Lafayette Elementary School

  • Lafayette Elementary School serves 538 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Lafayette Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Lafayette Elementary School's student population of 538 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students538 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lafayette Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lafayette Elementary School is 0.72, which is more 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#678 out of 9602 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
39%
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 California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
50%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
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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 California by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
39%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
15%
54%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
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 2017-18 school year data.
White
30%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
14%
4%
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 California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This 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 CA.
Diversity Score0.720.64
This chart display the diversity score of Lafayette Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
53%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Francisco Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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