Blackford High School gymJROTC students Scott, Jordan and McKenna receiving awardsJROTC students Austen, Audrey and Zach receiving awardsJROTC students Hailey and Dylan receiving awards. Group with flag marchingHOSA LC 2018Students holding awards for Academic All-Conference 2018Swim Lessonsstudents at swim lessonsBest Buddies President Kali HodsonStudents in the pool-Lifeguards

Proud Home of the Bruins

Blackford High School is home to 550 students known as the mighty Bruins. Located in Blackford County, Indiana, our school exemplifies excellence in academics, competition, and character.

We invite our community to stay in tune with and learn about all things Bruin as you explore the pages of our website. We’re confident that once you know us, you will Believe in the Bruins as much as we do.

A Message from Our Principal

Welcome to Blackford High School!

I want to welcome you and encourage you to come and explore who we are and what we are about here in Blackford County. We want to highlight how we are preparing our youth for the future and enhancing their skills for today. Sports teams are practicing for a season that is just around the corner, teachers are meeting about ways to help our students succeed, and the community is excited about the future because of the foundation we are giving our kids. We have outstanding staff members in place and a support system that has been developed with you in mind. Please come and visit us, and find out what Blackford High School can do for you and your family. We are here to support you. My door is always open, so please come by and say hello!

Mr. Scott Shimer

Mr. Scott Shimer


Free Tutoring

Could your student use a little assistance? Blackford High School National Honor Society (NHS) students are offering free tutoring service for younger students within Blackford County Schools this semester at the Hartford City Public Library (HCPL) and Montpelier Harrison Township Library (MHTL). Parents/guardians can contact by e-mail Dawn Johnsen, NHS Sponsor, or Denise Rogers, NHS Co-Sponsor. Parents/guardians also need to contact the library to reserve the meeting room. Other tutoring space within the library is on a first come basis.