Lafayette Upper Elementary School

3 Learning Lane
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Lafayette Upper Elementary School serves 862 students in grades 3-5.
Lafayette Upper Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Lafayette Upper Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Lafayette Upper Elementary School's student population of 862 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students862 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

Lafayette Upper Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Lafayette Upper Elementary School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1570 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
67%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
25%
16%
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Black
35%
22%
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White
28%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.740.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFredericksburg City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lafayette Upper Elementary School is James Monroe High School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Walker-grant Middle School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fredericksburg Walker-grant Middle School Math: 51% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 722 students
    0.0 miles
    One Learning Lane
    Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    (540) 372-1145
    0 6-8 722
  • Fredericksburg Spotswood Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 545 students
    1.3 miles
    400 Lorraine Ave
    Fredericksburg, VA 22408
    (540) 898-1514
    1.3 PK-5 545
  • Fredericksburg Hugh Mercer Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 854 students
    2.0 miles
    2100 Cowan Blvd
    Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    (540) 372-1115
    2 K-2 854
  • Fredericksburg Walker-grant Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK | 175 students
    2.2 miles
    210 Ferdinand Street
    Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    (540) 372-1065
    2.2 PK 175
  • Fredericksburg Salem Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 669 students
    2.4 miles
    4501 Jackson Rd
    Fredericksburg, VA 22407
    (540) 786-8218
    2.4 PK-5 669

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