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There are plenty of top-rated public-school districts in and around Indianapolis that rank in the top 10 of Indiana. As the capital of Indiana, Indianapolis has many good quality public school districts that provide children of all ages with a wealth of opportunity and topnotch education.

Private schools are also a popular option with many scattered in and around the city including those with a religious, academic or international focus. Depending on personal needs, there are private schools that accommodate every stage of learning including private high schools and private K-8s. 

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Best K-12 schools in the Indianapolis area

The Best K-12 Schools ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents. Ranking factors include SAT/ACT scores, the quality of colleges that students consider, student-teacher ratio, private school ratings and more. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education, users and the schools directly. 

School Finder

The Enroll Indy school finder tool allows you to search for schools based on proximity to your home, type of school and special programs.