The Lafayette Academy

  • The Lafayette Academy serves 47 students in grades 9-12.
  • 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 24:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • The Lafayette Academy's student population of 47 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school / Magnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students47 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

  • The Lafayette Academy's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of The Lafayette Academy is 0.33, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
32%
Student : Teacher Ratio24:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of The Lafayette Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
2%
n/a
Hispanic
9%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Black
6%
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 2016-17 school year data.
White
81%
49%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.330.68
This chart display the diversity score of The Lafayette Academy and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
46%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAdam/Brwn/Cass/Morgn/Pik/Sctt ROE School District
Source: 2016-2017 (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 Arc (0.0 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Arc (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jacksonville Arc Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Grades: 6-12 | 15 students
    0.0 miles
    747 W Lafayette Ave
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217)243-8438
    0.0 6-12 15
  • Jacksonville Lincoln Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-6 | 292 students
    0.5 miles
    320 W Independence
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217)245-8720
    0.5 K-6 292
  • Jacksonville Crossroad Learning Center Magnet School
    Grades: K-10 | 3 students
    0.6 miles
    30 Central Pk Plza
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217)243-0065
    0.6 K-10 3
  • Jacksonville Illinois School For The Deaf Alternative School
    Magnet School
    150 students
    0.6 miles
    125 S Webster Ave
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217)479-4201
    0.6 n/a 150
  • Jacksonville Washington Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-6 | 290 students
    0.6 miles
    524 S Kosciusko St
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217)243-6711
    0.6 K-6 290

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