950 Moraga Rd.
Lafayette, CA 94549
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Lafayette Elementary School serves 536 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Lafayette Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (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 87% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower 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 536 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
536 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Lafayette Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 0.59, 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
#133 out of 9659 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
30:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
11%
12%
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Hispanic
11%
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
1%
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 2015-16 school year data.
White
60%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
17%
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
0.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
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 (15-16)
1%
9%
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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: 536 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 30:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59 (Top 50%)

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