Lafayette Street Elementary School

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205 Lafayette St

Newark, NJ 07105

(973) 465-4860

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,140

Students Per Teacher: 21

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for Lafayette Street Elementary School

I am a 7th grade student attending Lafayette street school i am very proud to be called a falcon . I believe that the school is very advanced and organized my only concern is that we are lacking a library and art teacher also that the school lunch is very unhealthy the food is never in good conditions ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/28/14

this school is a very good school academical . I'm impressed that with the teachers, and students performance even with the small resources they have they deserve this money so they can buy more computers for their students and help with the lunch the lunch unfortunately is very crappy ( words ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/01/10

I love Lafayette St. School. I have had the privilege of attending this marvelous school for the past 10 years. I am an 8th grader and i have to say that I would never want to leave this wonderful school. We have great activities actually. We have boys & girls soccer, softball, volleyball (sometimes), ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/10/10

I am a Lafayette St. School Alumni and my children have been attending since Kindergarten. Information is very unorganized and/or sent in an untimely fashion. Most of the teachers seem to care about student progress, which is a plus. The majority of the staff I consider to be courteous and friendly. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/23/09

There's no diversity in this school. It's overcrowded and extremely unorganized. Security officers are distracted. Bullying is a huge issue that is simply not addressed by administration. It's lacking in extra activities and good teachers with a command of the English language. It feels like a school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/10/09

Being an alumni of lafayette, I must admit that there has been major progress. Some parents may see the down side of this school but from a diferent view, there has been a lot of work accomplished. As a parent of a student of three years, I have been recieveing the notices, flyers, any events given. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/03/07

I attend Lafayette and I must say this definitly isnt my favorite school. To begin with, there isnt a lot of activities. There is only really the necessary that every school has, gym,art,etc. So there is a lot of things that are bad at this school.

Posted by a student on 01/22/07

I am in agreement with Angie. As compared to other schools the academic aspects are of higher quality. Standing alone, Lafayette still needs improvement. My children currently attend the school. Extracurricular activities are insufficient. Other than official parent/school conferences, parents are not ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/07/07

The teachers at this school need to communicate better with the parents. As a parent of a child who graduated I never knew what was going on. They do not have control of the older kids. They also need to have more extracuricular activities. I know that the Board of Ed provides funds for this but ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/04/06

I think is a great school but Teachers should be more involve with the parents. I know that teachers are busy teaching but they should also take time to send weekly or bi-weekly reports sent home in order for parents to help thier child with school work. Also they should have more activiy for the children ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/30/06

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Test scores for Lafayette Street Elementary School

NJ ASK* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Lafayette Street Elementary School
Newark Public Schools
New Jersey
* In 2011-2012 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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Newark schools — Lafayette Street Elementary School is located at 205 Lafayette St, Newark NJ 07105. 205 Lafayette St is in the 07105 ZIP code in Newark, NJ The school district for Lafayette Street Elementary School is the Newark Public Schools. Lafayette Street Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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