101 North Bermont Avenue
Lafayette, CO 80026
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Lafayette Elementary School serves 437 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Lafayette Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 437 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Lafayette Elementary School's student population of 437 students has declined by 34% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
437 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Lafayette Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lafayette Elementary School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#252 out of 1783 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
75%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lafayette Elementary School's ranking?

Lafayette Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%) and Highest math proficiency (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

58% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 35% CO state average), while 61% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).

How many students attend Lafayette Elementary School?

437 students attend Lafayette Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

75% of Lafayette Elementary School students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Lafayette Elementary School?

Lafayette Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.

What grades does Lafayette Elementary School offer ?

Lafayette Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

What school district is Lafayette Elementary School part of?

Lafayette Elementary School is part of Boulder Valley School District No. Re2.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 437 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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