Top 10 Best Lafayette Parish Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 50 public schools serving 34,786 students in Lafayette Parish, LA (there are 22 private schools, serving 9,081 private students). 79% of all K-12 students in Lafayette Parish, LA are educated in public schools (compared to the LA state average of 85%).
The top ranked public schools in Lafayette Parish, LA are Early College Academy, Ernest Gallet Elementary School and Acadiana Renaissance Charter Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Lafayette Parish, LA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 29%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 40% statewide average). Schools in Lafayette Parish have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Louisiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Louisiana public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Best Lafayette Parish 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.
Ernest Gallet Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2901 E Milton Ave
Youngsville, LA 70592
(337) 521-7690
Grades: PK-5
| 687 students
Rank: #33.
Acadiana Renaissance Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 58% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
600 Savoy Rd
Youngsville, LA 70592
(337) 374-1209
Grades: K-12
| 1,656 students
Rank: #44.
Green T. Lindon Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
603 Avenue B
Youngsville, LA 70592
(337) 521-7720
Grades: PK-5
| 804 students
Rank: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
Martial Billeaud Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
500 E. Fairfield Dr.
Broussard, LA 70518
(337) 521-7270
Grades: PK-5
| 751 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
L. Leo Judice Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5801 Cameron Street
Scott, LA 70583
(337) 521-7710
Grades: PK-5
| 365 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
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: #1010.
Milton Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
222 W. Milton Avenue
Milton, LA 70558
(337) 521-7740
Grades: PK-8
| 1,273 students
Rank: #1111.
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: #1212.
Southside High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
312 Almonaster Rd
Youngsville, LA 70592
(337) 521-7600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,850 students
Rank: #1313.
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: #1414.
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: #1515.
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: #1616.
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: #1717.
Youngsville Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
600 Church Street
Youngsville, LA 70592
(337) 521-7940
Grades: 6-8
| 650 students
Rank: #1818.
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: #1919.
J. Wallace James Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1500 W. Willow St.
Scott, LA 70583
(337) 521-7700
Grades: PK-5
| 926 students
Rank: #2020.
Ridge Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2901 South Fieldspan Road
Duson, LA 70529
(337) 521-7800
Grades: PK-5
| 597 students
Rank: #2121.
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: #2222.
Katharine Drexel Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
409 St. Deporres Avenue
Broussard, LA 70518
(337) 521-7650
Grades: PK-5
| 563 students
Rank: #2323.
Broussard Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1325 South Morgan Avenue
Broussard, LA 70518
(337) 521-7870
Grades: 6-8
| 578 students
Rank: #2424.
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: #2525.
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: #2626.
Charles M. Burke Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2845 Ridge Rd.
Duson, LA 70529
(337) 521-7630
Grades: PK-5
| 665 students
Rank: #2727.
Duson Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
301 Fourth Street
Duson, LA 70529
(337) 521-7660
Grades: PK-5
| 239 students
Rank: #2828.
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: #2929.
Westside Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
912 Delhomme Ave
Scott, LA 70583
(337) 521-7820
Grades: PK-5
| 526 students
Rank: #3030.
Judice Middle School
Math: 26% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2645 South Fieldspan Road
Duson, LA 70529
(337) 521-7890
Grades: 6-8
| 472 students
Rank: #3131.
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: #3232.
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: #3333.
Carencro Heights Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Tee Ma Road
Carencro, LA 70520
(337) 521-7640
Grades: PK-5
| 615 students
Rank: #3434.
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: #3535.
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
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Lafayette Parish 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 Parish, LA?
The top ranked public schools in Lafayette Parish, LA include Early College Academy, Ernest Gallet Elementary School and Acadiana Renaissance Charter Academy.
How many public schools are located in Lafayette Parish, LA?
50 public schools are located in Lafayette Parish, LA.
What percentage of students in Lafayette Parish, LA go to public school?
79% of all K-12 students in Lafayette Parish, LA are educated in public schools (compared to the LA state average of 85%).
What is the racial composition of students in Lafayette Parish, LA?
Lafayette Parish, LA public schools minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Louisiana public schools average of 57% (majority Black).

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