How to Apply

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

Lottery & Campus Assignments

For the 2024–25 school year, the lottery will be held on or before March 6, 2024. 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 Tyler account.

Important Note About Open Application

The open application period for the 2024–25 school year will tentatively begin on November 11, 2023 and conclude on March 1, 2024. Applications received after the open application period closes will be placed at the end of the waiting list.

Students with Disabilities and English Language Learners

Académie Lafayette will follow all state and federal laws, rules, and regulations with regard to implementing its responsibilities to students who enroll in the District who have been previously identified as disabled under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.

Académie Lafayette is committed to identifying and assessing the educational needs of students whose native or home language is other than English. Once identified, the district will provide appropriate programs to address the needs of these students.

Apply Today

For the 2023-24 school year, all applications received will be placed at the end of the waiting list and an offer will be made when a seat becomes available. 

Académie Lafayette is one of 21 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 application allows you to apply to Académie Lafayette in less than 5 minutes and makes applying to schools easier, more accessible and more transparent. To apply, go to SchoolAppKC.

Important dates for application for 2024-25
  • Application opens on November 11, 2023
  • Submit your application by March 1, 2024
  • Receive an offer on March 7, 2024
  • Let us know you’re coming by March 14, 2024 and begin enrollment*

*Note: If you have been waitlisted, you may choose to remain on our waitlist.

To apply, go to SchoolAppKC.

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    Learn about our school

    Académie Lafayette is a charter public school serving children, grades preK–12, 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.

    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.