Lafayette High School serves 215 students in grades 9-12.
Lafayette High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 215 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 92%
- Graduation Rate: ≥90% (Top 50% in AL)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: ≤10% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 11-19% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Lafayette High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:
Most improved public schools
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Lafayette High School's student population of 215 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Lafayette High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Lafayette High School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1044 out of 1276 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Lafayette High School's ranking?
Lafayette High School is ranked #1044 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Lafayette High School often compared to?
Lafayette High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Valley High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 11-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Lafayette High School?
The graduation rate of Lafayette High School is 90%, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 89%.
How many students attend Lafayette High School?
215 students attend Lafayette High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of Lafayette High School students are Black, 8% of students are White, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lafayette High School?
Lafayette High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Lafayette High School offer ?
Lafayette High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Lafayette High School part of?
Lafayette High School is part of Chambers County School District.
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