Académie Lafayette provides a high-quality, public education for more than diverse K–9 children whose families live within the boundaries of the Kansas City Public School District. Académie Lafayette is the #1 highest performing school district in the state of Missouri as measured by the statewide Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) tests.
The MAP tests are administered statewide to all public school students in grades 3 and above. In 2016–2017, our test scores exceed the test scores for the state of Missouri by 26 points in English language arts (86% compared to 60%), 23 percentage points in math (68% compared to 45%) and 26 percentage points in Science (76 compared to 50). Académie Lafayette students also exceeded performance by high-ranking suburban school districts including Blue Springs, Lee’s Summit and Liberty.
In 2016–2017 Académie Lafayette:
- Ranks #1 out of 479 school districts in Missouri, according to SchoolDigger.
- MAP scores surpassed all surrounding high-performing suburban school districts and KC charter schools in English, Math, and Science.
- Increased its Annual Performance Report (APR) 14% in 4 years from 86.6% to 98.8%. The APR is used to show how well a school is doing in meeting the Missouri School Improvement Program standards.
More information can be found on the DESE website.