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Lafayette High School
  • Public
  • ST JOSEPH, MO

Report Card

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

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Lafayette High School is a public school located in ST JOSEPH, MO. It has 747 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 32% of students are at least proficient in math and 57% in reading.

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412 HIGHLAND AVE
ST JOSEPH, MO 64505
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
57%
Percent Proficient - Math
32%
Average Graduation Rate
77%
Average SAT
No data available  
Average ACT
23
122 responses
AP Enrollment
14%

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Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$48,197
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$782
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$114,100
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
71%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 7 responses
Poll
43%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 7 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 7 responses
  • Talent shows and pep assemblys
    71%
  • Nothing
    14%
  • Pep rallies
    14%
  • Spirit Week
    14%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
747
Free or Reduced Lunch
74%
57%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 7 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 7 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 7 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$52,641
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.1%
43%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 7 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 7 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 7 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$11,172 / year
National
$12,239
71%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 7 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 7 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 7 responses

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