Lafayette Elementary



Lafayette Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lafayette Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 68
1 90
2 59
3 45
4 63
5 51
6 58
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lafayette Elementary is a public elementary school located in Eureka, CA in the Eureka City School District. It enrolls 434 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lafayette Elementary is the 4,055th largest public school in California and the 28,092nd largest nationally. It has 22.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 434
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,092nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,055th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,845th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,623rd out of 6,159

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Lafayette Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 240
(55%)
933
(52%)
 Female 194
(45%)
861
(48%)

Lafayette Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 238
(55%)
919
(51%)
 Hispanic 81
(19%)
362
(20%)
 American Indian 36
(8%)
101
(6%)
 Asian 31
(7%)
195
(11%)
 Two or More 28
(6%)
124
(7%)
 Black 19
(4%)
51
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
42
(2%)

Lafayette Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 276
(64%)
1,038
(58%)
 Not Eligible 104
(24%)
538
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(12%)
218
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Lafayette Elementary is ranked 2,554th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lafayette Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.0%) is higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Lafayette Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 329
2006 307
2007 296
2008 364
2009 424
2010 411
2011 439
2012 434

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.3
2006 15.6
2007 14.8
2008 19.2
2009 20.9
2010 N/A
2011 22
2012 22.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.67173252279635
2006 0.76221498371336
2007 0.74662162162162
2008 0.74450549450549
2009 0.75235849056604
2010 0.72262773722628
2011 0.091116173120729
2012 0.76036866359447

Compare Lafayette Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,230.0% 22.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 76.0%
 

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Public KG - 06 434 22.3:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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