Points of Pride

  1. 75% of homeroom teachers are from native-French speaking countries.
  2. Trips galore! 4th graders go to Jefferson City, 5th graders go to Wildwood Outdoor Education Facility, 6th graders go to France, 7th graders host French Students, and 8th graders go to New Orleans.
  3. All children will graduate the 8th grade with fluency in 3 languages, French, English, and a third language of choice, Spanish or Mandarin.

Application Process

The Open Application dates for the 2018-2019 school year begin November 1 and end March 2. 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, 2018 to start kindergarten in August 2018.

Children MUST live within the boundaries of the Kansas City Missouri School District, proof of residency is required. Académie Lafayette cannot accept tuition from any applicant or student for any reason.

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.

School Info Last Updated: November 17, 2017