Lafayette Middle School

102 Commodore Dr.
Oxford, MS 38655
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Lafayette Middle School serves 460 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 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 460 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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 460 students has declined by 37% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 32% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
460 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 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Lafayette Middle School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#202 out of 805 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
4%
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Black
22%
47%
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White
74%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
7%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lafayette Middle School's ranking?
Lafayette Middle School is ranked #202 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Mississippi.
What schools are Lafayette Middle School often compared to?
Lafayette Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Oxford Middle School, Lewisburg Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 42% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
How many students attend Lafayette Middle School?
460 students attend Lafayette Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of Lafayette Middle School students are White, 22% of students are Black, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lafayette Middle School?
Lafayette Middle School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Lafayette Middle School offer ?
Lafayette Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Lafayette Middle School part of?
Lafayette Middle School is part of Lafayette Co School Dist School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 460 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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