West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School



West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 150
8 169
9 179
10 164
11 196
12 183

West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School is a public high school of the West Lafayette Community School Corporation located in West Lafayette, IN. It has 1,041 students in grades 7th through 12th. West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School is the 115th largest public high school in Indiana and the 5,610th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,041
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 65.49

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West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 548
(53%)
548
(53%)
 Male 493
(47%)
493
(47%)

West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 723
(69%)
723
(69%)
 Asian 182
(17%)
182
(17%)
 Hispanic 52
(5%)
52
(5%)
 Black 40
(4%)
40
(4%)
 Two or More 39
(4%)
39
(4%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 922
(89%)
922
(89%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 83
(8%)
83
(8%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(3%)
36
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School is ranked 350th out of 0 ranked schools in Indiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (11.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 43.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1020
2006 968
2007 959
2008 984
2009 983
2010 1066
2011 1049
2012 1041

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 N/A
2007 15.6
2008 16.5
2009 16.7
2010 N/A
2011 16.2
2012 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.074509803921569
2006 0.089876033057851
2007 0.098018769551616
2008 0.089430894308943
2009 0.1088504577823
2010 0.13039399624765
2011 0.12869399428027
2012 0.11431316042267

Compare West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,610.3% 16.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 11.4%
 
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School
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Public 07 - 12 1,041 15.9:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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