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
9 205
10 197
11 178
12 191
UG 1

Lafayette High School is a public high school of the Lafayette County School District located in Oxford, MS. It has 772 students in grades 9th through 12th. Lafayette High School is the 77th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 7,623rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.1 to 1.

Total Students: 772
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 51.19

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Lafayette High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 401
(52%)
401
(52%)
 Female 371
(48%)
371
(48%)

Lafayette High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 527
(68%)
527
(68%)
 Black 228
(30%)
228
(30%)
 Hispanic 14
(2%)
14
(2%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Lafayette High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 356
(46%)
356
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 337
(44%)
337
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 79
(10%)
79
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Lafayette High School is ranked 115th out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lafayette High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.9%) is lower than the state average of 70.3%. 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 624
2006 671
2007 680
2008 696
2009 707
2010 694
2011 694
2012 728
2013 744
2014 769
2015 772

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.3
2006 18.8
2007 17.5
2008 16.5
2009 15.5
2010 16
2011 15.4
2012 16
2013 14.8
2014 15.2
2015 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.45192307692308
2006 0.50521609538003
2007 0.50588235294118
2008 0.52298850574713
2009 0.56718528995757
2010 0.55907780979827
2011 0.53025936599424
2012 0.52197802197802
2013 0.53897849462366
2014 0.51235370611183
2015 0.53886010362694

Compare Lafayette High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 53.9%
 
State Average 70.3%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Lafayette High School
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Public 09 - 12 772 15.1:1  
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Public 07 - 08 645 13.4:1 2 miles
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