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The Lafayette Academy (leave a review)
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+1 (217) 243-8438

747 W Lafayette Ave

Jacksonville, Illinois


About The Lafayette Academy
9th Grade - 12th Grade
Alternative/other school

The Lafayette Academy is one of 5 schools found in the Adam/Brwn/Cass/Morgn/Pik/Sctt ROE district of Illinois.

The Lafayette Academy is an alternative/other school, specialising in 9th Grade to 12th Grade. Compared to other schools in Illinois, this is a relatively small school since it has an enrolment of 64 students.

In recent years, the number of teachers has increased while the pupil population has increased in a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $28,759, which is lower than the Illinois state average of $60,779.

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The Lafayette Academy

Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

This school is not eligible for Title I funding. Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
The Lafayette Academy 64$8,38816$28,7590.17
Arc (0 miles) 170.38
Lincoln Elem School (0.52 miles) 304$6,76417$40,9400.59
Illinois School for the Deaf (0.77 miles) 0$77,909
Jacksonville High School (0.88 miles) 955$8,24413$45,6130.28
8 Points Charter School (1.04 miles) 114$613290.48

The Lafayette Academy

Number of pupils64
Funding per pupil$8,388
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$28,759
Diversity index0.17

Arc (0 miles)

Number of pupils17
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.38

Lincoln Elem School (0.52 miles)

Number of pupils304
Funding per pupil$6,764
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$40,940
Diversity index0.59

Illinois School for the Deaf (0.77 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary$77,909
Diversity index

Jacksonville High School (0.88 miles)

Number of pupils955
Funding per pupil$8,244
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$45,613
Diversity index0.28

8 Points Charter School (1.04 miles)

Number of pupils114
Funding per pupil$613
Pupils per teacher29
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.48
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Rankings within Illinois
There are 4,241 schools in Illinois. Rankings don't always go up to 4,241 because some schools have missing data.
3828thlargest school
3930thhighest number of FTE teachers
2619thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
3820thhighest average teaching salary
842ndhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1950thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
2738thhighest diversity index
2501sthighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

9th Grade - 12th Grade: 5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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