Lafayette Middle School

419 Roadrunner Blvd
La Fayette, GA 30728
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Lafayette Middle School serves 625 students in grades 6-8.
Lafayette Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Lafayette Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Lafayette Middle School's student population of 625 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students625 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

Lafayette Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Lafayette Middle School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1532 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
3%
15%
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Black
4%
37%
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White
89%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.210.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWalker County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lafayette Middle School is Lafayette High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rossville Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Lafayette Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • La Fayette North Lafayette Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 449 students
    0.8 miles
    610 N Duke St
    La Fayette, GA 30728
    (706) 638-1869
    0.8 PK-5 449
  • La Fayette Lafayette High School Math: 38% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,112 student
    0.9 miles
    100 Rambler Dr
    La Fayette, GA 30728
    (706) 638-2342
    0.9 9-12 1,112
  • Rossville Rossville Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 512 students
    1.4 miles
    316 Bull Dog Trl
    Rossville, GA 30741
    (706) 820-0638
    1.4 6-8 512
  • La Fayette Gilbert Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 499 students
    2.7 miles
    87 S Burnt Mill Rd
    La Fayette, GA 30728
    (706) 638-2432
    2.7 PK-5 499
  • La Fayette Naomi Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 366 students
    4.1 miles
    4038 E Highway 136
    La Fayette, GA 30728
    (706) 638-2443
    4.1 PK-5 366

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