Recent Study Ranks Indiana’s Most and Least Equitable School Districts

South Dearborn Community School Corporation ranked the highest among local school districts.

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(Undated) – A recent study ranks the most and least equitable school districts in Indiana.

Wallet Hub released their findings on Tuesday.

The personal finance website scored the equitability of each school district in the state based on average household income and expenditures for public elementary and secondary schools per pupil.

Locally, South Dearborn Community School Corporation ranked the highest at 22nd overall. See other area school rankings in the table below.

School Corporation

Expenditures for Public Elementary & Secondary Schools per Pupil

Income by School District

South Dearborn (22nd)



Milan (29th)



Jac-Cen-Del (71st)



South Ripley (130th)



Franklin County (188th)



Rising Sun-Ohio Co. (190th)



Lawrenceburg (194th)



Switzerland Co. (205th)



Sunman-Dearborn (264th)



Batesville (160th)



*Data via WalletHub



Overall, Indiana has the 4th most equitable school districts in the U.S., according to the study.

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