South Madison Community School Corporation serves over 4,600 students in a district encompassing Adams, Green and Fall Creek townships of Madison County, including the towns of Markleville, Ingalls, and historic Pendleton. Residents in this community will attend Maple Ridge Elementary School, Pendleton Heights Middle School, and Pendleton Heights High School. Located approximately twenty miles from the northeast side of Indianapolis, South Madison has experienced significant growth along the I-69 corridor. The largest town, Pendleton, is located just two miles from the intersection of State Road 38 and Interstate 69 Exit 219. The community is also just five miles south of the city of Anderson. Many residents of the school district commute to Indianapolis, Fishers, and Anderson for their employment.