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Lafayette High School
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  • Public
  • LAFAYETTE, LA

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Administration
    grade B
  7. Sports
    grade B minus
  8. Food
    grade C
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade D

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Lafayette High School is a highly rated, public school located in LAFAYETTE, LA. It has 1,823 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 24 to 1. According to state test scores, 57% of students are at least proficient in math and 51% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
51%
Percent Proficient - Math
57%
Average Graduation Rate
93%
Average SAT
1270
50 responses
Average ACT
26
794 responses
AP Enrollment
26%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$58,850
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,022
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$234,900
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
62%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 65 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 65 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 198 responses
  • Football games
    24%
  • School Dances
    14%
  • Club Competition
    11%
  • Pep Rallies
    10%
  • Internship offered to Health Academy students
    8%
  • Choir Perfromances
    6%
  • Soccer games
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,823
Free or Reduced Lunch
32%
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 74 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 74 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 74 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
24:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$59,024
Teachers in First/Second Year
1.5%
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 88 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 88 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 88 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$12,903 / year
National
$12,239
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 93 responses
44%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 93 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 93 responses

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