Lafayette Elementary School

Lafayette Elementary School serves 235 students in grades 1-2.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-2
  • Enrollment: 235 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Lafayette Elementary School's student population of 235 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-2
Total Students
235 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Lafayette Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (NJ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
30-34%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
20-24%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
10%
Hispanic
80%
32%
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Black
9%
15%
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White
9%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.35
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
4%
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 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Lafayette Elementary School often compared to?
Lafayette Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lamonte-annex Elementary School, Somerset Elementary Academy, Community Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 44% NJ state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 57% NJ state average).
How many students attend Lafayette Elementary School?
235 students attend Lafayette Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Lafayette Elementary School students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, 9% of students are White, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lafayette Elementary School?
Lafayette Elementary School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Lafayette Elementary School offer ?
Lafayette Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 1-2
What school district is Lafayette Elementary School part of?
Lafayette Elementary School is part of Bound Brook School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-2
  • Enrollment: 235 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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