Lafayette Upper Elementary School

120 Commodore Drive
Oxford, MS 38655
8/
10
Top 30%
Serving 789 students in grades 3-6, Lafayette Upper Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-6
  • Enrollment: 789 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • : Top 30% in MS
  • : 46% (Top 30%)
  • : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lafayette Upper Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

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School Overview

Lafayette Upper Elementary School's student population of 789 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 45% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-6
Total Students
789 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
61 teachers
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School Rankings

Lafayette Upper Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Lafayette Upper Elementary School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MS)
#224 out of 805 schools
(Top 30%)
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46%
37%
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39%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
4%
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Black
20%
47%
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White
74%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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0.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
8%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lafayette Upper Elementary School's ranking?
Lafayette Upper Elementary School is ranked #224 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Mississippi.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
46% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
How many students attend Lafayette Upper Elementary School?
789 students attend Lafayette Upper Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of Lafayette Upper Elementary School students are White, 20% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lafayette Upper Elementary School?
Lafayette Upper Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Lafayette Upper Elementary School offer ?
Lafayette Upper Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 3-6
What school district is Lafayette Upper Elementary School part of?
Lafayette Upper Elementary School is part of Lafayette Co School Dist School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-6
  • Enrollment: 789 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 46% (Top 30%)
  • : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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