Whitley County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Indiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 8% 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 Whitley County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
South Whitley Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
406 W Wayne St
South Whitley, IN 46787
(260) 723-6342
Grades: K-6
| 283 students
Rank: #22.
Northern Heights Elementary School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5209 N Sr 109
Columbia City, IN 46725
(260) 691-2371
Grades: K-5
| 511 students
Rank: #33.
Coesse School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2250 S 500 E
Columbia City, IN 46725
(260) 244-3351
Grades: K-5
| 267 students
Rank: #44.
Columbia City High School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1600 South State Road 9
Columbia City, IN 46725
(260) 244-6136
Grades: 9-12
| 1,127 students
Rank: #55.
Churubusco Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3 Eagle Dr
Churubusco, IN 46723
(260) 693-2188
Grades: PK-5
| 511 students
Rank: #66.
Little Turtle Elementary School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1710 S State Rd 9
Columbia City, IN 46725
(260) 244-3343
Grades: K-5
| 601 students
Rank: #77.
Indian Springs Middle School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1692 S Sr 9
Columbia City, IN 46725
(260) 244-5148
Grades: 6-8
| 879 students
Rank: #88.
Mary Raber Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
700 E Jackson St
Columbia City, IN 46725
(260) 244-5857
Grades: PK-5
| 267 students
Rank: #99.
Churubusco Jr-sr High School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Eagle Dr
Churubusco, IN 46723
(260) 693-2131
Grades: 6-12
| 680 students
Rank: #1010.
Whitko Jr/sr High School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Big Blue Ave
South Whitley, IN 46787
(260) 723-5146
Grades: 7-12
| 594 students
Rank: n/an/a
Whitko Career Academy
710 N Sr 5
Larwill, IN 46764
(260) 327-3677
Grades: 8-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Whitley County, IN

Whitley County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2 Eagle Dr
Churubusco, IN 46723
(260) 693-1460
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
107 N Walnut St
Columbia City, IN 46725
(260) 244-5772
Grades: 9-12
| 20 students
107 N Walnut St
Columbia City, IN 46725
(260) 244-5771
Grades: PK
| 66 students
710 N Sr 5
Larwill, IN 46764
(260) 327-3603
Grades: 6-8
| 339 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Whitley County, IN?
The top ranked public schools in Whitley County, IN include South Whitley Elementary School, Northern Heights Elementary School and Coesse School.
How many public schools are located in Whitley County, IN?
11 public schools are located in Whitley County, IN.
What percentage of students in Whitley County, IN go to public school?
98% of all K-12 students in Whitley County, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%).
What is the racial composition of students in Whitley County, IN?
Whitley County, IN public schools minority enrollment is 8% 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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