Lafayette High School

Lafayette High School serves 744 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Lafayette High School operates within the Lafayette County School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

The student population of 744 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 744 students
Lafayette High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Lafayette High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Lafayette High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Lafayette High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Lafayette High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
2%
3%
Lafayette High School Black Students (2004-2014)
Black
26%
49%
Lafayette High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
72%
45%
Lafayette High School White Students (1989-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Lafayette High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.42 0.31
Lafayette High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
44%
65%
Lafayette High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
7%
Lafayette High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,683 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,419 is less than the state average of $9,638. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,940 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has declined by 22% over four years.
School District Name Lafayette County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
5
Number of Students Managed 2,683 2,273
Lafayette County   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 64%
Lafayette County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $20 MM
Lafayette County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $22 MM $20 MM
Lafayette County   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,419 $9,638
Lafayette County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,940 $9,666
Lafayette County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Oxf/laf School Of Applied Technical (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lafayette Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lafayette Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • OxfordLafayette Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 692 students150 Commodore Dr
    OxfordMS 38655
    (662)234-5627
    0PK-2692
  • OxfordLafayette Middle School
    0.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 643 students102 Commodore Dr
    OxfordMS 38655
    (662)234-1664
    0.16-8643
  • OxfordLafayette U Elementary School
    0.1 miles | Grades: 1-5 | 604 students120 Commodore Dr
    OxfordMS 38655
    (662)236-3761
    0.11-5604
  • OxfordOxf/laf School Of Applied Technical
    Vocational School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 9-12134 Hwy 7 South
    OxfordMS 38655
    (662)234-9469
    0.79-12n/a
  • OxfordBramlett Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: PK-1 | 796 students225 Bramlett Blvd
    OxfordMS 38655
    (662)234-2685
    1.4PK-1796

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