Lafayette Co School Dist School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,763 students in Lafayette Co School Dist School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Mississippi.
Public Schools in Lafayette Co School Dist School District have an average math proficiency score of 64% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 41% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Lafayette Co School Dist School District are Lafayette High School, Lafayette Upper Elementary School and Lafayette Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Lafayette Co School Dist School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Lafayette Co School Dist School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Mississippi for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
Lafayette Co School Dist School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MS)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,050 Schools
# Students
2,763 Students
444,731 Students
# Teachers
202 Teachers
31,493 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Lafayette Co School Dist School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 144 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MS)
Overall District Rank
#14 out of 146 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lafayette Co School Dist  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lafayette Co School Dist  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lafayette Co School Dist  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85-89%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lafayette Co School Dist  School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.42
0.59
# American Indian Students
1 Student
3,062 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
13 Students
5,079 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
74 Students
19,443 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
4%
# Black Students
618 Students
211,217 Students
% Black Students
22%
48%
# White Students
2,009 Students
190,886 Students
% White Students
73%
43%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
287 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
47 Students
14,757 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
48
6,013
# Students in K Grade:
181
30,770
# Students in 1st Grade:
204
32,570
# Students in 2nd Grade:
176
32,465
# Students in 3rd Grade:
197
32,408
# Students in 4th Grade:
216
33,815
# Students in 5th Grade:
182
31,823
# Students in 6th Grade:
217
35,604
# Students in 7th Grade:
230
37,079
# Students in 8th Grade:
261
37,162
# Students in 9th Grade:
241
34,756
# Students in 10th Grade:
221
33,410
# Students in 11th Grade:
159
31,384
# Students in 12th Grade:
197
28,607
# Ungraded Students:
33
6,865

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,336 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,444. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,139 is less than the state median of $11,775. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MS)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$29 MM
$22 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lafayette Co School Dist  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$28 MM
$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Lafayette Co School Dist  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,336
$12,444
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lafayette Co School Dist  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,139
$11,775
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lafayette Co School Dist  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Lafayette Co School Dist School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lafayette High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
160 Commodore Dr.
Oxford, MS 38655
(662) 234-3614
Grades: 9-12
| 827 students
Rank: #22.
Lafayette Upper Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
120 Commodore Drive
Oxford, MS 38655
(662) 236-3761
Grades: 3-6
| 820 students
Rank: #33.
Lafayette Middle School
Math: 63% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
102 Commodore Dr.
Oxford, MS 38655
(662) 234-1664
Grades: 7-8
| 499 students
Rank: n/an/a
71 F.d. Buddy East Parkway
Oxford, MS 38655
(662) 234-5627
Grades: PK-2
| 617 students
Rank: n/an/a
Oxf/laf School Of Applied Tech
Vocational School
134 Hwy 7 South
Oxford, MS 38655
(662) 234-9469
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Lafayette Co School Dist School District
  • 100 Commodore Dr., Oxford, MS, 38655
  • (662) 234-3271
  • gocommodores.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,763 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 30% in MS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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