Lafayette County Public Schools

Lafayette County School District

The Lafayette County School District’s goal is to provide education focused on creativity, leadership and good health to its approximately 2,700 students.

  • Around 2,700 students
  • 4 schools on one campus
  • 197 certified staff
  • 49% of staff hold advanced degrees
  • 14% of staff hold National Board Certification
  • After-school tutoring offered
  • Reading intervention programs
  • Member of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Accolades

  • 88% graduation rate
  • Lafayette High School ranked Level 5 “Superior” by the Mississippi Department of Education
  • Lafayette Middle School and 2 elementary schools rank Level 4 “Exemplary” by the Mississippi Department of Education
SchoolGrades ServedPhone NumberAdditional Information
Lafayette Elementary SchoolPre-K to 2662-234-5627
  • Also serves special needs pre-K students
  • Renaissance Learning
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Accelerated Math
Lafayette Upper Elementary School3 to 5662-236-3761
  • Renaissance Learning
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Accelerated Math
Lafayette Middle School6 to 8662-234-1664
  • Focuses on basic academics.
  • Offers art and extracurricular activities.
  • Renaissance Learning
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Accelerated Math
Lafayette High School9 to 12662-234-3614
  • Several 4-A Division sports
  • Baseball team won 2006 state championship
  • Advanced Placement courses
  • Drama and journalism
  • Air Force Junior ROTC Program