Lafayette Elementary School

3100 Park St.
Eureka, CA 95501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 251 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Lafayette Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 251 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : Bottom 50% in CA
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lafayette Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Lafayette Elementary School's student population of 251 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
251 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Lafayette Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Lafayette Elementary School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
#7119 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20-24%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
20-24%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Lafayette Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
6%
1%
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Asian
14%
12%
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Hispanic
32%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
2%
5%
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White
35%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.75
This chart display the diversity score of Lafayette Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lafayette Elementary School's ranking?
Lafayette Elementary School is ranked #7119 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Lafayette Elementary School often compared to?
Lafayette Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Freshwater Elementary School, Washington Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Lafayette Elementary School?
251 students attend Lafayette Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
35% of Lafayette Elementary School students are White, 32% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Asian, 11% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are American Indian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lafayette Elementary School?
Lafayette Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Lafayette Elementary School offer ?
Lafayette Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Lafayette Elementary School part of?
Lafayette Elementary School is part of Eureka City Schools School District.

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Date
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL
August 19, 2024 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 251 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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