How good are the schools in Lafayette, LA?

Lafayette encompasses 25 public elementary, middle and high schools. Lafayette also has 41 private schools. Seventeen high schools are recognized on U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.

College Readiness Index

Index Score: 4.1 /10

How we calculate this.


Lafayette has a lower score than similarly sized metro areas.

School Stats

Total Students
32,573
Total Teachers
2,029

Student-Teacher Ratio

16:1

Data sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics and U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.

All High Schools in Lafayette

Data sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics and U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.

Nearby School Districts

Lafayette Parish
6 High Schools
Acadia Parish
4 High Schools
Iberia Parish
4 High Schools
Vermilion Parish
4 High Schools
St. Martin Parish
3 High Schools

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