West Terre Haute school information

IndexWest Terre HauteIndianaNational
Average Test Scores58%66%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:122:116:1
Total public schools51,75579,221
Total private schoolsn/a67524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1417,963
The West Terre Haute, IN educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. West Terre Haute public schools have average test scores of 58% which is 13% lower than than the Indiana average and 18% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West Terre Haute public schools is 19:1, compared to 22:1 in Indiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 75.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.6% have completed high school, 6.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in West Terre Haute are 18% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in West Terre Haute.
  • 75.2% of people in West Terre Haute have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.6% of people in West Terre Haute have completed high school.
  • 6.8% of people in West Terre Haute have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Terre Haute

IndexWest Terre HauteIndianaNational
Completed 8th grade75.2%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school74.6%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college41.0%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.1%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors6.8%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters2.5%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Riley, IN13682%67%
New Goshen, IN43475%51%
Clinton, IN4,79172%46%
Farmersburg, IN1,30167%36%
Terre Haute, IN61,02164%30%
West Terre Haute, IN2,49058%18%

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West Terre Haute, IN2,49058%18%
Source: The West Terre Haute, IN education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.