Lafayette Public Charter School

  • Lafayette Public Charter School serves 74 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-49% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-59% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

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School Overview

  • Lafayette Public Charter School's student population of 74 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students74 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lafayette Public Charter School's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lafayette Public Charter School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#1207 out of 1,784 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lafayette Public Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lafayette Public Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio8:116:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
Hispanic
6%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lafayette Public Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lafayette Public Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
White
91%
67%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lafayette Public Charter School and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lafayette Public Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.170.33
This chart display the diversity score of Lafayette Public Charter School and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lafayette Public Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lafayette Public Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLafayette Public Charter School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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