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
9 737
10 604
11 550
12 571

Lafayette High School is a public high school of the Lafayette Parish School District located in Lafayette, LA. It has 2,462 students in grades 8th through 12th. Lafayette High School is the 1st largest public high school in Louisiana and the 700th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.9 to 1.

Total Students: 2,462
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 145.28

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Lafayette High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,327
(54%)
4,690
(49%)
 Male 1,135
(46%)
4,834
(51%)

Lafayette High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,390
(56%)
4,746
(50%)
 Black 790
(32%)
4,029
(42%)
 Asian 128
(5%)
234
(2%)
 Hispanic 124
(5%)
423
(4%)
 Two or More 18
(1%)
59
(1%)
 American Indian 8
(0%)
25
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
8
(0%)

Lafayette High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,543
(63%)
4,683
(49%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 801
(33%)
4,355
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 118
(5%)
486
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Lafayette High School is ranked 13th out of 356 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lafayette High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.3%) is lower than the state average of 54.5%. 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 2273
2006 2269
2007 2294
2008 2279
2009 2355
2010 2351
2011 2383
2012 2482
2013 2442
2014 2456
2015 2462

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 16.5
2007 16.5
2008 16.2
2009 17.5
2010 17.5
2011 18.1
2012 19.9
2013 19.5
2014 18.9
2015 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28244610646722
2006 0.29352137505509
2007 0.28901482127289
2008 0.33084686265906
2009 0.3244161358811
2010 0.33815397703105
2011 0.3533361309274
2012 0.34689766317486
2013 0.34889434889435
2014 0.36970684039088
2015 0.37327376116978

Compare Lafayette High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,304.6% 13.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.5%
 

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Lafayette High School
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Public 08 - 12 2,462 16.9:1  
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Private PK - 12 547 8:1 4 miles
Teurlings Catholic High School
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Private 09 - 12 778 17:1 5 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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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