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
7 119
8 104
9 191
10 160
11 105
12 110

Lafayette High School is a public high school of the Buffalo City School District located in Buffalo, NY. It has 789 students in grades 7th through 12th. Lafayette High School is the 366th largest public high school in New York and the 7,358th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 9.3 to 1.

Total Students: 789
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 85.01

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Lafayette High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 398
(50%)
5,129
(50%)
 Female 391
(50%)
5,169
(50%)

Lafayette High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 285
(36%)
822
(8%)
 Hispanic 211
(27%)
1,551
(15%)
 Black 209
(26%)
5,133
(50%)
 White 72
(9%)
2,559
(25%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
124
(1%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
102
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Lafayette High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 628
(80%)
6,372
(62%)
 Not Eligible 149
(19%)
3,361
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(2%)
565
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Lafayette High School is ranked 101st out of 0 ranked schools in New York, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lafayette High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.1%. 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 984
2006 834
2007 752
2008 773
2009 870
2010 678
2011 738
2012 789

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 13.5
2007 13.1
2008 12
2009 12.1
2010 10.3
2011 8.6
2012 9.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74593495934959
2006 0.72781774580336
2007 0.84441489361702
2008 0.86934023285899
2009 0.78620689655172
2010 0.76548672566372
2011 0.68428184281843
2012 0.81115335868188

Compare Lafayette High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
930.0% 9.3:1
 
1,281.0% 12.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 81.1%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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