The Lafayette Academy

The Lafayette Academy serves 49 students in grades 11-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

The Lafayette Academy's student population of 49 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 50% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 11-12
Total Students49 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of The Lafayette Academy is 0.29, which is less 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 (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
<50%
32%
Student : Teacher Ratio25:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
8%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in The Lafayette Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in The Lafayette Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
84%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in The Lafayette Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in The Lafayette Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.290.68
This chart display the diversity score of The Lafayette Academy and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in The Lafayette Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAdam/Brwn/Cass/Morgn/Pik/Sctt ROE School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to The Lafayette Academy is Arc (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Crossroad Learning Center (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jacksonville Arc Alternative School
    Grades: 10-12 | 11 students
    0.0 miles
    747 W Lafayette Ave
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217) 243-8438
    0 10-12 11
  • Jacksonville Lincoln Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 288 students
    0.5 miles
    320 W Independence
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217) 245-8720
    0.5 K-6 288
  • Jacksonville Crossroad Learning Center
    Grades: K-10 | 4 students
    0.6 miles
    30 Central Pk Plza
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217) 243-0065
    0.6 K-10 4
  • Jacksonville Illinois School For The Deaf Special Education School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    157 students
    0.6 miles
    125 S Webster Ave
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217) 479-4201
    0.6 n/a 157
  • Jacksonville Washington Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 301 students
    0.6 miles
    524 S Kosciusko St
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217) 243-6711
    0.6 K-6 301

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