Top 10 Best Lafayette Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 31 public schools serving 20,360 students in Lafayette, LA (there are 17 private schools, serving 7,941 private students). 72% of all K-12 students in Lafayette, LA are educated in public schools (compared to the LA state average of 85%).
The top ranked public schools in Lafayette, LA are Early College Academy, Broadmoor Elementary School and Myrtle Place Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Lafayette, LA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 29%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 40% statewide average). Schools in Lafayette have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Louisiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Best Lafayette, LA Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Early College Academy
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
320 Devalcourt Drive
Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 521-8956
Grades: 9-12
| 263 students
Rank: #22.
Broadmoor Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
609 Broadmoor Boulevard
Lafayette, LA 70503
(337) 521-7620
Grades: PK-5
| 760 students
Rank: #33.
Myrtle Place Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1100 Myrtle Place Boulevard
Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 521-7760
Grades: PK-5
| 351 students
Rank: #44.
Woodvale Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
100 Leon Drive
Lafayette, LA 70503
(337) 521-7830
Grades: PK-4
| 687 students
Rank: #55.
David Thibodaux Stem Magnet Academy
Vocational School
Magnet School
Math: 47% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
805 Teurlings Drive
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 262-5962
Grades: 6-12
| 1,392 students
Rank: #66.
Lafayette High School
Math: 57% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3000 West Congress Street
Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 984-5284
Grades: 9-12
| 1,823 students
Rank: #77.
L.j. Alleman Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
600 Roselawn Boulevard
Lafayette, LA 70503
(337) 521-7850
Grades: 5-8
| 1,114 students
Rank: #88.
Prairie Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2910 Ambassador Caffery Parkwa
Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 521-7790
Grades: PK-5
| 588 students
Rank: #99.
Jcfa Lafayette
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1501 Ambassador Caffery Parkwa
Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 703-4448
Grades: 9-12
| 63 students
Rank: #1010.
Edgar Martin Middle School
Math: 40% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
401 Broadmoor Boulevard
Lafayette, LA 70503
(337) 521-7910
Grades: 6-8
| 495 students
Rank: #1111.
Corporal Michael Middlebrook Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1801 Kaliste Saloom Road
Lafayette, LA 70508
(337) 521-7780
Grades: PK-5
| 709 students
Rank: #1212.
O. Comeaux High School
Math: 38% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
100 West Bluebird Drive
Lafayette, LA 70508
(337) 521-7970
Grades: 9-12
| 1,167 students
Rank: #1313.
Ossun Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
400 Rue Scholastique
Lafayette, LA 70507
(337) 521-7770
Grades: PK-5
| 531 students
Rank: #1414.
Paul Breaux Middle School
Math: 30% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1400 South Orange Street
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 521-7860
Grades: 5-8
| 711 students
Rank: #1515.
Acadiana High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
315 Rue Du Belier
Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 521-7950
Grades: 9-12
| 1,805 students
Rank: #1616.
Carencro High School
Math: 30% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
721 West Butcher Switch Road
Lafayette, LA 70507
(337) 521-7960
Grades: 9-12
| 1,137 students
Rank: #1717.
Evangeline Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
610 East Butcher Switch Road
Lafayette, LA 70507
(337) 521-7670
Grades: PK-5
| 663 students
Rank: #1818.
Lafayette Renaissance Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 19% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
205 Vienne Lane
Lafayette, LA 70507
(337) 706-0066
Grades: K-12
| 1,118 students
Rank: #1919.
Alice N. Boucher Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Patterson Street
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 521-7610
Grades: PK-5
| 433 students
Rank: #2020.
S.j. Montgomery Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Foreman Drive
Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 521-7750
Grades: PK-5
| 628 students
Rank: #2121.
Edward J Sam Accelerated School Of Lafayette
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
200 18th St.
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 521-7560
Grades: 7-12
| 123 students
Rank: #2222.
Live Oak Elementary School
Math: 21% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3020 N University Ave
Lafayette, LA 70507
(337) 521-7730
Grades: PK-5
| 578 students
Rank: #2323.
Lafayette Middle School
Math: 12% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1301 West University Avenue
Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 521-7900
Grades: 6-8
| 372 students
Rank: #2424.
Acadian Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4201 Moss Street
Lafayette, LA 70507
(337) 521-7840
Grades: 6-8
| 393 students
Rank: #2525.
Northside High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
301 Dunand Street
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 521-7990
Grades: 9-12
| 634 students
Rank: #2626.
N. P. Moss Preparatory Academy
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
516 W Pinhook Rd
Lafayette, LA 70503
(337) 521-7590
Grades: K-12
| 118 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Dr. Raphael A. Baranco Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
801 Mudd Ave.
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 521-7500
Grades: K-5
| 302 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
J.w. Faulk Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
711 East Willow Street
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 521-7680
Grades: PK-5
| 443 students
Rank: #2929.
Willow Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 8% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1818 Northeast Evangeline Thro
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 534-8218
Grades: K-8
| 678 students
Rank: n/an/a
200 Clara Street
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 521-7810
Grades: PK
| 281 students
Rank: n/an/a
W. D. & Mary Baker Smith Career Center
Vocational School
200 18th Street
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 521-7570
Grades: 8-12
| 0 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Lafayette, Louisiana

Lafayette, Louisiana Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
6501 Berkley Dr.
Lafayette, LA 70507
(504) 302-7071
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
516 East Pinhook Rd
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 521-7580
Grades: 4-12
| n/a students
516 East Pinhook Rd
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 235-6721
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
100 Poydras
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 232-3844
Grades: 5-11
| n/a students
Lafayette Charter High School (Closed 2013)
Alternative School
Charter School
516 East Pinhook St
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 521-7585
Grades: 9-12
| 98 students
805 Teurlings Dr
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 521-7920
Grades: 4-8
| 328 students
326 Gauthier Road
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 233-2140
Grades: PK-5
| 215 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Lafayette, LA?
The top ranked public schools in Lafayette, LA include Early College Academy, Broadmoor Elementary School and Myrtle Place Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Lafayette, LA?
31 public schools are located in Lafayette, LA.
What percentage of students in Lafayette, LA go to public school?
72% of all K-12 students in Lafayette, LA are educated in public schools (compared to the LA state average of 85%).
What is the racial composition of students in Lafayette, LA?
Lafayette, LA public schools minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public schools average of 57% (majority Black).

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