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Best public high schools in Indiana for 2018

Best public high schools in Indiana for 2018
Posted at 12:41 PM, Aug 10, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS -- Five of the ten best public high schools in the state of Indiana are in the Indianapolis metro.

A new report, released by, shows where each of Indiana's public high schools ranked based on an analysis of key statistics and reviews from students, parents and teachers. is a website that helps parents discover the schools that are best for their kids.

No. 1 in Indiana is also No. 17 in the country: The Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics & Humanities on the campus of Ball State University in Muncie. gave the school a rating of A+ for great teachers, academics, health & safety, diversity and college readiness. 

Some Indianapolis metro schools went down the rankings this year. Carmel High School was ranked No. 4 in the state, down from its 2016 ranking of No. 2. Neighboring Fishers High School came in at No. 6 also down from its 2016 ranking of No. 4.

Indianapolis was represented first at No. 7 with Herron High School followed closely with No. 8 North Central High School.

Here's a look at the top 25 public high schools in Indiana, according to Niche: 

  1. Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics and Humanities
  2. Signature School
  3. West Lafayette Junior/Senior High School
  4. Carmel High School
  5. Munster High School
  6. Fishers High School
  7. Herron High School
  8. North Central High School
  9. Homestead Senior High School
  10. Hamilton Southeastern High School
  11. Zionsville Community High School
  12. Carroll High School
  13. Westfield High School
  14. Brownsburg High School
  15. Avon High School
  16. Floyd Central High School
  17. Penn High School
  18. Crown Point High School
  19. Noblesville High School
  20. Bloomington High School North
  21. Yorktown High School
  22. William Henry Harrison High School
  23. Bloomington High School South
  24. Chesterton Senior High School
  25. The Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship

You can read the full top 100 list here.