Lafayette School

Tel: (617)394-2450
Grades: KG-8

869 students

Lafayette School serves 869 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Lafayette School operates within the Everett School District.

Overview

The student population of 869 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 869 students
Lafayette School Total Students (2001-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Lafayette School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Lafayette 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 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Lafayette School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
6%
Lafayette School Asian (2001-2012)
Hispanic
31%
16%
Lafayette School Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
19%
9%
Lafayette School Black (2001-2012)
White
41%
66%
Lafayette School White (2001-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lafayette School Sch Ethnicity Lafayette 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.
0.70 0.52
Lafayette School Diversity Score (2001-2012)
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.
63%
30%
Lafayette School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2012)
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.
11%
5%
Lafayette School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,814 students has grown by 39% over five years.
School District Name Everett School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 7,814 1,435
Everett School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $91 MM $25 MM
Everett School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $88 MM $24 MM
Everett School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,265 $17,400
Everett School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,659 $16,788
Everett School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Everett High School (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Mystic Valley Regional Charter School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Webster School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Malden Ferryway Elementary School
    150 Cross St
    Malden , MA , 02148
    (781)388-0659
    0.4  mi  |  901  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Malden Salemwood Elementary School
    529 Salem St
    Malden , MA , 02148
    (781)388-0646
    0.7  mi  |  1166  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Everett Everett High School
    100 Elm St
    Everett , MA , 02149
    (617)394-2490
    0.7  mi  |  1809  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Everett Parlin School
    587 Broadway St
    Everett , MA , 02149
    (617)394-2480
    0.7  mi  |  782  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Malden Malden High School
    77 Salem St
    Malden , MA , 02148
    (781)397-7223
    0.8  mi  |  1832  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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