West Lafayette school information

IndexWest LafayetteIndianaNational
Average Test Scores88%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio26:122:116:1
Total public schools81,75579,235
Total private schools367524,875
Total post-secondary schools11417,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in West Lafayette are 29% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in West Lafayette.
  • 94.4% of people in West Lafayette have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.3% of people in West Lafayette have completed high school.
  • 69.7% of people in West Lafayette have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in West Lafayette

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  • Beacon Academy620 Cumberland AveGrades: 07 - 12Students: 58 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Burnett Creek Elementary School5700 N 50 WGrades: KG - 05Students: 452 · Ratio: 22:195
  • Cumberland Elementary School600 Cumberland AveGrades: KG - 03Students: 611 · Ratio: 19:195
  • Happy Hollow Elementary1200 N SalisburyGrades: 04 - 06Students: 481 · Ratio: 15:196
  • Klondike Elementary School3311 Klondike RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 103 · Ratio: 21:173
  • Klondike Middle School3307 Klondike RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 419 · Ratio: 21:182
  • West Lafayette Jr/Sr High Sch1105 N Grant StGrades: 07 - 12Students: 1,066 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • William Henry Harrison High Sch5701 N 50 WGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,663 · Ratio: 19:1n/a

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Education level achieved in West Lafayette

IndexWest LafayetteIndianaNational
Completed 8th grade94.4%84.4%83.8%
Completed high school94.3%82.6%82.4%
Completed some college84.2%52.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree73.1%31.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors69.7%23.6%29.3%
Completed masters41.8%8.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree19.9%2.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate16.4%1.0%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in West Lafayette (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Otterbein, IN1,40288%30%
Brookston, IN1,58285%25%
Lafayette, IN69,98283%21%
Delphi, IN2,78781%18%
Dayton, IN1,46278%15%
West Lafayette, IN30,84388%29%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pullman, WA30,85177%13%
Hilliard, OH30,81586%27%
Jamestown, NY30,79957%16%
Laguna Hills, CA30,76868%0%
North Chicago, IL30,76055%19%
West Lafayette, IN30,84388%29%
Source: The West Lafayette, IN education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.