Lafayette school information

IndexLafayetteTennesseeNational
Average Test Scores54%52%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools51,39079,221
Total private schools143024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1897,963
The Lafayette, TN educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lafayette public schools have average test scores of 54% which is 3% higher than than the Tennessee average and 9% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lafayette public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in Tennessee and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 63.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 57.2% have completed high school, 10.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lafayette are 9% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Lafayette.
  • 63.0% of people in Lafayette have completed 8th grade.
  • 57.2% of people in Lafayette have completed high school.
  • 10.1% of people in Lafayette have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lafayette

IndexLafayetteTennesseeNational
Completed 8th grade63.0%82.0%84.3%
Completed high school57.2%79.9%83.0%
Completed some college29.3%53.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.5%32.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.1%25.4%30.3%
Completed masters3.8%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Lafayette (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Gamaliel, KY39977%56%
Westmoreland, TN2,09160%22%
Red Boiling Springs, TN1,60236%28%
Lafayette, TN4,90954%9%

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McMurray, PA4,90987%76%
Travelers Rest, SC4,90353%7%
Pascoag, RI4,91528%44%
Big Pine Key, FL4,90260%21%
Brent, AL4,90230%39%
Lafayette, TN4,90954%9%
Source: The Lafayette, TN education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.