West Lafayette Jr/sr High School

  • West Lafayette Jr/sr High School serves 1,129 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Lafayette Jr/sr High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • West Lafayette Jr/sr High School's student population of 1,129 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2003)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students1,129 students
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Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Lafayette Jr/sr High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Lafayette Jr/sr High School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#173 out of 1762 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
23%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
12%
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Black
5%
12%
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White
61%
69%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score0.570.51
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Graduation Rate≥95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Lafayette Com School Corp School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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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.
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