Lafayette Elementary School

  • Lafayette Elementary School serves 664 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

School Overview

  • Lafayette Elementary School's student population of 664 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students664 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lafayette Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lafayette Elementary School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#226 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
33%
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 Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
42%
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 Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Lafayette Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
74%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
4%
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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 CO.
Diversity Score0.430.60
This chart display the diversity score of Lafayette Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
35%
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 Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoulder Valley No. Re2 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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