Lafayette Elementary School

2645 California Av Sw
Seattle, WA 98116
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Lafayette Elementary School serves 405 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Lafayette Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Lafayette Elementary School's student population of 405 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students405 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Lafayette Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Lafayette Elementary School is 0.53, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#438 out of 2039 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
7%
8%
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Hispanic
7%
23%
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Black
6%
4%
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White
67%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
12%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.530.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSeattle School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lafayette Elementary School is West Seattle High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Madison Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Seattle West Seattle High School Math: 54% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,046 student
    0.3 miles
    3000 California Av Sw
    Seattle, WA 98116
    (206) 252-8800
    0.3 9-12 1,046
  • Seattle Madison Middle School Math: 71% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 881 students
    0.5 miles
    3429 45th Ave Sw
    Seattle, WA 98116
    (206) 252-9200
    0.5 6-8 881
  • Seattle Genesee Hill Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 718 students
    0.7 miles
    5013 Sw Dakota Street
    Seattle, WA 98116
    (206) 252-9700
    0.7 K-5 718
  • Seattle Alki Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 373 students
    1.0 miles
    3010 59 Av Sw
    Seattle, WA 98116
    (206) 252-9050
    1 PK-5 373
  • Seattle Pathfinder K-8 School Alternative School
    Math: 72% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-8 | 487 students
    1.2 miles
    5012 Sw Genesee St
    Seattle, WA 98116
    (206) 252-9710
    1.2 K-8 487

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