Lafayette School

  • Lafayette School serves 496 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 17% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Lafayette School's student population of 496 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students496 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lafayette School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lafayette School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#2779 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
52%
8%
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Black
11%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lafayette School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
29%
66%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lafayette School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.630.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
40%
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 Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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 Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLincoln Park of the City of School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Lafayette School is Raupp School (0.7 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Raupp School (0.7 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Raupp School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lincoln Park Raupp School
    Grades: K-12 | 341 students
    0.7 miles
    1351 Ethel Ave
    Lincoln Park, MI 48146
    (313)389-0226
    0.7 K-12 341
  • Lincoln Park Lincoln Park High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1318 students
    1.0 miles
    1701 Champaign Rd
    Lincoln Park, MI 48146
    (313)389-0234
    1.0 9-12 1318
  • Lincoln Park Lincoln Park Middle School
    Grades: 6-12 | 1045 students
    1.0 miles
    2800 Lafayette Blvd
    Lincoln Park, MI 48146
    (313)389-0757
    1.0 6-12 1045
  • Detroit Mark Twain Elementary-middle School
    Grades: K-8 | 243 students
    1.1 miles
    12800 Visger St
    Detroit, MI 48217
    (313)386-5530
    1.1 K-8 243
  • Lincoln Park Keppen School
    Grades: K-12 | 367 students
    1.2 miles
    661 Mill St
    Lincoln Park, MI 48146
    (313)389-0232
    1.2 K-12 367

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