Lafayette Park Elementary School

  • Lafayette Park Elementary School serves 516 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 58% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 31%.

School Overview

  • Lafayette Park Elementary School's student population of 516 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students516 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Lafayette Park Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Lafayette Park Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Lafayette Park Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lafayette Park Elementary School is 0.44, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1214 out of 1,767 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lafayette Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lafayette Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Lafayette Park Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Lafayette Park Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lafayette Park Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
9%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lafayette Park Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
73%
69%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lafayette Park Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
13%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Lafayette Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lafayette Park Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.440.29
This chart display the diversity score of Lafayette Park Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lafayette Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lafayette Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKokomo Corporation School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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