Lafayette High School

  • Lafayette High School serves 769 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
  • Lafayette High School operates within the Lafayette County School District.
  • Lafayette County School District's 75% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 769 students has grown by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 769 students
Lafayette High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Lafayette High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Lafayette High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Lafayette High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.41 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Lafayette High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Hispanic
1%
3%
Lafayette High School Black Students (2004-2015)
Black
27%
49%
Lafayette High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
72%
46%
Lafayette High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Lafayette High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
1%
Lafayette High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lafayette High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS 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.
0.41 0.32
Lafayette High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
42%
67%
Lafayette High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
9%
7%
Lafayette High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Lafayette County School District's student population of 2,720 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 99% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,416 in this district is less than the state average of $9,526. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,808 is less than the state average of $9,407. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Lafayette County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
5
Number of Students Managed 2,720 2,139
Lafayette County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 64%
Lafayette County School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $25 MM $20 MM
Lafayette County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $24 MM $20 MM
Lafayette County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,416 $9,526
Lafayette County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,808 $9,407
Lafayette County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • OxfordLafayette Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 703 students
    0 miles
    150 Commodore Drive
    OxfordMS 38655
    (662)234-5627
    0PK-2703
  • OxfordLafayette Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 647 students
    0.1 miles
    102 Cr 404
    OxfordMS 38655
    (662)234-1664
    0.16-8647
  • OxfordLafayette Upper Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 601 students
    0.1 miles
    120 Commodore Drive
    OxfordMS 38655
    (662)236-3761
    0.13-5601
  • OxfordOxf/laf School Of Applied TechnicalVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.7 miles
    134 Hwy 7 South
    OxfordMS 38655
    (662)234-9469
    0.79-12n/a
  • OxfordBramlett Elementary School
    Grades: PK-KG | 431 students
    1.4 miles
    225 Bramlett Boulevard
    OxfordMS 38655
    (662)234-2685
    1.4PK-KG431

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