Points of Pride

  1. 75% of homeroom teachers are from native-French speaking countries.
  2. 6th graders take an international trip to France.
  3. All children will graduate the 8th grade with fluency in 3 languages, French, English, and a third language of choice, Spanish or Mandarin.

Additional Information: Académie Lafayette offers a total French immersion program. Total immersion is defined as a method of foreign language instruction in which the regular school curriculum is taught through the medium of the language. In total immersion, all schooling in the initial years is conducted in the foreign language, including reading and language arts.

Application Process

The Open Application dates for the 2017-18 school year begin November 2 and end February 24. Applications may be completed on the KC Charter School Common AppAny applications received after the deadline date will be placed at the bottom of the waiting list.

Kindergarten applicants must be five (5) years old BEFORE September 1, 2017 to start kindergarten in August 2017.

Children MUST live within the boundaries of the Kansas City Missouri School District, and parents/guardians will be asked to show proof of residency in the application. Académie Lafayette cannot accept applications for children who live outside the KCPS district boundaries. Académie Lafayette cannot accept tuition from any applicant or student for any reason.

 

School Info Last Updated: June 14, 2017