Lafayette Elementary School

6125 Printwood Way
San Diego, CA 92117
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Lafayette Elementary School serves 226 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 226 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Lafayette Elementary School's student population of 226 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
226 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Lafayette Elementary School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
25-29%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
40-44%
51%
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 California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
64%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
21%
21%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
8%
5%
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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
0.54
This chart display the diversity score of Lafayette Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
51%
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 California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
7%
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 California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Lafayette Elementary School?
226 students attend Lafayette Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of Lafayette Elementary School students are Hispanic, 21% of students are White, 8% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lafayette Elementary School?
Lafayette Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Lafayette Elementary School offer ?
Lafayette Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Lafayette Elementary School part of?
Lafayette Elementary School is part of San Diego Unified School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
First Day of Women's History Month
March 01, 2024 (Friday)
First Day of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
May 01, 2024 (Wednesday)
First Day of LGBTQ+ Pride Month
June 01, 2024 (Saturday)
LAST DAY OF SCHOOL-Minimum Day
June 06, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 226 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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