PROFICIENCY 61% 9% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
72%LaPorte Community School Corp
65%La Porte

Paul F Boston Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "LaPorte Community School Corp" in La Porte, IN. There are a total of 669 students and 47 teachers at Paul F Boston Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 290 free lunch students and 55 reduced lunch students.

Paul F Boston Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 60.5%, which is 9% lower than the Indiana average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch290
Reduced lunch55


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Paul F Boston Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Paul F Boston Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 75.1% 77.5% 71.5% 51.1%
African American 3.0% 2.7% 11.5% 15.9%
Asian 0.3% 0.6% 2.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 15.9% 13.5% 10.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.1% 5.3% 4.4% 3.1%

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La Porte demographics profile

StatisticLa PorteIndianaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,39118091
Median age32.737.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%56%55%
Speak English97%92%79%
Speak Spanish2%5%13%

Education level achieved in La Porte

IndexLa PorteIndianaNational
Completed 8th grade66.9%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school62.2%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college32.1%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree14.6%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors5.6%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters0.6%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.3%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Paul F Boston Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.