102 Commodore Dr.
Oxford, MS 38655
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Lafayette Middle School serves 499 students in grades 7-8.
Lafayette Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Lafayette Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

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School Overview

Lafayette Middle School's student population of 499 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
499 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Lafayette Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 816 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lafayette Middle School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#182 out of 816 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
4%
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Black
23%
48%
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White
73%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 499 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.42

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