Public Schools in Jay County, Indiana

There are 11 Public Schools in Jay County, Indiana, serving a population of 21,107 people in an area of 384 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 1,918 people, and 1 Public School per 34 square miles.

In Indiana, Jay County is ranked 17th of 92 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 65th of 92 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Jay County Public Schools

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


Bloomfield Elementary School 350 East 500 North Bryant, IN

East Elementary School 705 East Tallman Street Portland, IN

East Jay County Middle School 225 East Water Street Portland, IN

General Shanks Elementary School 414 East Floral Avenue Portland, IN

Jay County High School 2072 Indiana 67 Portland, IN

Judge Haynes Elementary School 800 High St Portland, IN

Pennville Elementary School 390 West Pleasant Street Pennville, IN

Redkey Elementary School 6 West Main Street Redkey, IN

West Jay County Middle School 140 Highland Avenue Dunkirk, IN

West Jefferson Elementary School 140 Highland Avenue Dunkirk, IN

Westlawn Elementary School 234 West Pearl Street Dunkirk, IN

About Jay County Public Schools

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

Jay County Public School Statistics

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

Jay County Public School Enrollment
 Jay CountyIndiana
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment290 (91.5%)54,163 (54.6%)
Kindergarten Enrollment268 (84.5%)73,634 (86.9%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)853 (88.3%)312,521 (87.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)1,136 (90.9%)312,022 (87.8%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)1,221 (95.2%)323,653 (89.9%)
Jay County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Jay CountyIndiana
Less than 9th Grade Education768 (5.5%)167,020 (3.8%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)1,613 (11.6%)343,773 (7.9%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)6,637 (47.8%)1,474,872 (33.8%)