Education

Wayne County residents have convenient access to six institutions of higher learning, five public school corporations and an excellent selection of private schools.

Explore our educational links for a wide variety of learning resources.

Colleges and Universities

Public Schools

Cambridge City area

Centerville area

Hagerstown area

Fountain City area

Richmond area

Excel Center - Richmond

Private Schools

Amish Schools - State Snapshot

Early Childhood: Preschool or Nursery School

  • Central United Methodist Preschool - 765.962.8543
  • Creative Kids Academy - 765.966.5965
  • Golay Center Preschool - 765.478.5565
  • Head Start - 765.966.7733
  • Morningstar Montessori Preschool - 765.265.2952
  • Noah's Ark Day Care Center - 765.962.8869
  • Pauline Trueblood Nursery School - 765.983.1445
  • Richmond Day Nursery - 765.966.1238
  • St. Paul's Christian Preschool - 765.962.5121

Education Links

K-12 Resources

CareFinder Indiana - database of child care givers in Indiana.

Communities in Schools - CIS draws from school, family and community resources, to facilitate and coordinate collaborative efforts. This repositions existing services into public schools, making them more accessible to children, youth, and families.

Countywide Partnership for Youth

Homework Hotline (also at 1-877-ASK-ROSE) - FREE math and science homework help to Indiana students in grades 6-12.

HomeworkSpot - links to helpful homework and study information.

Parents' Coalition for Literacy

Peer Information Center for Teens, Inc. - free confidential, trained advice from high school peers.  The Peer Helpers' purpose is to promote self-confidence, self-control, self-esteem, self-reliance, and self-respect.

Plagiarism - articles about plagiarism, case studies, links to term papers-for-sale sites and plagiarism detectors, resources especially for faculty, and resources especially for students.

Educational Agencies

East Central Educational Service Center

Indiana Association of Home Educators

Indiana Department of Education

Indiana Higher Education Telecommunications System

State of Indiana Commission for Higher Education

Home School Information

Indiana Home Educator's Network - links to county representative and sign up for mailing lists.

Indiana Home School Information - information from the Indiana Department of Education.

Preparing for College

21st Century Scholars Program - Income-eligible 8th-graders who enroll in the program and fulfill a pledge of good citizenship to the state are guaranteed the cost of four years of college tuition at any participating public college or university in Indiana.

College Success Coalition - working to eliminate barriers to help Indiana students get the education they need to succeed in life by increasing the number of Hoosiers who finish high school, enroll in college and earn a degree.

HealthCareer Center - information on various health-related professions, with helpful links to professional organizations as well as training and educational opportunities.

Learn More Resource Center - educational tips and tools for students, parents, counselors, and adults.

The Odyssey Program - a program for current 8th, 9th, and 10th, graders in Wayne County, Union County, Randolph Central and Randolph Southern, and Connersville school districts for students who would be the first in their families to go to college.

KnowHow2GoIndiana.org - information on how to prepare yourself to get to college.

State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana - financial aid information for Indiana college students.

College Lists and Locations

Indiana College Map

Indiana Colleges and Universities List

Please note: All schools and preschools are listed as a benefit to our visitors. They do not constitute an endorsement by Waynet, Inc.

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