Educational institutions in and around Blackford County provide world-class programs at all levels from pre-school to college, including graduate levels of study.


Pre-school Through 12th Grade

The Blackford County School Corporation serves more than 1,700 children from kindergarten through the 12th grade in five school buildings.  Blackford County Schools consistently performs well above state averages on the statewide ISTEP+ test and offers a wide selection of curricular options for college and career bound students.  Additional data such as enrollment, graduation rates, and standardized test scores, may be found here.
Private schools in the area include Blackford Baptist Academy, offering pre-kindergartern through 12th grade education, and St. John’s Riedman Memorial School, offering pre-kindergartern through 6th grade education.


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Blackford County provides easy access to premier post-secondary institutions of all types:
Ivy Tech Community College – East Central (campuses in Marion – 15 miles, Muncie – 25 miles, Anderson – 45 miles, and New Castle – 45 miles)
Indiana Wesleyan University (Marion, IN) – 21 miles
Ball State University (Muncie, IN) – 26 miles
Huntington University (Huntington, IN) – 36 miles

Anderson University (Anderson, IN) – 45 miles

Click here to view a map of all colleges & universities in the area.