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Main Office Summer Hours

From June 22nd through August 7th, Lafayette Elementary School’s Main Office can be found at Deal Middle School from 8:00am-4:30pm M-F. All phone numbers and email addresses will remain the same. The main number is (202) 282-0116.

LSAT Election

The Local School Advisory Team (LSAT) is a group of elected and appointed members that exists for every DCPS school. The team consists of four (4) parents (elected by the parent body), teachers, non-instructional school staff and a community member to advise the...

Draft Budget for 2015-2016

Please review the 2015-2016 draft budget and post your...

Nepal Earthquake Fundraising

The Nepal Earthquake funds went through the roof! Many classes have raised at least $250 and have received donut holes. These classes include Ms. Hallock’s class, Ms. Hill’s class, Ms. Haigler’s class, Mr. Martin’s class, Ms. Cacibauda’s class, Ms....

Congrats to the Track Team!

At last week’s DCIAA Elementary Outdoor City Track & Field Championships, the Boys Bears Track & Field Team finished 2nd overall, while the Girls Team finished 3rd. A great showing by the Bears! Congratulations to all the athletes!

Lafayette Archery Team –...

From Ms. McClure: This past weekend 18 Lafayette students travelled to Louisville, Kentucky to compete in the NASP National Archery Tournament.  This is a huge tournament with over 12,000 archers from 4th-12th grade competing. Our students did a fantastic job. ...


2015-2016 DCPS Calendar

 See the new 2015-2016 DCPS calendar.

Student Corner

May Sports-X-Treme

Click here for the May edition of Sports X-Treme, a publication written by Lafayette 5th graders about sports at Lafayette as well as the larger world of sports. See pictures from the national archery tournament and from the Lafayette Field Day. This is the first...

Summer Required Reading

Lafayette’s 2015 Summer Reading Guide is here. Get a jump on your summer...

May Bear Facts

Click here to see the latest edition of the Bear Facts.

Student Publications

Our students do an amazing job of researching, reporting, and creating these publications! See the lastest editions of Bear Facts, Cub Facts and Sports...