Lafayette Academy

  • Lafayette Academy serves 930 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Lafayette Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

Lafayette Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • Lafayette Academy's student population of 930 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students930 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lafayette Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lafayette Academy is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#597 out of 1278 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lafayette Academy 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)
76%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lafayette Academy 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 Ratio16:118:1
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Hispanic
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lafayette Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
95%
44%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lafayette Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.100.61
This chart display the diversity score of Lafayette Academy and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lafayette Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLafayette Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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