Lafayette Elementary



Lafayette Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lafayette Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 174
1 186
2 157
3 166
4 148
5 137
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lafayette Elementary is a public elementary school located in Long Beach, CA in the Long Beach Unf School District. It enrolls 968 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lafayette Elementary is the 247th largest public school in California and the 1,435th largest nationally. It has 28.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 968
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,435th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 247th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,284th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 550th out of 6,159

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Lafayette Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 496
(51%)
28,770
(51%)
 Female 472
(49%)
27,111
(49%)

Lafayette Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 697
(72%)
31,103
(56%)
 Black 170
(18%)
7,964
(14%)
 Asian 48
(5%)
5,674
(10%)
 Two or More 28
(3%)
2,019
(4%)
 White 16
(2%)
8,108
(15%)
 Pacific Islander 9
(1%)
924
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
89
(0%)

Lafayette Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 608
(63%)
31,624
(57%)
 Not Eligible 360
(37%)
19,868
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
4,389
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Lafayette Elementary is ranked 722nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lafayette Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.8%) is slightly 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 965
2006 891
2007 897
2008 894
2009 876
2010 896
2011 955
2012 968

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.1
2006 18.4
2007 16.8
2008 22.1
2009 20.4
2010 N/A
2011 29.8
2012 28.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91088082901554
2006 0.93490460157127
2007 0.89632107023411
2008 0.88143176733781
2009 0.94520547945205
2010 0.8359375
2011 0.45130890052356
2012 0.62809917355372

Compare Lafayette Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,850.0% 28.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 62.8%
 

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Public KG - 05 968 28.5:1  
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Private PK - 12 188 16:1 2 miles
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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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