17050 Clayton Rd
Ballwin, MO 63011
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Lafayette Senior High School serves 1,733 students in grades 9-12.
Lafayette Senior High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,733 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 1% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lafayette Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

Lafayette Senior High School's student population of 1,733 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 111 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,733 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
111 teachers
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School Rankings

Lafayette Senior High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lafayette Senior High School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#72 out of 2091 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
9%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
10%
15%
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White
75%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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Graduation Rate
98%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lafayette Senior High School's ranking?

Lafayette Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 1%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% MO state average), while 76% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MO state average).

What is the graduation rate of Lafayette Senior High School?

The graduation rate of Lafayette Senior High School is 98%, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 90%.

How many students attend Lafayette Senior High School?

1,733 students attend Lafayette Senior High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

75% of Lafayette Senior High School students are White, 10% of students are Black, 9% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Lafayette Senior High School?

Lafayette Senior High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.

What grades does Lafayette Senior High School offer ?

Lafayette Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,733 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 1%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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