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
9 213
10 182
11 166
12 152
UG 15

Lafayette High School is a public high school of the Lafayette County School District located in Oxford, MS. It has 728 students in grades 9th through 12th. Lafayette High School is the 81st largest public high school in Mississippi and the 7,906th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.0 to 1.

Total Students: 728
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.44

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Lafayette High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 396
(54%)
396
(54%)
 Female 332
(46%)
332
(46%)

Lafayette High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 527
(72%)
527
(72%)
 Black 185
(25%)
185
(25%)
 Hispanic 13
(2%)
13
(2%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Lafayette High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 348
(48%)
348
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 310
(43%)
310
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 70
(10%)
70
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Lafayette High School is ranked 121st out of 0 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lafayette High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.2%) is lower than the state average of 67.4%. 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

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

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

Compare Lafayette High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,420.1% 14.2:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 52.2%
 
State Average 67.4%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Lafayette High School
Oxford, MS
Public 09 - 12 728 16:1  
Oxford High School
Oxford, MS
Public 09 - 12 958 17.8:1 2 miles
Regents School of Oxford
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Private PK - 12 245 7:1 7 miles
Water Valley High School
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West Union Attendance Center
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Potts Camp High School (9-12)
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Public 09 - 12 234 16:1 24 miles
Hickory Flat Attendance Center
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Public KG - 12 668 16.2:1 26 miles
Independence High School
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Public 07 - 12 643 19.3:1 29 miles
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