Lafargue Elementary School

  • Lafargue Elementary School serves 713 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 77% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 77% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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Lafargue Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • Lafargue Elementary School's student population of 713 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students713 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Lafargue Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lafargue Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lafargue Elementary School is 0.37, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#444 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lafargue Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lafargue Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Lafargue Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lafargue Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Black
20%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lafargue Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
77%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lafargue Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lafargue Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.370.36
This chart display the diversity score of Lafargue Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lafargue Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lafargue Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAvoyelles Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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