Lafayette Parish School System

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Lafayette Parish School System
Lafayette Parish School System logo.jpg
Location
113 Chaplin Drive
Lafayette, Louisiana
70508
337-521-7000

Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
United States
District information
Type Public (government funded)
Motto Strength. Tradition. Excellence.
Grades K-12
President Tommy Angelle
Vice-president Dawn Morris
Superintendent Dr. Donald W. Aguillard
District ID 2200870[1]
Other information
Website www.lpssonline.com

The Lafayette Parish School System (LPSS) is a school district based in Lafayette, Louisiana.

The district serves all of Lafayette Parish.

Board Members[edit]

  • District One: Mary Morrison
  • District Two: Tommy Angelle
  • District Three: Elroy Broussard
  • District Four: Tehmi Chassion
  • District Five: Britt Latiolais
  • District Six: Justin Centanni
  • District Seven: Dawn Morris
  • District Eight: Erick Knezek
  • District Nine: Jeremy Hidalgo

Schools[edit]

Secondary schools[edit]

High schools[edit]

Middle schools[edit]

  • Lafayette Middle
  • Edgar A. Martin Middle
  • LJ Alleman Middle School
  • Acadian Middle
  • N.P Moss Middle
  • Carencro Middle
  • Paul Breaux Middle
  • Scott Middle
  • Judice Middle
  • Youngsville Middle
  • Broussard Middle

Elementary schools[edit]

  • Carencro Heights Elementary
  • Ernest Gallet Elementary
  • Ossun Elementary
  • Live Oak Elementary
  • Charles M. Burke Elementary
  • Myrtle Place Elementary
  • J.W Faulk Elementary
  • Evangeline Elementary
  • Prairie Elementary
  • Broodmoor Elementary
  • Plantation Elementary
  • Alice M. Boucher Elementary
  • S. J. Montgomery Elementary
  • Truman Elementary
  • Westside Elementary
  • Green T. Lindon Elementary
  • Milton Elementary
  • Woodvale Elementary
  • Ridge Elementary
  • L.Leo Judice Elementary

Gifted & Talented Program[edit]

The Gifted & Talented Program is a program designed for academically advanced students. The elementary academic acceleration portion of the program occurs at Myrtle Place Elementary, Plantation Elementary, and Woodvale Elementary, the middle school portion at Paul Breaux Middle School, and the high school portion at Lafayette High School.

Schools Of Choice Program[edit]

Lafayette Parish School System currently offers sixteen Schools of Choice from grades K-12.[3] These include the following:

Elementary School Programs
  • Arts & Technology (J. Wallace James)
  • Environmental Sciences (L. Leo Judice)
  • International Baccalaureate and Project Bright IDEA (J. W. Faulk)
  • World Languages Immersion Academy
    • French (Evangeline, Myrtle Place, Prairie)
    • Mandarin Chinese (Plantation)
    • Spanish (Alice Boucher)
Middle School Academies
  • Arts Academy (L. J. Alleman)
  • Biomedical Academy (Carencro Middle)
  • Environmental Sciences Academy (Lafayette Middle)
  • World Languages Immersion Academy (Paul Breaux)
High School Academies
  • Academy of Business & Finance (Acadiana High School)
  • Academy of Engineering (Northside High School & David Thibodaux STEM Magnet Academy)
  • Academy of Information Technology - AOIT (Carencro High School)
  • Academy of Legal Studies (Northside High School)
  • Academy of Visual & Applied Arts (Comeaux High School)
  • David Thibodaux STEM Magnet Academy
  • Early College Academy
  • Performing Arts Academy (Lafayette High School)

Each one offers something different. A student can get into a school of choice one of two ways; by lottery drawing, or application into the school of choice if slots remain after the lottery takes place. The lottery drawing is conducted in the last week of February, unless holidays interfere.[4] There are no requirements for the Schools of Choice except for the Early College Academy. Each program has its own capacity for students. If the student is not accepted, then the legal guardian must enroll them in a home zoned school.

Fall Frenzy[edit]

Fall Frenzy is a day in the fall, usually in November, when any student that is zoned for a Lafayette Parish school may come to the convention center to explore the academies. Students can get information about a School of Choice, and learn about the daily activities. Parents can also get information about any prerequisites that the academy may have. Each School of Choice sets up a booth that displays graphics, etc. Each student can stop at a booth and learn about that specific School of Choice.

The 2013 Fall Frenzy event is scheduled for November 9 at the Cajundome Convention Center.

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