Lafayette Elementary School

  • Lafayette Elementary School serves 658 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • Lafayette Elementary School's student population of 658 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students658 students
This chart display total students of Lafayette Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Lafayette Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers46 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 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lafayette Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Lafayette Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
22%
48%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
74%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
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 MS.
Diversity Score0.410.57
This chart display the diversity score of Lafayette Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
69%
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 Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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 Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLafayette County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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