Lafayette Elementary School



Lafayette Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lafayette Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 76
K 93
1 106
2 113
3 107
4 98
5 96
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lafayette Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Washington, DC in the District of Columbia Public Schools. It enrolls 689 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lafayette Elementary School is the 3rd largest public school in District of Columbia and the 8,161st largest nationally. It has 15.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 689
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 44

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Lafayette Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 353
(51%)
17,502
(51%)
 Female 336
(49%)
16,727
(49%)

Lafayette Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 496
(72%)
4,441
(13%)
 Black 70
(10%)
22,264
(65%)
 Hispanic 53
(8%)
6,187
(18%)
 Two or More 47
(7%)
597
(2%)
 Asian 22
(3%)
689
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
21
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
30
(0%)

Lafayette Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 643
(93%)
15,901
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 37
(5%)
17,962
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(1%)
366
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 133 ranked schools in District of Columbia, Lafayette Elementary School is ranked 122nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lafayette Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (6.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 62.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 579
2006 599
2007 631
2008 610
2009 634
2010 681
2011 707
2012 689

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.4
2006 14.3
2007 126.2
2008 14.2
2009 14.4
2010 15.5
2011 14.7
2012 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.022452504317789
2006 0.03338898163606
2007 0.026941362916006
2008 0.032786885245902
2009 0.036277602523659
2010 0.051395007342144
2011 0.062234794908062
2012 0.066763425253991

Compare Lafayette Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,143.2% 11.4:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 6.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Lafayette Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 689 15.7:1  
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Jewish Primary Day School/Nations Capital
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Private PK - 06 273 7:1 2 miles
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Washington Episcopal School
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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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