Lafayette High School (Closed 2011)

2630 Benson Ave,

Brooklyn, NY, 11214-4497

Grades: 9-12

The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 was lower than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which was more than the state average of 52%.
Lafayette High School (Closed 2011) operated within the New York City Geographic #21 School District.

Overview

Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students n/a
Lafayette High School Total Students (2006-2010)
Gender % 63% Male / 37%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Lafayette High School Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2010)

School Comparison

This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1 13:1
Lafayette High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2010)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
8%
Lafayette High School Asian (2006-2010)
Hispanic
n/a
23%
Lafayette High School Hispanic (2006-2010)
Black
n/a
19%
Lafayette High School Black (2006-2010)
White
n/a
48%
Lafayette High School White (2006-2010)
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.
0.00 0.35
Lafayette High School Diversity Score (2006-2010)
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.
n/a
42%
Lafayette High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2009)
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.
n/a
7%
Lafayette High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2009)

District Comparison

School District Name New York City Geographic #21 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
40
3
Number of Students Managed 33,731 1,324
New York City Geographic  #21 School District Number of Students Managed (2006-2012)
District Total Revenue n/a $29 MM
District Spending n/a $29 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $21,692
District Spending / Student n/a $21,514
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2010 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is International High School At Lafayette (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Kingsborough Early College School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kingsborough Early College School (0.1 miles away)
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