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School leader:  Lynn Main
5701 Broad Branch Road Northwest
Washington, DC 20015

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(202) 282-0116
(202) 724-8961
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"Our school is an arts-intergation campus for all children. "

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    None
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    Transportation provided for special education students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all)
  • Arts
    None, Band, Choir / Chorus, Orchestra, Creative writing...
  • World languages
    None
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49 reviews

Community rating

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Recent Comments


Overall:
Submitted by a community member · April 18, 2015
I am a Lafayette graduate that now goes to Alice Deal Middle School. Previous comments have seemed to be extremely harsh while saying their opinions but I don't think they realize this is an elementary school. There are bound to be problems, and... more

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Submitted by a parent · April 29, 2014
For the amount of $$ DC spends on each child, which is one of the highest per student allotments in the entire country, this is unacceptable. I get the impression that Lafayette parents are just so relived to be in one of the better DC school... more

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Submitted by a parent · February 24, 2014
My child left Lafayette during winter break and is doing much better in her new school. She is learning more and has a better teacher. After 3 years at Lafayette, it is nice to have her in a school with fewer problems. I didn't realize how... more

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Submitted by a parent · August 14, 2013
Agree with all the comments about hit or miss teachers. Tend to agree with comment about strong Lafayette boosters not really understanding what a good school is. Strong fundraising has not improved the quality of the school and there doesn't... more

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Lafayette Elementary School
5701 Broad Branch Road Northwest, Washington, DC  20015
Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 49 reviews. (202) 282-0116
Last modified Lafayette Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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