West Lafayette Jr/sr High School

1105 N Grant St
West Lafayette, IN 47906
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
West Lafayette Jr/sr High School serves 1,100 students in grades 7-12.
West Lafayette Jr/sr High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (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 76% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 1,100 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in IN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

West Lafayette Jr/sr High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

West Lafayette Jr/sr High School's student population of 1,100 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
1,100 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
82 teachers
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School Rankings

West Lafayette Jr/sr High 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 Jr/sr High School is 0.59, 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
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State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#52 out of 1755 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
22%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
14%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
60%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
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 Jr/sr High School's ranking?
West Lafayette Jr/sr High School is ranked #52 out of 1,755 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Indiana.
What schools are West Lafayette Jr/sr High School often compared to?
West Lafayette Jr/sr High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Jefferson High School, William Henry Harrison High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% IN state average), while 76% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% IN state average).
What is the graduation rate of West Lafayette Jr/sr High School?
The graduation rate of West Lafayette Jr/sr High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 87%.
How many students attend West Lafayette Jr/sr High School?
1,100 students attend West Lafayette Jr/sr High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
60% of West Lafayette Jr/sr High School students are White, 22% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Lafayette Jr/sr High School?
West Lafayette Jr/sr High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does West Lafayette Jr/sr High School offer ?
West Lafayette Jr/sr High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is West Lafayette Jr/sr High School part of?
West Lafayette Jr/sr High School is part of West Lafayette Com School Corp School District.

School Reviews

5   12/7/2015
Amazing teachers. Lots of AP courses offered. Students are Harvard, Princeton, Stanford, etc bound. Outstanding music, athletics, art, debate, science fair, etc. You will not regret moving to West Lafayette. With Purdue next door, opportunities are endless.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - melis

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 1,100 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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