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There are four public school systems serving Southern Indiana and over 10 private schools offering various programs and curriculums. In addition, Indiana and Kentucky have a tuition reciprocity agreement that allows residents throughout the region to enroll at state-supported colleges and pay in-state tuition rates, regardless of whether they reside in Indiana or Kentucky. 

Southern Indiana and Louisville metropolitan area colleges, universities, community colleges, business schools, and technical schools enroll over 70,000 students.

Southern Indiana is also home to several museums, including Carnegie Center for Art & History, Falls of the Ohio State Park & Interpretive Center, Howard Steamboat Museum and the Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site. Each city in Southern Indiana features its own library which goes beyond reading by offering various community programs.

High School graduation rate 93.3%

Four public school corporations

Nine high schools

Two Charter schools

Two private high schools