2445 Chestnut Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90806
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Lafayette Elementary School serves 939 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Lafayette Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Lafayette Elementary School's student population of 939 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
939 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Lafayette Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lafayette Elementary School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2149 out of 9659 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
28:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
76%
54%
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Black
15%
5%
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White
2%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 939 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 28:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.40 (Btm 50%)

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