Rockwood School District Annual Report 2019-2020

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Lafayette High School Report Card

Points of Pride

  • In 2019, Lafayette High School was named the No. 1 public school in Missouri by U.S. News & World Report
  • Named as a National School of Character by Character.org
  • Recognized as one of America’s Most Challenging High Schools by the Washington Post.
  • The Class of 2019 had eight Commended Students and 11 Finalists for the National Merit Scholarship Program
  • In 2019, Lafayette students took 1,287 AP exams and received an average score of 3.9 on those exams.
  • The Class of 2019 had an average ACT score of 24.9
  • The Class of 2019 recognized an impressive 120 Bright Flight Scholars who earned a 30 or higher on the ACT​
  • Recognized by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education as a Top Ten school for sustained high scores on the MAP
  • The Key Club has more than 300 members who participate in many community service projects
  • LHS has captured 33 state championships since 1992
  • In 2014, Lafayette was awarded the ACT Red Quill Legacy Award for the third consecutive year
  • 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 U.S. Department of Education awarded Lafayette a Certificate of Merit in the National Secondary School Recognition Program in 1987
  • 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
Lafayette High School Entrance

Enrollment ()

Ninth Grade: 452

Tenth Grade: 421

Eleventh Grade: 479

Twelfth Grade: 449

Demographics

Asian: 8.1

Black: 10.8

Hispanic: 2.9

Multi-Race: 1.7

White: 76.5

American Indian/Alaska Native and Hawaiian/Pacific Islander percent are small sample sizes according to DESE
Hover over (on desktops and laptops) or tap (on mobile devices) each section above to see the numeric values.

Staffing Information

84.0%
advanced degrees earned
13.4
average years experience
22:1
ratio of students to
regular classroom teachers

Calendar Days and Attendance

180
days scheduled
85.2
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.