Lafayette High School

214 1st Ave Se

Lafayette, AL 36862-2102

Tel: (334)864-9881
Grades: 8-12

286 students

Lafayette High School serves 286 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Lafayette High School operates within the Chambers County School District.
The school district's 59% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 286 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 286 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Students by Grade Lafayette High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 15:1
Black
93%
35%
White
5%
58%
All Ethnic Groups Lafayette High School Sch Ethnicity Lafayette High 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.
0.13 0.31
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.
82%
51%
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.
7%
7%
Lafayette High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,940 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 59% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Chambers County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
7
Number of Students Managed 3,940 3,032
Graduation Rate 59% 72%
Chambers County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $36 MM $29 MM
Chambers County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $36 MM $31 MM
Chambers County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,583 $9,620
Chambers County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,668 $10,180
Chambers County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Chambers Co Career Technical Center (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is John P Powell Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lafayette Eastside Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • LafayetteLafayette Eastside Elementary School
    300 Ave A Se
    LafayetteAL 36862
    (334)864-8274
    0.3 mi | 360 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LafayetteJohn P Powell Middle School
    621 1st St Se
    LafayetteAL 36862
    (334)864-8876
    0.6 mi | 159 students | Gr. 6-9                      
  • LafayetteChambers Co Career Technical Center
    Vocational School
    Area Vacational Center Dr
    LafayetteAL 36862
    (334)864-8863
    Vocational School

    1.6 mi | n/a students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • Five PointsFive Points Elementary School
    10180 County Rd 222
    Five PointsAL 36855
    (334)864-7615
    8.6 mi | 146 students | Gr. KG-9                      
  • LanettHuguley Elementary School
    3011 Phillips Rd
    LanettAL 36863
    (334)576-2572
    10.3 mi | 408 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Chambers County, AL 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 0.32, which is higher than the Alabama average of 0.31. The most diverse school district in Chambers County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.