Lafayette Elementary School

303 Connellsville St,

Uniontown, PA, 15401-3812

Tel: (724)438-3581
Grades: KG-5

240 students

Lafayette Elementary School serves 240 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Lafayette Elementary School operates within the Uniontown Area School District.

Overview

The student population of 240 students has declined by 26% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 240 students
Lafayette Elementary School Total Students (2008-2012)
Gender % 43% Male / 57%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Lafayette Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2012)
Students by Grade Lafayette Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 14:1
Lafayette Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Lafayette Elementary School Asian (2009-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Lafayette Elementary School Hispanic (2008-2012)
Black
46%
16%
Lafayette Elementary School Black (2008-2012)
White
46%
71%
Lafayette Elementary School White (2008-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.58 0.47
Lafayette Elementary School Diversity Score (2008-2012)
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.
85%
34%
Lafayette Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2012)
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.
4%
6%
Lafayette Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,912 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Uniontown Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 2,912 1,559
Uniontown Area   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $39 MM $21 MM
Uniontown Area   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $41 MM $20 MM
Uniontown Area   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,931 $12,476
Uniontown Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,621 $11,944
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Laurel Highlands Senior High School (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lafayette Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clark Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Uniontown Lafayette Middle School
    303 Connellsville St
    Uniontown , PA , 15401
    (724)438-3581
    0  mi  |  141  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Uniontown Laurel Highlands Senior High School
    300 Bailey Ave
    Uniontown , PA , 15401
    (724)437-4741
    0.7  mi  |  1069  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Uniontown Uniontown Area Senior High School
    146 East Fayette St
    Uniontown , PA , 15401
    (724)439-5000
    0.8  mi  |  895  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Uniontown Clark Elementary School
    200 Water St
    Uniontown , PA , 15401
    (724)437-9600
    0.8  mi  |  341  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Uniontown Ben Franklin School
    351 Morgantown St
    Uniontown , PA , 15401
    (724)439-5020
    1.7  mi  |  527  students  |  Gr.  KG-8

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Did You Know?
Uniontown, PA 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 0.00, which is lower than the Pennsylvania average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Uniontown is Lafayette Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.