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Schools of Choice Hosts Fall Frenzy Recruitment Event

On Saturday, November 7, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., the Lafayette Parish School System will be hosting its annual Schools of Choice Fall Frenzy event at the Cajundome Convention Center, located at 44 Cajundome Boulevard, Lafayette, La 70506.

The Schools of Choice program consists of over 6,000 students in eight (8) high school academies, five (5) middle school academies, and five (5) elementary school programs in grades Pre-K through 12th. Each program or academy is themed through a career-learning pathway. Pathways include Arts, Business, Law and Advanced Studies, Health and Biomedical, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), and World Language Immersion.

At the Fall Frenzy, teachers and students from all of our academies and programs will be available to answer questions and assist parents and students in selecting the right program. Additionally, there will be themed hands-on activities and performances from many of the Schools of Choice programs. Computers will also be on hand at the event to give parents and students an opportunity to apply for a School of Choice program.

The Schools of Choice application dates for entry into the lottery begin on November 7, 2015, at 10:00 am and run through January 31, 2016. Applications must be completed online at