Considering joining Lafayette?
Lafayette is hosting virtual tours throughout the school year to give prospective families the opportunity to learn about our school. While the school isn’t open to visitors because of COVID-19, Principal Dr. Carrie Broquard and a parent representative will present a slide show of information and pictures from the school and take questions. Please see below for a virtual schedule for the 2021-22 school year. All meetings will begin at 9am ET unless otherwise noted.
How to Enroll
Kindergarten-5th Grade, In-boundary
Students who live within in the Lafayette boundary entering Kindergarten through 5th grade may enroll at any time. To determine if you are in the Lafayette district, please refer to the DCPS website. In-boundary students who wish to enroll in grades K through 5 should submit a DCPS enrollment packet
All students must also provide certification of immunizations each year by the first day of school. You may enroll before these health forms are completed and hand them in later, but before the start of the school year.
Families who live outside Lafayette’s boundary may apply for enrollment from Pre-K through 5th through the out-of-boundary lottery process. The lottery process for enrollment takes place from January to March the school year prior to desired enrollment. Please see My School DC for more information and to apply for the lottery.
All interested Pre-K students, no matter where they live, must enter the Pre-K lottery to obtain a Pre-K spot at Lafayette, with priority given to those students with siblings already at the school and those who live in-boundary. Please see My School DC for more information and to apply for the PK4 lottery.