Brown County Schools are small, rural and mighty. Teaching and learning is grounded in relevancy and based on principles designed to create well-rounded students who are ready for the world.

Everything we do revolves around your child’s personal path to success. And because we know the best learning happens when students feel safe and supported, Brown County K-12 schools focus on each student’s social/emotional wellness, communication, engagement, innovation and work ethic. We know our students and families personally, and we are committed to seeing them thrive.

We believe in providing our students with the highest quality educational experiences and world-class opportunities. This is why we collaborate with community and industry partners who help us expose students to new skills, resources and possibilities.

Brown County Schools Graduate Profile

Brown County students are well prepared and going places.


We can do so much more together than we can ever do alone. Our small-school relationships are built on strong and compassionate communication, empathy and a desire to support each student’s path to success.

Our small size and rural setting is our strength, and we use it to communicate more clearly, stay connected and compassionate and to engage on a deeper level in the classroom and in the community.

Students will find encouragement and opportunities to be team players, problem solvers, and leaders. To express themselves, and be friendly, silly, spirited, driven, confident, connected, inspired and successful. Together.

Students and families will find support through Centerstone, our school-based mental health provider, Bring Change to Mind, a student-led mental health support group and our K-8 Second Step program that focuses on healthy, positive relationships and decision making opportunities. We invite parents to join us for monthly PTO groups and Councils.

We are committed to small-school relationships that make a life-long difference.


Our rural roots bring us closer together. Brown County Schools are connected to each other and to the global workplace, community organizations and resources that build a strong and relevant path to success for our students.

We are working together, Uplands made, scholars, scientists, artists, mentors, makers and manufacturers. We are able, industrious, humbled, hardworking, grateful, generous and stronger together.

This includes the ways we reach out to, serve and support Brown County families, including:

  • A fully inclusive Preschool (PreK) Program
  • Before and After-school Child Care Programs
  • Guidance Counseling
  • Indiana Kids Free Online Tutoring, Mentoring and College and Career Workshops
  • Weekend Backpack Program striving to ensure our students are fed in and out of school
  • Homeless Child Education
  • English Learning and Migrant Education


We also believe in the power of partnering with businesses and organizations that help us introduce students to entrepreneurship, innovation, vocational education and hands-on learning opportunities. Brown County Schools is proud to work alongside the following partners:

  • Project Lead the Way (PLTW)
  • Illustrative Mathematics
  • Botvin LifeSkills Training
  • Committee for Children Second Step
  • Naviance
  • The Governor’s Work Ethic Certificate
  • 180-Skills
  • National Center for College & Career Transitions (NC3T)
  • National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET)
  • Career Resource Center of Brown County
  • Brown County Community Foundation
  • Regional Opportunity Initiative

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