Lafayette Avenus School

  • Lafayette Avenus School serves 652 students in grades 4-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 76% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 84% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Lafayette Avenus School placed in the top 10% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 54%.
  • Lafayette Avenus School operates within the The Of The Chathams School District.

Top Placements

Lafayette Avenus School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 5%)

School Overview

  • Lafayette Avenus School's student population of 652 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-5
Total Students652 students
Lafayette Avenus School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Lafayette Avenus School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
Lafayette Avenus School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeLafayette Avenus School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Lafayette Avenus School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lafayette Avenus School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
40%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
Lafayette Avenus School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
11%
10%
Lafayette Avenus School Asian Students (1998-2016)
Hispanic
5%
26%
Lafayette Avenus School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
n/a
16%
Lafayette Avenus School Black Students (2000-2012)
White
82%
46%
Lafayette Avenus School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Lafayette Avenus School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsLafayette Avenus School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.320.43
Lafayette Avenus School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
33%
Lafayette Avenus School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Lafayette Avenus School is The Of The Chathams School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 656 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • The Of The Chathams School District's student population of 4,156 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $14,869 in this district is less than the state average of $20,569. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $14,118 is less than the state average of $20,942. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four school years.
    School District NameThe Of The Chathams School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    6
    2
    Number of Students Managed4,156921
    The Of The Chathams School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    74%
    40%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    81%
    50%
    District Total Revenue$61 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$58 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$14,869$20,569
    District Spending / Student$14,118$20,942
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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