How good are the schools in Indianapolis, IN?

Indianapolis encompasses 100 public elementary, middle and high schools. Indianapolis also has 158 private schools. Nineteen high schools are recognized on U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.

Indianapolis is also home to 10 colleges and/or universities, two of which earned places on U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges rankings.

College Readiness Index

Index Score: 6.3 /10

How we calculate this.


Indianapolis has a lower score than similarly sized metro areas.

School Stats

Total Students
137,836
Total Teachers
7,518

Student-Teacher Ratio

18:1

Based on 2015 National Center for Education Statistics data

All High Schools in Indianapolis

Data sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics and U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.