Public Schools in Wells County, Indiana

There are 10 Public Schools in Wells County, Indiana, serving a population of 27,832 people in an area of 368 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 2,783 people, and 1 Public School per 36 square miles.

In Indiana, Wells County is ranked 55th of 92 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 67th of 92 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Wells County Public Schools

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


Bluffton High School 1 Tiger Trail Bluffton, IN

Bluffton-Harrison Elementary School 1100 East Spring Street Bluffton, IN

Bluffton-Harrison Middle School 1500 Stogdill Road Bluffton, IN

Lancaster Central School 3240 East 300 North Bluffton, IN

Norwell High School 1100 U.s. 224 Ossian, IN

Norwell Middle School 1100 U.s. 224 Ossian, IN

Ossian Elementary 213 South Jefferson Street Ossian, IN

Southern Wells Elementary School 9120 South 300 West Poneto, IN

Southern Wells Jr-Sr High School 9120 South 300 West Poneto, IN

Southern Wells Junior/Senior High School 9120 South 300 West Poneto, IN

About Wells County Public Schools

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

Wells County Public School Statistics

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

Wells County Public School Enrollment
 Wells CountyIndiana
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment213 (60.7%)54,163 (54.6%)
Kindergarten Enrollment236 (88.1%)73,634 (86.9%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)1,430 (89.3%)312,521 (87.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)1,446 (87.7%)312,022 (87.8%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)1,521 (97.8%)323,653 (89.9%)
Wells County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Wells CountyIndiana
Less than 9th Grade Education370 (2.0%)167,020 (3.8%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)1,249 (6.7%)343,773 (7.9%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)7,291 (39.0%)1,474,872 (33.8%)