Latest News

School Supplies and More

Dear Lafayette Families, I hope this email finds you enjoying this hot and humid week in July. Although we are missing all of you, there is still plenty of action at Lafayette! The final phase of our modernization, local art installations and playground surfacing, are in full swing. Local...

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Pre-K Transition Schedule Available Now

Lafayette Elementary School is very excited to welcome the Fall 2017 Pre-K Class! Pre-K is a milestone year and we know how important it is to get it off to a great start. We will continue in the fall with DCPS’ Early Childhood Transition Week. This week will allow...

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New Art Installations Are Here!

Our halls are looking spectacular! Some gorgeous new art is being installed — see the photos below.                                                                ...

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Check Out Our New Website!

We are very excited to share our new school website! Our communications team has been working hard throughout the past few months to make sure our site is is informative and makes parents’ lives easier. New features: Volunteer form – check out, and fill out, our new form to let...

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Help DCPS Address Overcrowding

As many of you know, Wilson High School, Deal Middle School, and most of the schools that feed into them are currently either at or well above their enrollment capacities. (Lafayette is projected to be about at capacity in the fall.) In coming years, population growth in NW DC...

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Aug 8
  • Open House & Tour

    9:00 am

Aug 19
  • New Family Social

    11:00 am

Aug 21
Sep 4
  • No School - Labor Day

Sep 18
  • 5th Grade to NatureBridge

    Three-day, two-night overnight field study. For more see NatureBridge.

Sep 22
  • No School - Professional Development Day

Sep 26
  • Open House & Tour

    9:00 am

Sep 28
  • Family Photo Shoot

Oct 9
  • No School - Columbus Day