Lafayette High School

  • Lafayette High School serves 1,206 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
  • 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 1206 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 76 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,206 students
Lafayette High School Total Students (1999-2015)
Gender %Lafayette High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
Lafayette High School Total Teachers (1999-2015)
Students by GradeLafayette High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
Lafayette High School Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Lafayette High School Asian Students (1999-2008)
Hispanic
1%
14%
Lafayette High School Black Students (2000-2015)
Black
6%
37%
Lafayette High School Black Students (1999-2015)
White
90%
42%
Lafayette High School White Students (1999-2015)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Lafayette High School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsLafayette High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownGA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.190.67
Lafayette High School Diversity Score (1999-2015)
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.
49%
57%
Lafayette High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2015)
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.
14%
6%
Lafayette High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Walker County School District's student population of 9,134 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 $10,341 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 $10,066 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameWalker County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
5
Number of Students Managed9,1343,306
Walker County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate64%69%
Walker County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue$93 MM$36 MM
Walker County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$91 MM$34 MM
Walker County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,341$10,365
Walker County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,066$9,935
Walker County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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  • La FayetteLafayette Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 665 students
    0.9 miles
    419 Roadrunner Blvd
    La FayetteGA 30728
    (706)638-6440
    0.96-8665
  • La FayetteNorth Lafayette Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 525 students
    0.9 miles
    610 N Duke St
    La FayetteGA 30728
    (706)638-1869
    0.9PK-5525
  • RossvilleRossville Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 580 students
    1.4 miles
    316 Bulldog Trail
    RossvilleGA 30741
    (706)820-0638
    1.46-8580
  • La FayetteGilbert Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 509 students
    2.9 miles
    87 S Burnt Mill Rd
    La FayetteGA 30728
    (706)638-2432
    2.9PK-5509
  • La FayetteNaomi Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 416 students
    3.2 miles
    4038 E Highway 136
    La FayetteGA 30728
    (706)638-2443
    3.2PK-5416

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