Lafayette High School

  • Lafayette High School serves 617 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 53% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Lafayette High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Lafayette High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Lafayette High School's student population of 617 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students617 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lafayette High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lafayette High School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank
25%
22%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lafayette High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lafayette High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
19%
32%
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Black
7%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lafayette High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
73%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lafayette High School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
3%
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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 FL.
Diversity Score0.430.46
This chart display the diversity score of Lafayette High School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate90-94%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Lafayette High School and public school graduation rate of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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 Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLafayette School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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