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
9 221
10 213
11 219
12 186

Lafayette High School is a public high school of the St. Joseph School District located in St. Joseph, MO. It has 839 students in grades 9th through 12th. Lafayette High School is the 124th largest public high school in Missouri and the 6,984th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.4 to 1.

Total Students: 839
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 54.57

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Lafayette High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 445
(53%)
2,597
(51%)
 Female 394
(47%)
2,471
(49%)

Lafayette High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 668
(80%)
4,107
(81%)
 Black 105
(13%)
467
(9%)
 Hispanic 50
(6%)
307
(6%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
89
(2%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
65
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
22
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
11
(0%)

Lafayette High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 469
(56%)
2,413
(48%)
 Not Eligible 318
(38%)
2,330
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(6%)
325
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Lafayette High School is ranked 45th out of 0 ranked schools in Missouri, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lafayette High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 40.3%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 811
2006 771
2007 802
2008 750
2009 849
2010 889
2011 866
2012 839

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 13.6
2007 14.3
2008 13.9
2009 15.9
2010 16.3
2011 16
2012 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5252774352651
2006 0.51750972762646
2007 0.51995012468828
2008 0.58666666666667
2009 0.60659599528857
2010 0.61417322834646
2011 0.61431870669746
2012 0.62097735399285

Compare Lafayette High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,388.9% 13.9:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 62.1%
 

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Public 09 - 12 839 15.4:1  
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South Park Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 55 6:1 5 miles
St Joseph Christian School
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Private PK - 12 302 11:1 5 miles
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