Top 10 Best Laporte County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 34 public schools serving 14,807 students in Laporte County, IN (there are 12 private schools, serving 1,647 private students). 90% of all K-12 students in Laporte County, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%).
The top ranked public schools in Laporte County, IN are F Willard Crichfield Elementary School, Rolling Prairie Elementary School and Prairie View Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Laporte County, IN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Indiana public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Laporte County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Indiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Indiana public school average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Best Public Schools in Laporte County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
F Willard Crichfield Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
336 W Johnson Rd
La Porte, IN 46350
(219) 362-2020
Grades: PK-4
| 485 students
Rank: #22.
Rolling Prairie Elementary School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
605 E Michigan St
Rolling Prairie, IN 46371
(219) 778-2018
Grades: K-5
| 418 students
Rank: #33.
Prairie View Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6434 E 700 N
Rolling Prairie, IN 46371
(574) 654-7258
Grades: K-5
| 300 students
Rank: #44.
Hailmann Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1001 E Ohio St
La Porte, IN 46350
(219) 362-2080
Grades: PK-4
| 350 students
Rank: #55.
South Central Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9808 S 600 W
Union Mills, IN 46382
(219) 767-2269
Grades: K-6
| 472 students
Rank: #66.
Kingsbury Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
0802 W 400 S
La Porte, IN 46350
(219) 362-1823
Grades: PK-4
| 284 students
Rank: #77.
Renaissance Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4093 W Us Hwy 20
La Porte, IN 46350
(219) 878-8711
Grades: K-8
| 266 students
Rank: #88.
Laporte Juvenile Correctional
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2407 N 500 W
La Porte, IN 46350
(812) 265-6154
Grades: 9-12
| 36 students
Rank: #99.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
402 Harrison St
La Porte, IN 46350
(219) 362-3755
Grades: PK-4
| 344 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Handley Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
408 10th St
La Porte, IN 46350
(219) 362-2561
Grades: PK-4
| 370 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Kingsford Heights Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
460 Evanston Rd
Kingsford Heights, IN 46346
(219) 393-3116
Grades: PK-4
| 164 students
Rank: #1212.
Knapp Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
321 Bolka Ave
Michigan City, IN 46360
(219) 873-2096
Grades: PK-6
| 384 students
Rank: #1313.
Coolspring Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9121 W 300 N
Michigan City, IN 46360
(219) 873-2073
Grades: K-6
| 294 students
Rank: #1414.
Riley Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
516 Weller Ave
La Porte, IN 46350
(219) 362-3235
Grades: PK-4
| 311 students
Rank: #1515.
Laporte High School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
602 'f' St
La Porte, IN 46350
(219) 362-3102
Grades: 9-12
| 1,804 students
Rank: #1616.
Lacrosse School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
11 N Michigan St
La Crosse, IN 46348
(219) 754-2461
Grades: 9-12
| 111 students
Rank: #1717.
Westville High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
207 E Valparaiso St
Westville, IN 46391
(219) 785-2531
Grades: 7-12
| 414 students
Rank: #1818.
Westville Elementary School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
207 E Valparaiso St
Westville, IN 46391
(219) 785-2532
Grades: K-6
| 459 students
Rank: #1919.
Kesling Intermediate School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
306 E 18th St
La Porte, IN 46350
(219) 362-7507
Grades: 5-6
| 914 students
Rank: #2020.
Laporte Middle School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
306 E 18th Street
La Porte, IN 46350
(219) 324-1370
Grades: 7-8
| 996 students
Rank: #2121.
Springfield Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3054 W 800 N
Michigan City, IN 46360
(219) 873-2117
Grades: K-6
| 331 students
Rank: #2222.
Indian Trail Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3214 S Sr 104
La Porte, IN 46350
(219) 369-9016
Grades: PK-4
| 301 students
Rank: #2323.
Marsh Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
400 E Homer St
Michigan City, IN 46360
(219) 873-2102
Grades: K-6
| 317 students
Rank: #2424.
Wanatah School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
309 School Dr
Wanatah, IN 46390
(219) 733-2815
Grades: PK-8
| 221 students
Rank: #2525.
Joy Elementary School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 E Coolspring Ave
Michigan City, IN 46360
(219) 873-2090
Grades: K-6
| 422 students
Rank: #2626.
Edgewood Elementary School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
502 Boyd Cir
Michigan City, IN 46360
(219) 873-2079
Grades: K-6
| 378 students
Rank: #2727.
South Central Jr-sr High School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
9808 S 600 W
Union Mills, IN 46382
(219) 767-2266
Grades: 7-12
| 473 students
Rank: #2828.
Michigan City High School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
8466 W Pahs Rd
Michigan City, IN 46360
(219) 873-2044
Grades: 9-12
| 1,538 students
Rank: #2929.
Barker Middle School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
319 E Barker Rd
Michigan City, IN 46360
(219) 873-2057
Grades: 7-8
| 442 students
Rank: #3030.
Pine Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1660 Co Line Rd
Michigan City, IN 46360
(219) 873-2114
Grades: PK-6
| 398 students
Rank: #3131.
Martin T Krueger Middle School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2001 Springland Ave
Michigan City, IN 46360
(219) 873-2061
Grades: 7-8
| 408 students
Rank: #3232.
Niemann Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
811 Royal Rd
Michigan City, IN 46360
(219) 873-2146
Grades: PK
| n/a students
Rank: #3333.
Lake Hills Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
201 Ferguson Rd
Michigan City, IN 46360
(219) 873-2105
Grades: K-6
| 402 students
Rank: n/an/a
A K Smith Area Career Center
Vocational School
817 Lafayette St
Michigan City, IN 46360
(219) 873-2120
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Laporte County, IN

Laporte County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2407 N 500 W
La Porte, IN 46350
(219) 326-1188
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students
1201 East Michigan Blvd
Michigan City, IN 46360
(219) 873-2149
Grades: PK
| n/a students
317 Detroit St
Michigan City, IN 46360
(219) 873-2035
Grades: 6-8
| 496 students
11 North Michigan 360
La Crosse, IN 46348
(219) 754-2461
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
11 North Michigan 360
La Crosse, IN 46348
(219) 754-2461
Grades: PK-12
| 168 students
201 Woodlawn Ave
Michigan City, IN 46361
(219) 872-8239
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
602 1st St
La Porte, IN 46350
(219) 325-0632
Grades: PK
| 9 students
1000 Harrison St
La Porte, IN 46350
(219) 326-6930
Grades: 6-8
| 639 students
309 School Dr 249
Wanatah, IN 46390
(219) 733-2815
Grades: K-8
| 210 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Laporte County, IN?
The top ranked public schools in Laporte County, IN include F Willard Crichfield Elementary School, Rolling Prairie Elementary School and Prairie View Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Laporte County, IN?
34 public schools are located in Laporte County, IN.
What percentage of students in Laporte County, IN go to public school?
90% of all K-12 students in Laporte County, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%).
What is the racial composition of students in Laporte County, IN?
Laporte County, IN public schools minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Indiana public schools average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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