Top 10 Best Knox County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 19 public schools serving 7,755 students in Knox County, OH (there are 5 private schools, serving 339 private students). 96% of all K-12 students in Knox County, OH are educated in public schools (compared to the OH state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in Knox County, OH are East Elementary School, Centerburg Elementary School and Wiggin Street Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Knox County, OH public schools have an average math proficiency score of 57% (versus the Ohio public school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 57% statewide average). Schools in Knox County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Ohio public schools.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Ohio public school average of 33% (majority Black).

Best Knox County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
East Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
714 E Vine St
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
(740) 393-5985
Grades: PK-5
| 238 students
Rank: #22.
Centerburg Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
207 S Preston St
Centerburg, OH 43011
(740) 625-6488
Grades: K-5
| 471 students
Rank: #33.
Wiggin Street Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
207 Wiggin Street
Gambier, OH 43022
(740) 427-4262
Grades: PK-5
| 204 students
Rank: #44.
Fredericktown Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
111 Stadium Drive
Fredericktown, OH 43019
(740) 694-2781
Grades: PK-5
| 520 students
Rank: #55.
Twin Oak Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8888 Martinsburg Rd
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
(740) 393-5970
Grades: PK-5
| 374 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Danville High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
10 Rambo St
Danville, OH 43014
(740) 599-6116
Grades: 7-12
| 247 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Fredericktown High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
111 Stadium Dr
Fredericktown, OH 43019
(740) 694-2726
Grades: 9-12
| 342 students
Rank: #88.
Columbia Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
150 Columbus Rd
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
(740) 393-5975
Grades: PK-5
| 242 students
Rank: #99.
Fredericktown Middle School
Math: 63% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
111 Stadium Dr
Fredericktown, OH 43019
(740) 694-2726
Grades: 6-8
| 294 students
Rank: #1010.
Centerburg High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3782 Columbus Rd
Centerburg, OH 43011
(740) 625-6055
Grades: 9-12
| 306 students
Rank: #1111.
Danville Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
205 Rambo St
Danville, OH 43014
(740) 599-6116
Grades: PK-6
| 352 students
Rank: #1212.
East Knox Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
23081 Coshocton Rd
Howard, OH 43028
(740) 599-7000
Grades: K-6
| 479 students
Rank: #1313.
Dan Emmett Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
108 Mansfield Ave
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
(740) 393-5950
Grades: PK-5
| 269 students
Rank: #1414.
Mount Vernon High School
Math: 37% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
300 Yellow Jacket Drive
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
(740) 393-5900
Grades: 9-12
| 1,039 students
Rank: #1515.
East Knox Junior/senior High School
Math: 49% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
23227 Coshocton Rd
Howard, OH 43028
(740) 599-7000
Grades: 7-12
| 415 students
Rank: #1616.
Mount Vernon Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
302 Yellow Jacket Drive
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
(740) 392-6867
Grades: 6-8
| 892 students
Rank: #1717.
Centerburg Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3782 Columbus Rd
Centerburg, OH 43011
(740) 625-6055
Grades: 6-8
| 276 students
Rank: #1818.
Pleasant Street Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
305 E Pleasant St
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
(740) 393-5990
Grades: PK-5
| 352 students
Rank: n/an/a
Knox County Career Center
Vocational School
306 Martinsburg Rd
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
(740) 397-5820
Grades: 9-12
| 443 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Knox County, OH

Knox County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
110 E High St
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
(740) 393-6767
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Po Box 30
Danville, OH 43014
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
405 Market St
Danville, OH 43014
(740) 599-7122
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
205 Rambo St
Danville, OH 43014
(740) 599-6116
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
134 W 2nd St
Fredericktown, OH 43019
(740) 694-2956
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
310 Martinsburg Rd
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
(740) 397-5820
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
150 Columbus Rd
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
(740) 393-5975
Grades: PK-5
| 240 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Knox County, OH?
The top ranked public schools in Knox County, OH include East Elementary School, Centerburg Elementary School and Wiggin Street Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Knox County, OH?
19 public schools are located in Knox County, OH.
What percentage of students in Knox County, OH go to public school?
96% of all K-12 students in Knox County, OH are educated in public schools (compared to the OH state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Knox County, OH?
Knox County, OH public schools minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Ohio public schools average of 33% (majority Black).

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