Lafayette Elementary School



Lafayette Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lafayette Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 66
K 41
1 51
2 40
3 38
4 39
5 45
6 41
7 51
8 43
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lafayette Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 455 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lafayette Elementary School is the 935th largest public school in Illinois and the 25,935th largest nationally. It has 12.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 455
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,935th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 935th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 618th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 579th out of 2,345

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Lafayette Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 251
(55%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 204
(45%)
147,201
(50%)

Lafayette Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 275
(60%)
136,780
(46%)
 Black 157
(35%)
117,242
(39%)
 White 11
(2%)
27,560
(9%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
4,546
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Lafayette Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 434
(95%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 21
(5%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Lafayette Elementary School is ranked 325th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lafayette Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 647
2006 624
2007 591
2008 610
2009 494
2010 496
2011 473
2012 455

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.8
2006 18.9
2007 21.9
2008 16.5
2009 14.1
2010 17.4
2011 15.3
2012 12

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87944358578053
2006 0.94391025641026
2007 0.88324873096447
2008 0.93114754098361
2009 0.99392712550607
2010 0.98991935483871
2011 0.97674418604651
2012 0.95384615384615

Compare Lafayette Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 95.4%
 

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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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