Website Ranks Indiana School Districts

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Niche ranked West Lafayette Schools as best in the state Niche ranked West Lafayette Schools as best in the state

A website that uses quality of life data, Niche, has ranked the top school districts in Indiana. The 2019 Best School Districts rankings are based on analysis of statistics, such as test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, teacher quality, and other factors. Fifty-percent of the tabulated scores were based on SAT/ACT scores and survey responses from students and parents.

Niche ranked the West Lafayette School District as best in Indiana with an overall grade of A+. The district received A+ grades in several individual categories, including academics, teachers, college prep and health and safety. The district is comprised of 2,158 students in 3 schools. The 2nd ranked district was Carmel Clay Schools, who was given a A+ rating, including individual A+ ratings for academics, teachers, clubs & activities and health & safety. Ranked third was Zionsville Community Schools, who also received an A+ rating, with individual A+ ratings for academics, teachers and college prep. 

The rest of the top 10 Indiana school districts, according to Niche:

  • #4- Hamilton Southeastern Schools
  • #5- Southwest Allen County Schools
  • #6- Brownsburg Community School Corporation
  • #7- School Town of Munster
  • #8- Northwest Allen County Schools
  • #9- Westfield Washington Schools
  • #10- Avon Community School Corporation

For the criteria Niche used to determine the rankings, click here. For the entire list of top Indiana school districts, visit here

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