How to Apply

Thank you for considering applying to Académie Lafayette. We hope the following information will be helpful as you make your decision.

For the 2019-2020 school year, the lottery will be held on or before March 7th, 2019.  At that time you will know whether or not your child has been accepted or is on the waitlist. Campus assignments will be made at a later date.  Additional information will follow and can be accessed through your personal SchoolMint account. 
 
THE OPEN APPLICATION PERIOD FOR THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR WILL TENTATIVELY BEGIN ON DECEMBER 3RD, 2018 AND CONCLUDE ON MARCH 1ST, 2019. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE OPEN APPLICATION PERIOD CLOSES WILL BE PLACED AT THE END OF THE WAITING LIST.

Apply Today for 2019-2020

Académie Lafayette is one of 16 Kansas City charter schools working together to simplify our initial application process into one easy form, SchoolAppKC, that you can fill out on any electronic device. The easy 8-question application allows you to apply to Académie Lafayette in less than 5 minutes and makes applying to schools easier, more accessible and more transparent.

Important Dates:

  • Application opens on December 3
  • Submit your application by March 1
  • Receive an offer on March 7
  • Let us know you’re coming by March 22 and begin enrollment*
    *Note: If you have been waitlisted, you may choose to remain on our waitlist.

To apply go to SchoolAppKC.

Kindergarten–1st grade applications for 2018-2019

If you are interested in admission for the current school year (2018-19), please contact Diane Balagna at 816-888-7400. All applications received for the current school year will be added to the waitlist for the current school year only. Each year a new waiting list is created.

Académie Lafayette Application (K–1)
This application allows you to apply to kindergarten and 1st grade at Académie Lafayette.

 

To learn more about public schools in Kansas City, check out Show Me KC Schools.

2nd–8th grade applications for 2018-2019

Since we are a full French immersion school, all subjects in grades 2–8 are taught completely in French. Therefore, students attending grades 2–8 are expected to be fluent in French. If you have questions about applying for 2nd–8th grade, please contact Diane Balagna, 816-888-7400. If we have more applicants than we have seats available, a lottery will be held on the same day as the K-1 lottery. Selected applicants will be notified the next day.

Learn about our school

Académie Lafayette is a charter public school serving children, grades K–8, who live in the Kansas City Public School District. Our school uses a full language immersion curriculum with all subjects taught in the target language, French.

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NONDISCRIMINATION STATEMENT: Académie Lafayette does not and will not discriminate, or in any way prefer any student over another student based on race, religion, gender, ethnicity, national origin, disability, income level, proficiency in English or athletic ability.
 (RSMO 160.410 (3)) For questions about this process, please call 816.888.7400.