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LPSS Information Profile


The Lafayette Parish School System will continue to provide excellence in education for all students.

Mission Statement:

The Lafayette Parish School System in collaboration with stakeholders is committed to developing productive citizens prepared to compete in a global community.

Belief Statements:

  • All students can learn.
  • The application of knowledge will lead to the development of functional members of society.
  • The system is committed to continuous improvement.
  • All stakeholders must be committed to high quality standards and expectations.
  • Quality education is the shared responsibility of all stakeholders.
  • Effective collaboration and communication among all stakeholders are essential to the success of our school system.
  • Diversity enriches our school system.
  • A safe and supportive learning environment enhances student achievement.
  • Professional development is an integral part of continuous improvement.

District Information

Students  Over 30,000 students enrolled.

Schools   47 Schools.

  • 24 Elementary Schools
  • 11 Middle Schools
  • 8 High Schools

Upcoming Events


District-wide In-Service

Start: Jul 31, 2024 End: Aug 1, 2024

Multi-Day Event


Regular Board Meeting

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM


In-School In-Service

All Day Event

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