Lafayette Elementary School

5701 Broad Branch Rd Nw
Washington, DC 20015
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Lafayette Elementary School serves 816 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Lafayette Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 34%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the District Of Columbia state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 89% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Lafayette Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in District Of Columbia for:

School Overview

Lafayette Elementary School's student population of 816 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students816 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

Lafayette Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 208 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Lafayette Elementary School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DC)
Overall Testing Rank
#9 out of 208 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
34%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
16%
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Black
11%
69%
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White
68%
11%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.510.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
1%
3%
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 District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDistrict Of Columbia School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lafayette Elementary School is Woodrow Wilson High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Deal Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Murch Elementary School At Udc (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Washington Murch Elementary School At Udc Math: 62% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 573 students
    0.9 miles
    3373 Van Ness St Nw
    Washington, DC 20008
    (202) 282-0130
    0.9 PK-5 573
  • Chevy Chase Chevy Chase Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 67% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 3-5 | 423 students
    1.0 miles
    4015 Rosemary St
    Chevy Chase, MD 20815
    (301) 657-4994
    1 3-5 423
  • Washington Deal Middle School Math: 63% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,475 student
    1.0 miles
    3815 Fort Dr Nw
    Washington, DC 20016
    (202) 939-2010
    1 6-8 1,475
  • Washington Woodrow Wilson High School Math: 30% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,829 student
    1.2 miles
    3950 Chesapeake St Nw
    Washington, DC 20016
    (202) 282-0120
    1.2 9-12 1,829
  • Chevy Chase Somerset Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 596 students
    1.3 miles
    5811 Warwick Pl
    Chevy Chase, MD 20815
    (240) 740-1100
    1.3 PK-5 596

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