Lafayette Schools

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View Schools in Cities within 10 miles of Lafayette

Scott Schools6.27 mi
Breaux Bridge Schools7.57 mi
Broussard Schools7.90 mi
Duson Schools8.26 mi
Carencro Schools8.45 mi
Youngsville Schools8.92 mi

View Schools in Cities between 10 and 20 miles of Lafayette

Maurice Schools10.75 mi
Sunset Schools11.91 mi
Rayne Schools13.21 mi
Arnaudville Schools14.60 mi
Saint Martinville Schools15.50 mi
Church Point Schools18.39 mi

View Schools in Cities between 20 and 30 miles of Lafayette

New Iberia Schools20.89 mi
Crowley Schools20.92 mi
Opelousas Schools21.37 mi
Erath Schools21.63 mi
Abbeville Schools24.05 mi
Port Barre Schools28.15 mi
Jeanerette Schools30.17 mi
Eunice Schools30.27 mi
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Lafayette Area School Districts


LAFAYETTE, LOUISIANA SCHOOLS AND NEIGHBORHOODS: WE ARE HERE TO HELP is a site designed around the needs of a relocating family with school age children. It is a site that allows the family to search public and private Lafayette schools, but understands that choosing the right Lafayette neighborhood is equally important to a successful move. Through a network of local sponsors and experts, can guide a family through the process of choosing an excellent Lafayette school located in a great neighborhood taking into account such things as affordability, accessibility to work, to shopping, the traffic patterns and more.

ABOUT Lafayette, Louisiana SCHOOLS

Lafayette schools boast a total student population of 90,157 attending 142 schools in 34 public school districts and 61 private schools. Public school revenue and expenditures vary by school district but Lafayette public schools spend an average of $6,219 per student each year.

Student teacher ratio is an important statistic cluing parents into the probable attention their child might receive individually in a classroom setting. Lafayette public schools average a student teacher ratio of 13:1. Lafayette private schools average 7:1. Also, high schools in Lafayette average a student body population of 803, while Lafayette middle schools and elementary schools average student body populations of 704 and 460 respectively.

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It wasn't so long ago that a child's education was limited to geographical boundaries set by the local school district. Increasingly, government is injecting "choice" into the equation by allowing children to enroll in the school of their choosing, regardless of where they live, as long as there is sufficient classroom space available.

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