Lafayette High School

Lafayette High School serves 1,239 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Lafayette High School operates within the Walker County School District.
Walker County School District's 64% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

The student population of 1239 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,239 students
Lafayette High School Total Students (2000-2014)
Gender % Lafayette High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Lafayette High School Total Teachers (2000-2014)
Students by Grade Lafayette High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Lafayette High School Student Teacher Ratio (2000-2014)
Hispanic
1%
13%
Lafayette High School Black Students (2001-2014)
Black
6%
37%
Lafayette High School Black Students (2000-2014)
White
90%
43%
Lafayette High School White Students (2000-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Lafayette High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.19 0.40
Lafayette High School Diversity Score (2000-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
50%
56%
Lafayette High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
6%
Lafayette High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Walker County School District's student population of 9,169 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 64% has increased from 50% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,997 in this district is less than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,731 is less than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Walker County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
5
Number of Students Managed 9,169 3,213
Walker County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 64% 69%
Walker County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2014)
District Total Revenue $93 MM $36 MM
Walker County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $91 MM $34 MM
Walker County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,997 $10,365
Walker County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,731 $9,935
Walker County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Gordon Lee High School (10.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lafayette Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Lafayette Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • La FayetteLafayette Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 692 students
    0.9 miles
    419 Rdrunner Blvd
    La FayetteGA 30728
    (706)638-6440
    0.96-8692
  • La FayetteNorth Lafayette Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 517 students
    0.9 miles
    610 North Duke St
    La FayetteGA 30728
    (706)638-1869
    0.9PK-5517
  • RossvilleRossville Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 593 students
    1.4 miles
    316 Bull Dog Trl
    RossvilleGA 30741
    (706)820-0638
    1.46-8593
  • La FayetteGilbert Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 462 students
    2.9 miles
    87 South Burnt Mill Rd
    La FayetteGA 30728
    (706)638-2432
    2.9PK-5462
  • La FayetteNaomi Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 424 students
    3.2 miles
    4038 East Hwy 136
    La FayetteGA 30728
    (706)638-2443
    3.2PK-5424

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