Lafayette High School

412 Highland Ave, St. Joseph, MO 64505 | (816) 671-4220
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 849
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5 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Tyran Sumy
  • Fax: (816) 671-4480
School District Details
  • St. Joseph School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,359
  • Graduation Rate: 81.4%
  • Dropout Rate: 2.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 13.9
  • Enrolled Students: 11,737

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 849
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 53.3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 419 (49.4%)
  • Females: 430 (50.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 99 (11.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 416 (49.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 515 (60.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Lafayette High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Lafayette High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade21625.4%
10th Grade24028.3%
11th Grade21825.7%
12th Grade17520.6%
Classroom Environment (2010)
Students Per Classroom
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
Dropout Rate
Post-Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent Entering a 2-Year College: 12.0%
Percent Entering a 4-Year College: 58.2%
Percent Entering a Non-College Post-Secondary Institution: 0.5%
Percent Entering the Work Force: 23.4%
Percent Entering the Military: 5.4%
Percent Unknown: 0.5%
Faculty Information (2010)
Principal Years of Experience: 16.0
Teacher Average Years of Experience: 11.9
Faculty Salary (2010)
Average Salary of Administration: $84,767
Average Salary of Teachers: $47,181
Teacher Credentials (2009)
Percent of Teachers with Regular Certificates
Source: MO Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

5 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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4 reviews for Lafayette High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on February 25, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • As a student, due to family and finacal problems I was not allowed to graduate. But, I must say, as an eighth grade student plus what I learned through Humboldt School. I was able to pass my GED with a 97 % Grade without studying. I also passed teast and was able to receive 6 College credits and go on to San Mateo, Ca. College. The teachers there were all business and no horse play. I rate it a high TEN
  • Reviewed by Student on November 07, 2006
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Yaaaaaay!!!! LHS Rocks my sockssss!!!

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