Lafayette Middle School

Lafayette Middle School serves 692 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Lafayette Middle School operates within the Walker County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 692 students has declined by 28% over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 692 students
Lafayette Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Lafayette Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Lafayette Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Lafayette Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Lafayette Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
2%
13%
Lafayette Middle School Black Students (1997-2014)
Black
6%
37%
Lafayette Middle School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
88%
43%
Lafayette Middle School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Lafayette Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Lafayette Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA 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.
0.22 0.40
Lafayette Middle School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
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.
57%
56%
Lafayette Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
13%
6%
Lafayette Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,169 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,997 is less than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,731 is less than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Walker County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
5
Number of Students Managed 9,169 3,213
Walker County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $93 MM $36 MM
Walker County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $91 MM $34 MM
Walker County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,997 $10,365
Walker County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,731 $9,935
Walker County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Lafayette High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rossville Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Lafayette Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • La FayetteNorth Lafayette Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 517 students610 North Duke St
    La FayetteGA 30728
    (706)638-1869
    0.8PK-5517
  • La FayetteLafayette High School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1239 students5178 Round Pond Rd
    La FayetteGA 30728
    (706)638-2342
    0.99-121239
  • RossvilleRossville Middle School
    1.4 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 593 students316 Bull Dog Trl
    RossvilleGA 30741
    (706)820-0638
    1.46-8593
  • La FayetteGilbert Elementary School
    2.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 462 students87 South Burnt Mill Rd
    La FayetteGA 30728
    (706)638-2432
    2.7PK-5462
  • La FayetteNaomi Elementary School
    4.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 424 students4038 East Hwy 136
    La FayetteGA 30728
    (706)638-2443
    4.1PK-5424

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