Lafayette Elementary School



Lafayette Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lafayette Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 33
K 200
1 205
2 212
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 9

Lafayette Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Oxford, MS in the Lafayette County School District. It enrolls 659 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lafayette Elementary School is the 117th largest public school in Mississippi and the 10,000th largest nationally. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 659
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.81

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Lafayette Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 340
(52%)
995
(51%)
 Female 319
(48%)
974
(49%)

Lafayette Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 486
(74%)
1,399
(71%)
 Black 145
(22%)
492
(25%)
 Hispanic 16
(2%)
50
(3%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
13
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
12
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Lafayette Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 308
(47%)
928
(47%)
 Not Eligible 292
(44%)
845
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 59
(9%)
196
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, Lafayette Elementary School is ranked 270th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lafayette Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 77.0%. 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 999
2006 596
2007 633
2008 639
2009 673
2010 660
2011 672
2012 678
2013 692
2014 703
2015 659

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 15.2
2007 15.1
2008 15
2009 16.7
2010 16.9
2011 16.5
2012 15.4
2013 16.6
2014 15.5
2015 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61461461461461
2006 0.6006711409396
2007 0.62401263823065
2008 0.63380281690141
2009 0.62407132243685
2010 0.5969696969697
2011 0.57440476190476
2012 0.58702064896755
2013 0.57369942196532
2014 0.5647226173542
2015 0.55690440060698

Compare Lafayette Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 55.7%
 
State Average 77.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Lafayette Elementary School
Oxford, MS
Public PK - 02 659 14.7:1  
Lafayette Upper Elementary School
Oxford, MS
Public 03 - 05 665 17.8:1 1 miles
Lafayette Middle School
Oxford, MS
Public 06 - 08 645 11.5:1 1 miles
Oxford Intermediate School
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Public 05 - 06 630 16:1 2 miles
Della Davidson Elementary
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Public 03 - 04 687 16.7:1 2 miles
Oxford University School
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Private PK - 07 82 4:1 2 miles
Bramlett Elementary School
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Public PK - KG 460 17.2:1 2 miles
Regents School of Oxford
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Private PK - 12 210 10:1 7 miles
Davidson Elementary School
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Public KG - 06 679 16:1 15 miles
Oxford Elementary School
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Public 01 - 02 655 15.6:1 16 miles
West Union Attendance Center
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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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