School Superintendent
Gregg Hoover
Economic Development Director
Paul Jackson

We are proud to have a very strong relationship with our school system.

Benton Commuity School Corporation and Benton County Economic Development organizations have a shared vision for the future of our communities. Education is the foundation for which future successes will be launched.  Starting with the development of well rounded individuals and then providing a strong and broad curiculum that allows each individual to excel in a wide range of skills in order to prepare them best for life.

We realize that our future workforce is being prepared now and we are devoted to working together to provide the highest caliber education. Parents considering a move to Benton County can feel confident their children will enjoy excellent opportunities for personal growth.

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb and Benton County residents

VP Mike Pence and FFA Members

K-12 Education

Benton Community School Corporation

Benton Community School Corporation (BCSC) features elementary and secondary schools that are fully accredited by the North Central Association. Their motto, “A Community Teaching, A Community Learning”, reflects their strong community commitment to learners of all ages.

~ BCSC Annual Report Card ~ Annual Report Card Explanation ~ BCSC IN DOE School Report ~

Benton County Indiana School Corporation

Benton Central Jr.-Sr. High School

4241 East 300 South
Oxford, In. 47971
P: 765-884-1600
IN DOE School Report

Otterbein Elementary School

111 W Oxford Street: Po Box 368
Otterbein, In. 47970
P: 765-583-4401
IN DOE School Report

Boswell Elementary School

414 W Main Street
Boswell, In. 47921
P: 765-869-5523
IN DOE School Report

Prairie Crossing Elementary School

2758 South 400 East
Oxford, In. 47971
P: 765-884-3000
IN DOE School Report

Sacred Heart Elementary School

Open to Catholic and non-Catholic students, Sacred Heart School offers instruction for Preschool through 6th Grade where the students represent a variety of area parishes.

The school is accredited by the State of Indiana and the North Central Association and maintains memberships with the National Catholic Education Association, the Indiana Non-Public Education Association and the Indiana Federation of Catholic School Familes.

607 N Washington Avenue
Fowler, IN 47944
P/F: 765-884-0170
IN DOE School Report


Higher Education:

Purdue University



Ivy Tech Community College



Harrison College


Adult Resources:

Benton, Fountain, Warren Adult Education

Opportunities are available to receive Free training in one of the short course certification programs that can assist you in starting your successful career! Classes are offered in Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.), Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC) Residential Maintene Tecnnician, Welding-American Welding Society Certificate, Plumbing Maintence, Commercial Drivers License (CDL- A/B), Advanced manufacturing-Certified Production Tech, Patient Access-Certifiied Healthcare Access Associate, or earn your High School Equivalency Diploma.

Contact Benton, Fountain, Warren Adult Education for enrollment information at (765) 764-1880, or email: warrencountylc@gmail.com

PCARET- Purdue Council for Agricultural Research, Extension and Teaching

AgriNovus indiana– The state’s food and agriculture innovation initiative is focused on making Indiana a leader in the agbiosciences sector.



Benton County Purdue Extension Office

Health & Human Services program offerings through the Benton County Extension.
View the brochure here.

PARP classes: for those who spray chemicals on their private property.
Pork Quality Assurance (PQA): Classes are offered for 4-H members that plan to show swine at the county fair.
For more information on the above classes, contact the Estension Office, 884-0140