120 Commodore Drive
Oxford, MS 38655
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Lafayette Upper Elementary School serves 724 students in grades 3-5.
Lafayette Upper Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

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 724 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
724 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Lafayette Upper Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 816 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lafayette Upper Elementary School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#125 out of 816 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
3%
4%
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Black
24%
48%
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White
72%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Students: 724 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.43 (Top 50%)

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