Rockwood School District Annual Report 2020-2021

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Lafayette High School Report Card

Points of Pride

  • Named as a National School of Character by Character.org
  • Recognized as one of America's Most Challenging High Schools by the Washington Post.
  • Recognized by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education as a Top Ten school for sustained high scores on the MAP
  • The North Central Association of Secondary School and Colleges rates LHS "Triple A"
  • Lauded for the high levels of competency of the staff and the outstanding diversity and strength of the academic program by the NCASSA
  • The Key Club has more than 300 members who participate in many community service projects
  • The U.S. Department of Education awarded Lafayette a Certificate of Merit in the National Secondary School Recognition Program in 1987
  • LHS has captured 34 state championships since 1992
  • LHS was selected as a Missouri Gold Star School in 1995 and 2001
  • In 1996, LHS was selected as the Outstanding High School in Missouri and one of "America's Best" high schools by a panel of educators representing Redbook Magazine
  • In 2002, Lafayette was named a National Blue Ribbon School
  • In 2014, Lafayette was awarded the ACT Red Quill Legacy Award for the third consecutive year
  • In 2019, Lafayette High School was named the No. 1 public school in Missouri by U.S. News & World Report
  • In 2019, Lafayette students took 1,177 AP exams and received an average score of 3.9 on those exams.
  • The Class of 2020 had eight Commended Students and 4 Finalists for the National Merit Scholarship Program
  • The Class of 2020 had an average ACT score of 25.6
  • The Class of 2020 recognized an impressive 112 Bright Flight Scholars who earned a 30 or higher on the ACT
  • Over 25% of the class of 2020 had obtained 4.0 GPA's (weighted) or above

Enrollment ()

Ninth Grade: 455

Tenth Grade: 457

Eleventh Grade: 427

Twelfth Grade: 478

Demographics

Asian: 7.7

Black: 9.9

Hispanic: 3.7

Multi-Race: 2.1

White: 76.5

American Indian/Alaska Native and Hawaiian/Pacific Islander percent are small sample sizes according to DESE
Hover overTap each section above to see the numeric values.

Staffing Information

82.9%
advanced degrees earned
13.7
average years experience
24:1
ratio of students to
regular classroom teachers

Calendar Days and Attendance

180
days scheduled
85.8
proportional attendance rate
4
parent conference days

Want to dive deep?

You may view more information on the Missouri Comprehensive Data System. This website from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) contains pertinent school-related data at the state, district and school level.