West Lafayette school information

IndexWest LafayetteOhioNational
Average Test Scores72%69%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:117:116:1
Total public schools33,65079,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,00024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3937,963
The West Lafayette, OH educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. West Lafayette public schools have average test scores of 72% which is 3% higher than than the Ohio average and 46% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West Lafayette public schools is 20:1, compared to 17:1 in Ohio and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.5% have completed high school, 11.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in West Lafayette are 46% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in West Lafayette.
  • 82.2% of people in West Lafayette have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.5% of people in West Lafayette have completed high school.
  • 11.9% of people in West Lafayette have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Lafayette

IndexWest LafayetteOhioNational
Completed 8th grade82.2%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school79.5%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college32.6%55.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.4%35.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.9%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters3.0%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.3%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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Dresden, OH1,53180%63%
Warsaw, OH68380%63%
Port Washington, OH51978%58%
Adamsville, OH16875%51%
Baltic, OH76175%51%
West Lafayette, OH2,27272%46%

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Arcanum, OH2,27279%60%
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Jamestown West, NY2,27261%23%
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West Lafayette, OH2,27272%46%
Source: The West Lafayette, OH 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.