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Tuition free, public, K–8 charter school
  • Full French immersion
  • Free door-to-door bus service & uniform closet
  • Top 5 High Performing schools out of 500 Missouri Districts
  • International Baccalaureate Program

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Académie Lafayette receives less public funding per pupil than any other charter public school in KC. You can help close the gap by giving to the Annual Fund.


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About Académie Lafayette

Académie Lafayette is a charter public school and a leader in French immersion curriculum. The school’s goal is to continually reach for higher standards and greater levels of achievement, putting the future success of its students at the forefront for every teacher, every day. Interested in learning more about who we are and what sets us apart?

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