Lafayette Elementary School

  • Lafayette Elementary School serves 334 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Lafayette Elementary School's student population of 334 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students334 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Lafayette Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Lafayette Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Lafayette Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lafayette Elementary School is 0.39, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#708 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
41%
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 New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
53%
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 New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:112:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Lafayette Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
12%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
10%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
77%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lafayette Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.390.43
This chart display the diversity score of Lafayette Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
33%
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 New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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 New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWayne Township Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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