Lafayette High School

  • Lafayette High School serves 248 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 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 45%.

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School Overview

  • Lafayette High School's student population of 248 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students248 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lafayette High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lafayette High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#1252 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:118:1
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
92%
33%
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White
8%
55%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lafayette High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.150.59
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Graduation Rate85-89%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lafayette High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChambers County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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