Lafayette Middle School

419 Rdrunner Blvd

La Fayette, GA 30728-2161

Grades: 6-8

900 students

Lafayette Middle School serves 900 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Lafayette Middle School operates within the Walker County School District.

Overview

The student population of 900 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 900 students
Lafayette Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Lafayette Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Lafayette Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 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 15:1
Lafayette Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
1%
13%
Lafayette Middle School Black Students (1997-2013)
Black
6%
37%
Lafayette Middle School Black Students (1994-2013)
White
89%
44%
Lafayette Middle School White Students (1994-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Lafayette Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.20 0.40
Lafayette Middle School Diversity Score (1994-2013)
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.
60%
52%
Lafayette Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
12%
7%
Lafayette Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,416 students has grown by 44% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,102 is higher than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,326 is less than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Walker County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
5
Number of Students Managed 13,416 3,197
Walker County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $95 MM $34 MM
Walker County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $97 MM $36 MM
Walker County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,102 $9,939
Walker County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,326 $10,367
Walker County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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
    610 North Duke St
    La FayetteGA 30728
    (706)638-1869
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 529 students                      
  • La FayetteLafayette High School
    5178 Round Pond Rd
    La FayetteGA 30728
    (706)638-2342
    0.9 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1138 students                      
  • RossvilleRossville Middle School
    316 Bull Dog Trl
    RossvilleGA 30741
    (706)820-0638
    1.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 670 students                      
  • La FayetteGilbert Elementary School
    87 South Burnt Mill Rd
    La FayetteGA 30728
    (706)638-2432
    2.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 444 students                      
  • La FayetteNaomi Elementary School
    4038 East Hwy 136
    La FayetteGA 30728
    (706)638-2443
    4.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 445 students                      

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