Lafayette School (Closed 2011)

The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 70-74% (which was lower than the Connecticut state average of 84%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 60-64% (which was lower than the Connecticut state average of 78%).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students (09-10)
320 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (CT)
(09-10)
70-74%
84%
(09-10)
60-64%
78%
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
12:1
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American Indian
(09-10)
1%
n/a
Asian
(09-10)
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Lafayette School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
(09-10)
22%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lafayette School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Black
(09-10)
9%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lafayette School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
White
(09-10)
63%
64%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lafayette School and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hawaiian
(09-10)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
(09-10)
n/a
n/a
n/a
This chart display the diversity score of Lafayette School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch (09-10)
46%
26%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lafayette School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (09-10)
12%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lafayette School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 84% CT state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 78% CT state average).
How many students attend Lafayette School?
320 students attend Lafayette School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Lafayette School students are White, 22% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, 5% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What grades does Lafayette School offer ?
Lafayette School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Lafayette School part of?
Lafayette School is part of Shelton School District.

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