Globally minded.
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Critical thinkers.

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Tuition free, public, K–8 charter school
  • Full French immersion
  • Free door-to-door bus service & uniform closet
  • High academic performance: #4 out of 500 Missouri school 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.


Special School Information

Closings due to inclement weather are announced on our website, local news channels, as well as our Facebook page. 

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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?

Cherry Campus (K–5)

Oak Campus (K–5)

Armour Campus (6-8)

Click here to learn about Missouri Course Access and Virtual School Program (MOCAP)