Lafayette Elementary School

  • Lafayette Elementary School serves 450 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 63% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 67% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Lafayette Elementary School's student population of 450 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students450 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lafayette Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lafayette Elementary School is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#378 out of 2,014 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
51%
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
61%
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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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 Washington by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
66%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lafayette Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
13%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 WA.
Diversity Score0.54n/a
This chart display the diversity score of Lafayette Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
37%
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSeattle Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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