17050 Clayton Rd
Ballwin, MO 63011
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Lafayette Senior High School serves 1,816 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 24% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

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 1,816 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 117 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,816 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
117 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 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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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
n/a
Asian
8%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
11%
16%
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White
76%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Graduation Rate
98%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,816 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 1% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41 (Top 30%)

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