Lake Station school information

IndexLake StationIndianaNational
Average Test Scores60%66%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:122:116:1
Total public schools61,75579,221
Total private schools267524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1417,963
The Lake Station, IN educational system consists of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lake Station public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 9% lower than than the Indiana average and 22% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lake Station public schools is 20:1, compared to 22:1 in Indiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 70.7% have completed high school, 7.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lake Station are 22% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Lake Station.
  • 72.8% of people in Lake Station have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.7% of people in Lake Station have completed high school.
  • 7.4% of people in Lake Station have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lake Station

IndexLake StationIndianaNational
Completed 8th grade72.8%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school70.7%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college31.9%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree13.5%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors7.4%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters2.2%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Winfield, IN5,23385%73%
Munster, IN23,10383%69%
Crown Point, IN28,74383%69%
Lakes of the Four Seasons, IN6,93282%67%
Valparaiso, IN32,27180%64%
Lake Station, IN12,19960%22%

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Arkansas City, KS12,19834%31%
Cascades, VA12,20582%67%
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Riverview, MI12,20841%17%
Lake Station, IN12,19960%22%
Source: The Lake Station, 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.