Lafayette Elementary School

  • Lafayette Elementary School serves 504 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 47% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 48% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Lafayette Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Lafayette Elementary School's student population of 504 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students504 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Lafayette Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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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 1,769 schools in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lafayette Elementary School is 0.58, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1351 out of 1769 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 1995-96 school year data.
Hispanic
38%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
53%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
3%
69%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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 IN.
Diversity Score0.580.50
This chart display the diversity score of Lafayette Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
40%
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 Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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 Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool City Of Hammond School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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