To be recognized as the best school corporation in Indiana and as one of the best in the United States.


To educate all students in a tradition of academic excellence, preparing them for productive and responsible citizenship in a global community.


All Batesville Community Schools fully meet the standards established and required by the Indiana Department of Education. In addition, Batesville High School is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges.

School Board Meetings

The school board holds its regular meetings on the third Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the commons at the Batesville Middle School, located at 201 North Mullberry Street, Batesville. Meetings are open to the public. Please call 812-934-2194 if you need special assistance to attend meetings.

Enrollment Data

Average Daily Membership (ADM-student enrollment)

2000-2001 1,810
2001-2002 1,876
2002-2003 1,914
2003-2004 1,916
2004-2005 1,899
2005-2006 1,949
2006-2007 1,987
2007-2008 2,011
2008-2009 2,053
2009-2010 2,097
2010-2011 2,083

Average SAT Scores (2009-2010)

Seniors 995 999

Average Attendance Rate (2009-2010)

Intermediate School 97.0%
Intermediate School 97.5%
Middle School 97.1%
High School 96.8%
State Average 95.8%

Graduation Rate (2009-2010)

Batesville High School 97.2%
State Average 84.1%

Test Scores Reflect Academic Achievement

Students in grades 3-9 take the Indiana Statewide Test of Education Proficiency (ISTEP+) and grade 10 students take the Graduation Qualifying Examination (GQE). These tests are administered in the fall of the school year.

ISTEP Test Results for 2009-2010
Percentage of Students Meeting or Exceeding ISTEP+/GQE Standards:
BCSC State Average
Gr. 3 Math 86 76
Gr. 3 Lang Arts 91 80
Gr. 4 Math 80 76
Gr. 4 Lang Arts 80 78
Gr. 5 Math 95 81
Gr. 5 Lang Arts 88 71
Gr. 6 Math 88 77
Gr. 6 Lang Arts 83 73
Gr. 7 Math 81 74
Gr. 7 Lang Arts 86 73
Gr. 8 Math 82 74
Gr. 8 Lang Arts 77 70
Gr. 10 Math 80 66
Gr. 10 Lang Arts 68 64

Complete test score information is available at the Administration Building or at each school. Most test score information can be obtained at the Department of Education’s website: https://www.doe.in.gov/.

Food Services

The school food service program has three main goals:

  • provide quality meals and quality service to every customer, every day;
  • increase the number of customer meals served daily; and
  • operate a well-managed business that remains financially solvent.

The program operates with an annual budget of approximately $1,045,962.02. There are four self-contained kitchens. The free/reduced lunch eligibility for the corporation is 26%.

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer

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