Knightstown High School Administration  

    Thank you for taking the time to visit the Knightstown High School website! I hope you will have the opportunity to see some of the exciting aspects of our school located in Knightstown, Indiana. We are working diligently to offer our students the best education and skills for life-long success. With a wide variety of Advanced Placement, ACP, and other career readiness courses offered in our building or at our career center, we are prepared to offer your child the proper training for his/her future and meet his/her educational needs.

    Danielle Carmichael

    Danielle Carmichael / Principal



    Home Town -  Knightstown, Indiana


    Knightstown High School Graduate 1999

    IUPUI-Bachelors in Elementary Education and Special Education, Math 6-8 License

    IUPUI-Masters in Education, Administration License

    Indiana University Bloomington- Director of Exceptional Needs License

    Hobbies/Community Involvement

    Spending time with my husband Jim and boys Braxton, Senior KHS and Bryor, Freshman KHS

    Singing, Dancing, Sports, Teaching Zumba

    Board Member of The Hoosier Gym

    Board Member of The Knightstown Academy

    Member of Tri Kappa

    Worship Team Singer at Wilkinson Church of Christ

    Previous Roles:

    2003-2010- Special Education Teacher, Coach, Drama Director at Eastern Hancock HS

    2010-2012 Special Education Teacher, Coach at Knightstown Elementary

    2012-2014 Principal at Carthage and Kennard Elementaries

    2014-2022 Principal at Knightstown Elementary



    Gary Black

    Gary Black / Assistant Principal

    ♦ Student Discipline
    ♦ Attendance
    ♦ Student Random Drug Testing Program


    -Ball State University: B.S in Biology
    -Western Governors University: M.A Life Science Education
    -Indiana Wesleyan University: M.A School Administration
    -Spending time with my wife of 10 years, Kayla and our three children (Jayden 7- 1st grade at KES, Jackson and Jaycee 1).
    -Avid Outdoorsman
    -Sports and Coaching fanatic
    Previous Roles
    -Shenandoah Middle School 2012-2019
      a. 7th Grade Science Teacher & Head Varsity Wrestling Coach, Asst. Football Coach
    -New Castle Middle School 2019-2022
       a. 7th Grade Science / Head Varsity Wrestling Coach
       b. Dean of Students / Athletic Director 2021-2022