Lafayette High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#911
College Readiness Index
36.6
Algebra Proficiency
2.6
English Proficiency
2.6
Student/Teacher Ratio
16:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,935 Students
  • 118 Teachers

Lafayette High School
401 REED LN
LEXINGTON, KY 40503

Phone: (859) 381-3474

District: Fayette County Public Schools

Overview

Lafayette High School is ranked 13th within Kentucky. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Lafayette High School is 43 percent. The student body makeup is 49 percent male and 51 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 27 percent. Lafayette High School is 1 of 10 high schools in the Fayette County Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#911
State Rank
#13
Magnet Rank
#141

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,935
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 27%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 28%
Full-Time Teachers 118

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 65%
Proficient in Algebra 58%
College Readiness Index 36.6

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 10
Total Students 10,331
Proficient in English (district average) 61%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 49%
College Readiness (district average) 33.3

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Nearby Schools

Lafayette High School is 1 of 10 schools in the Fayette County Public Schools.

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