Fun Facts

LaPorte is named from a French term meaning "The Door."

The largest city in LaPorte County is Michigan City, with a population of 32,335 (Census in 2003).

LaPorte County Statistics


LaPorte County Location

41.599216 N, -86.779259 W

LaPorte County Barn

Fishing in LaPorte County

LaPorte County Schools

LaPorte Community School Corporation

Education Services Center
1921 "A" Street,
LaPorte, IN 46350
219-362-7056
Donald Tonsoni, Attendance Officer
219-362-7507
www.lpcsc.k12.in.us

Michigan City Area Schools

Nikki Ward, Attendance Officer
219-873-2000 Ext. 7413

LaCrosse School

1 Michigan Street
LaCrosse, IN 46348
Timothy Somers, Principal
219-754-2461
Fax: 219-754-2511
Dick Bucher, Trustee
www.lacrosse.k12.in.us

Wanatah School

309 School Drive, P.O. Box 249
Wanatah, IN 46390
Victorine DePrey, Principal
219733-2815
Fax: 129-733-9974
Tim Guse, Trustee
www.wanatah.k12.in.us