Public Schools in DeKalb County, Indiana

There are 15 Public Schools in DeKalb County, Indiana, serving a population of 42,524 people in an area of 363 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 2,834 people, and 1 Public School per 24 square miles.

In Indiana, DeKalb County is ranked 58th of 92 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 39th of 92 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of DeKalb County Public Schools

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


Butler Elementary School 1025 South Broadway Street Butler, IN

Country Meadow Elementary School 2410 County Road 10 Ashley, IN

Country Meadow Elementary School 2410 County Road 10 Waterloo, IN

Dekalb High School 3424 County Road 427 Waterloo, IN

Dekalb Middle School 3338 County Road 427 Waterloo, IN

Eastside Jr./Sr. High School 603 East Green Street Butler, IN

Eastside Junior-Senior High School 603 East Green Street Butler, IN

Garrett High School 801 East Houston Street Garrett, IN

Garrett Middle School 801 East Houston Street Garrett, IN

Hamilton Community High School 903 South Wayne Street Hamilton, IN

J E Ober Elementary School 801 East Houston Street Garrett, IN

James R Watson Elementary School 901 Eckhart Avenue Auburn, IN

Mckenney-Harrison Elementary School 320 Van Auken Street Auburn, IN

Riverdale Elementary School 6127 Indiana 1 St. Joe, IN

Waterloo Elementary School 300 East Douglas Street Waterloo, IN

About DeKalb County Public Schools

DeKalb 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 DeKalb 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:
  • DeKalb County Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • DeKalb County school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

DeKalb County Public School Statistics

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

DeKalb County Public School Enrollment
 DeKalb CountyIndiana
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment408 (54.0%)54,163 (54.6%)
Kindergarten Enrollment651 (94.6%)73,634 (86.9%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)2,219 (91.6%)312,521 (87.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)2,080 (89.5%)312,022 (87.8%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)2,169 (86.3%)323,653 (89.9%)
DeKalb County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 DeKalb CountyIndiana
Less than 9th Grade Education735 (2.6%)167,020 (3.8%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)2,204 (7.8%)343,773 (7.9%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)11,538 (40.6%)1,474,872 (33.8%)