Lafayette Elementary School

  • Lafayette Elementary School serves 264 students in grades 2-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Lafayette Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

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School Overview

  • Lafayette Elementary School's student population of 264 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-3
Total Students264 students
Gender %This chart display gender of Lafayette Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Lafayette Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Lafayette Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lafayette Elementary School is 0.37, 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)
Overall School Rank#1979 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
40%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
Hispanic
78%
26%
Black
8%
16%
White
13%
46%
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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 Score0.370.43
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
33%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBound Brook School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bound Brook Community Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 227 students
    0.2 miles
    120 East Second Street
    Bound Brook, NJ 08805
    (732)356-2500
    0.2 7-8 227
  • Bound Brook Smalley Elementary School
    Grades: 4-6 | 374 students
    0.5 miles
    Cherry Ave
    Bound Brook, NJ 08805
    (732)652-7940
    0.5 4-6 374
  • South Bound Brook Robert Morris School
    Grades: PK-8 | 450 students
    0.8 miles
    122 Elizabeth Street
    South Bound Brook, NJ 08880
    (732)356-1936
    0.8 PK-8 450
  • Bound Brook Bound Brook High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 565 students
    1.0 miles
    111 West Union Avenue
    Bound Brook, NJ 08805
    (732)652-7950
    1.0 9-12 565
  • Somerset Elizabeth Avenue School
    Grades: PK-4 | 624 students
    1.7 miles
    363 Elizabeth Avenue
    Somerset, NJ 08873
    (732)356-0113
    1.7 PK-4 624

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