West Lafayette Elementary School

600 Cumberland Ave
West Lafayette, IN 47906
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
West Lafayette Elementary School serves 724 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
West Lafayette Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 724 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

West Lafayette Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

West Lafayette Elementary School's student population of 724 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
724 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

West Lafayette Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,755 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of West Lafayette Elementary School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#20 out of 1755 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
19%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
14%
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Black
11%
13%
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White
54%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Lafayette Elementary School's ranking?
West Lafayette Elementary School is ranked #20 out of 1,755 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Indiana.
What schools are West Lafayette Elementary School often compared to?
West Lafayette Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Burnett Creek Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
75-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% IN state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% IN state average).
How many students attend West Lafayette Elementary School?
724 students attend West Lafayette Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
54% of West Lafayette Elementary School students are White, 19% of students are Asian, 11% of students are Black, 8% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Lafayette Elementary School?
West Lafayette Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does West Lafayette Elementary School offer ?
West Lafayette Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4
What school district is West Lafayette Elementary School part of?
West Lafayette Elementary School is part of West Lafayette Com School Corp School District.

School Reviews

5   2/24/2016
Teacher, I am a visiting scholar from China. I will stay at Purdue University for one year( Jan, 2016-Jan 2017). My son is 8 years old (born: July,15,2008). I have rent an apartment in Beau Jardin. I want to know could my son go to your school? He is grade two in China. What should I do to send him to your school? Thank you! Have a nice day! Wei Wu
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 724 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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