The raffle is held in the fall at the beginning of the school year. Typically the raffle lasts eight weeks. Tickets cost $5 each. They can be purchased online or from an Académie Lafayette student. A drawing to determine the winner is held at a fall school event. The winner is announced on social media and the school website.
In 2016, AL 8th grader Isabella Dougherty was awarded the Fox 4 Reaching 4 Excellence Award for selling raffle tickets.
AL mother, who bought her winning ticket from her son, Isaac!