Public Schools in Benton County, Indiana

There are 5 Public Schools in Benton County, Indiana, serving a population of 8,685 people in an area of 407 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 1,737 people, and 1 Public School per 81 square miles.

In Indiana, Benton County is ranked 10th of 92 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 92nd of 92 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Benton County Public Schools

Find Benton County, Indiana public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


Benton Central Jr-Sr High School 4241 East 300 South Oxford, IN

Benton Central Junior-Senior High School 4241 East 300 South Oxford, IN

Boswell Elementary School 414 West Main Street Boswell, IN

Otterbein Elementary School 111 West Oxford Street Otterbein, IN

Prairie Crossing Elementary School 2758 South 400 East Oxford, IN

About Benton County Public Schools

Benton County Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Benton County, IN. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including Indiana, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Benton County Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Benton County school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Benton County Public School Statistics

Find Benton County Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Benton County Public School Enrollment
 Benton CountyIndiana
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment97 (56.1%)54,163 (54.6%)
Kindergarten Enrollment158 (98.8%)73,634 (86.9%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)397 (85.4%)312,521 (87.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)442 (90.2%)312,022 (87.8%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)419 (89.1%)323,653 (89.9%)
Benton County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Benton CountyIndiana
Less than 9th Grade Education125 (2.1%)167,020 (3.8%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)490 (8.4%)343,773 (7.9%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)2,590 (44.3%)1,474,872 (33.8%)