Lafayette Middle School

419 Rdrunner Blvd

La Fayette, GA 30728-2161

Tel: (706)638-6440
Grades: 6-8

942 students

Lafayette Middle School serves 942 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% 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 942 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 942 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Lafayette Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Lafayette Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 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
Hispanic
1%
12%
Black
4%
37%
White
90%
44%
All Ethnic Groups Lafayette Middle School Sch Ethnicity Lafayette Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.19 0.40
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.
61%
51%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,619 students has grown by 45% over five years.
School District Name Walker County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
6
Number of Students Managed 13,619 3,449
Walker County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $95 MM $34 MM
Walker County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $97 MM $36 MM
Walker County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,102 $9,939
Walker County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,326 $10,367
Walker County School 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • La FayetteNorth Lafayette Elementary School
    610 North Duke St
    La FayetteGA 30728
    (706)638-1869
    0.8 mi | 541 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • La FayetteLafayette High School
    5178 Round Pond Rd
    La FayetteGA 30728
    (706)638-2342
    0.9 mi | 1152 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • RossvilleRossville Middle School
    316 Bull Dog Trl
    RossvilleGA 30741
    (706)820-0638
    1.4 mi | 667 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • La FayetteGilbert Elementary School
    87 South Burnt Mill Rd
    La FayetteGA 30728
    (706)638-2432
    2.7 mi | 488 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • La FayetteNaomi Elementary School
    4038 East Hwy 136
    La FayetteGA 30728
    (706)638-2443
    4.1 mi | 461 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Walker County, GA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.15, which is lower than the Georgia average of 0.4. The most diverse school district in Walker County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.