Lafayette High School

Lafayette High School serves 694 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Lafayette High School operates within the Lafayette County School District.
The school district's 67% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 62%.

Overview

The student population of 694 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 694 students
Lafayette High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Lafayette High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lafayette High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Lafayette High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
3%
Lafayette High School Hispanic (2004-2012)
Black
27%
50%
Lafayette High School Black (1989-2012)
White
70%
45%
Lafayette High School White (1989-2012)
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.
0.44 0.63
Lafayette High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
42%
64%
Lafayette High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
10%
8%
Lafayette High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,603 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Lafayette County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
5
Number of Students Managed 2,603 2,063
Lafayette County   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 67% 62%
Lafayette County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $23 MM $21 MM
District Spending $24 MM $20 MM
Lafayette County   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,602 $9,999
Lafayette County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,628 $9,596
Lafayette County   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Oxf/laf School Of Applied Technical (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lafayette Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lafayette Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Oxford Lafayette Elementary School
    150 Commodore Dr
    Oxford , MS , 38655
    (662)234-5627
    0  mi  |  672  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Oxford Lafayette Upper Elementary School
    120 Commodore Dr
    Oxford , MS , 38655
    (662)236-3761
    0.1  mi  |  612  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Oxford Lafayette Middle School
    102 Commodore Dr
    Oxford , MS , 38655
    (662)234-1664
    0.1  mi  |  625  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Oxford Oxf/laf School Of Applied Technical
    Vocational School
    134 Hwy 7 South
    Oxford , MS , 38655
    (662)234-9469
    Vocational School
    0.7  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Oxford Bramlett Elementary School
    225 Bramlett Blvd
    Oxford , MS , 38655
    (662)234-2685
    1.4  mi  |  734  students  |  Gr.  PK-1

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Oxford, MS 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 0.52, which is higher than the Mississippi average of 0.26. The most diverse school in Oxford is Crossroads For Youth. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Mississippi or national school diversity statistics.