Lafayette school information

IndexLafayetteIndianaNational
Average Test Scores67%66%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:122:116:1
Total public schools251,75579,221
Total private schools1467524,874
Total post-secondary schools41417,963
The Lafayette, IN educational system consists of 25 public schools, 14 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Lafayette public schools have average test scores of 67% which is 1% higher than than the Indiana average and 37% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lafayette public schools is 19:1, compared to 22:1 in Indiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.8% have completed high school, 24.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lafayette are 37% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 25 public schools in Lafayette.
  • 83.0% of people in Lafayette have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.8% of people in Lafayette have completed high school.
  • 24.1% of people in Lafayette have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lafayette

IndexLafayetteIndianaNational
Completed 8th grade83.0%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school81.8%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college56.8%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.7%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.1%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters8.7%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Battle Ground, IN1,56877%56%
Delphi, IN3,02375%52%
Stockwell, IN62775%51%
Brookston, IN1,43373%48%
Otterbein, IN1,28672%46%
Lafayette, IN71,24967%37%

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Lynwood, CA71,23324%51%
Gulfport, MS71,26536%28%
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Temple, TX71,13865%33%
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Lafayette, IN71,24967%37%
Source: The Lafayette, 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.