811 E Main St
Mayo, FL 32066
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Lafayette Elementary School serves 589 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Lafayette Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Lafayette Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

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School Overview

Lafayette Elementary School's student population of 589 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
589 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Lafayette Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lafayette Elementary School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#742 out of 3628 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
22%
33%
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Black
6%
22%
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White
68%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 589 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.49 (Btm 50%)

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