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3122 Madison St Se

Albany, OR 97322

(541) 967-4575

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 331

Students Per Teacher: 18

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Lafayette Elementary School

Funny that the scores for this school are so low, yet the public ratings are so inflated. Makes a person wonder where the issue is here. You can compare our system to Finland all you want, however this is not Finland which means there can be no comparison. I agree TOO much homework is a bad thing. The ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/05/14

I have two children here, and two more soon, I AM THRILLED THERE IS NO MORE HOMEWORK. Homework is NOT appropriate for elementary school students, it creates rifts at home and is a waste of teacher time and effort. There is no evidence that homework helps students and in fact the vast depth of educational ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/23/14

Very unhappy with the current administration. They've decided to cut out homework entirely due to some children unable to cope with work outside of the school (this due to the parents treating the homework like a punishment). Instead they could have made homework extra credit and kept the parents (who ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/18/14

As a parent of two children on IEP's and as a Special Education teacher myself. I feel that this is one of the best elementary schools in the district. I only feel this way about two elementary schools in the district. I feel sad that we are losing our principal, but she is moving on to a higher position. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/07/08

I love the teachers at this school. My kids have gone to four other Albany schools and this is the only school I love!

Posted by a parent on 08/21/07

My child has gone there for several years and have never had a problem with head lice. I have help twice with the health checks. They follow the rules set out by the health department. The teachers my child has had have been wonderful. I also am one of the few parents who volunteer on a regular basis. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/21/04

Very disappointed with there policy about head lice..It is a big problem in the school..

Posted by a on 04/18/03

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Test scores for Lafayette Elementary School

OAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2010
Lafayette Elementary School
Greater Albany Public School District 8j
* In 2009-2010 Oregon used the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7 and 10 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 10 in science. The OAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oregon. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Albany schools — Lafayette Elementary School is located at 3122 Madison St Se, Albany OR 97322. 3122 Madison St Se is in the 97322 ZIP code in Albany, OR The school district for Lafayette Elementary School is the Greater Albany Public School District 8j. Lafayette Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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