Principal Hawkins
Mr. Brandon Hawkins, Principal

Lafayette Tecumseh Junior High School is located in the heart of Lafayette, Indiana.  Tecumseh educates all of the 7th and 8th grade students in the Lafayette School Corporation and feeds into Lafayette Jefferson High School. The enrollment at Tecumseh Junior High School is approximately 1000 students.

All students have the opportunity to take a rich array of related arts classes including art, family and consumer science, technology education, health, physical education, and foreign language. Students may choose to have an enrichment period to get help on their studies or may participate in band/orchestra and/or choir. 

Tecumseh offers a special education program with the students fully included in regular academic classes or taking special education classes or a combination thereof. Tecumseh also offers a self-contained placements for students.

Tecumseh offers a full core subject high ability program at both grade levels. Students may be selected to participate in a full or partial gifted and talented curriculum.

After school hours at Tecumseh are filled with a vast array of extracurricular activities and help sessions. Students may choose among 20 interscholastic sports, a wide number of clubs, academic competition teams and service learning opportunities. In addition, Tecumseh offers remedial skills classes in math and language arts.

Tecumseh has a diverse student population made up of approximately 60% Caucasian, 12% African American and 20% Hispanic students. About 70% of Tecumseh students participate in the free/reduced federal lunch program.

The community of Lafayette highly values education; and Purdue University, a nationally known engineering, agriculture and liberal arts college, is located nearby. Tecumseh students benefit greatly from Purdue’s proximity as Tecumseh is a proud Purdue Professional Development School partner which allows university students and researchers to interact with and enrich our educational programming.