Lafayette Elementary School

  • Lafayette Elementary School serves 337 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Lafayette Elementary School operates within the Eureka City s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 337 students has declined by 23% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students337 students
Lafayette Elementary School Total Students (1999-2015)
Gender %Lafayette Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Lafayette Elementary School Total Teachers (2000-2015)
Students by GradeLafayette Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio22:124:1
Lafayette Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2000-2015)
American Indian
6%
1%
Lafayette Elementary School American Indian Students (1999-2015)
Asian
9%
11%
Lafayette Elementary School Asian Students (2001-2015)
Hispanic
21%
54%
Lafayette Elementary School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
4%
6%
Lafayette Elementary School Black Students (1999-2015)
White
49%
24%
Lafayette Elementary School White Students (1999-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Lafayette Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
11%
3%
Lafayette Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsLafayette Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.700.64
Lafayette Elementary School Diversity Score (1999-2015)
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.
65%
50%
Lafayette Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
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.
11%
9%
Lafayette Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Eureka City s School District's student population of 3,653 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,679 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,208 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District NameEureka City s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed3,6531,597
Eureka City s School District Students Managed (1999-2015)
District Total Revenue$40 MM$17 MM
Eureka City s School District District Total Revenue (1999-2015)
District Spending$42 MM$18 MM
Eureka City s School District District Spending (1999-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,679$10,238
Eureka City s School District District Revenue / Student (1999-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,208$10,739
Eureka City s School District District Spending / Student (1999-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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