Lafayette Elementary School



Lafayette Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lafayette Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 74
K 95
1 80
2 77
3 71
4 76
5 66
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lafayette Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Hammond, IN in the School City of Hammond School District. It enrolls 539 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lafayette Elementary School is the 322nd largest public school in Indiana and the 18,422nd largest nationally. It has 21.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 539
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,422nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 322nd out of 1,126
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 938th out of 1,115
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 483rd out of 1,115

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Lafayette Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 271
(50%)
5,732
(49%)
 Male 268
(50%)
5,960
(51%)

Lafayette Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 285
(53%)
3,558
(30%)
 Hispanic 208
(39%)
5,719
(49%)
 Two or More 29
(5%)
497
(4%)
 White 15
(3%)
1,877
(16%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
13
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
24
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Lafayette Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 490
(91%)
8,704
(74%)
 Not Eligible 35
(6%)
2,218
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(3%)
770
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,124 ranked schools in Indiana, Lafayette Elementary School is ranked 64th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lafayette Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.1%. 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 414
2006 393
2007 378
2008 387
2009 484
2010 483
2011 502
2012 524
2013 502
2014 503
2015 539

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.9
2006 N/A
2007 11.5
2008 12.5
2009 14.8
2010 17.1
2011 18.6
2012 21.8
2013 17.9
2014 19.3
2015 21.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.93719806763285
2006 0.99236641221374
2007 0.97883597883598
2008 0.95607235142119
2009 1.0330578512397
2010 0.94202898550725
2011 0.96215139442231
2012 0.97519083969466
2013 0.93625498007968
2014 0.96819085487078
2015 0.93506493506494

Compare Lafayette Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,736.8% 17.4:1
 
2,160.0% 21.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 93.5%
 

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Public PK - 05 539 21.6:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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