Lafayette High School



Lafayette High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lafayette High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 603
10 559
11 503
12 424
UG 3

Lafayette High School is a public high school of the Fayette County School District located in Lexington, KY. It has 2,092 students in grades 9th through 12th. Lafayette High School is the 3rd largest public high school in Kentucky and the 1,346th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.3 to 1.

Total Students: 2,092
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 114.3

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Lafayette High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,075
(51%)
5,646
(49%)
 Male 1,017
(49%)
5,856
(51%)

Lafayette High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,505
(72%)
6,520
(57%)
 Black 315
(15%)
2,810
(24%)
 Hispanic 115
(5%)
1,278
(11%)
 Asian 95
(5%)
463
(4%)
 Two or More 58
(3%)
399
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
8
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
24
(0%)

Lafayette High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,338
(64%)
6,188
(54%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 683
(33%)
4,927
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 71
(3%)
387
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Lafayette High School is ranked 35th out of 395 ranked schools in Kentucky, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lafayette High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (36.0%) is lower than the state average of 54.2%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2003
2006 1970
2007 1953
2008 1971
2009 1911
2010 1928
2011 1935
2012 1918
2013 1994
2014 2070
2015 2092

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 16.6
2007 17.4
2008 17.6
2009 18.8
2010 16.8
2011 16.4
2012 16.7
2013 17.6
2014 18.8
2015 18.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26759860209685
2006 0.28984771573604
2007 0.28520225294419
2008 0.31202435312024
2009 0.32129774986918
2010 0.31846473029046
2011 0.28475452196382
2012 0.30656934306569
2013 0.32447342026078
2014 0.33864734299517
2015 0.3604206500956

Compare Lafayette High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,556.9% 15.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,830.0% 18.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 36.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.2%
 

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Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent 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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