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Lafayette Preparatory Academy (LPA)

Information Updated March 2021
  • Grades Pre-K-8
  • 302 Students
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1900 Lafayette Avenue
St. Louis MO, 63104
This school is wheelchair accessible

COVID Contingency*

Attendance Options
In-Person Learning:
100% Virtual Learning:
Blended Learning:
Attendance Adjustment Options Undefined
School Provided Laptop or Tablet
School's Learning Plan n/a
*This information is subject to change.


School Hours

Core School Hours 8:15am - 3:30pm
Before School Care 7:00am Start time
After School Care 5:30pm End time



School Bus
Post-Activity Transportation
Public Transit Options



Tuition Free Financial Assistance n/a Uniform
USDA Food Program
Free Breakfast
Free Lunch

About The School

School Mission
Lafayette Preparatory Academy is a community that prepares all students for academic and collegiate success and equips them to enter the world as active, responsible, and involved citizens and leaders.
Quick Facts
  • LPA strives for the highest standards of academic excellence in a well-rounded, close-knit environment.
  • LPA is diverse by design, with a community of talented teachers and students from many backgrounds. We are committed to equity within our program and intentionally seek resources that are representative of St. Louis City's core. 
  • LPA provides the friendly joyful atmosphere of a small, supportive community committed to the development of the whole child. Students, parents, and staff love our community!
Parent Coordinator
Teachers On Staff 31
Teachers Returning from Last Year 90%
Nurses On Staff None
Counselors On Staff Full Time
Social Workers On Staff Full Time
Special Education

Student Diversity

Total Students 302
American Indian / Alaska Native n/a
Asian 1.7%
Black 38.1%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander n/a
Hispanic 6%
White 46.4%
Multiracial 8%
Total Students 302
Male 51%
Female 49%
Limited English Proficient 6.6%
Students With Disabilities 17.9%
Low Income 40.2%

Education Focus

  • n/a
Visual & Performing Arts
  • n/a
World Languages
  • n/a
Special Education


After School Clubs
  • Varies Annually
  • Basketball-Coed
  • Volleyball-Boys
  • Basketball-Grils
  • Volleyball-Coed
Visual Arts

School Visits &

Application Deadline March 11 (1st Deadline)
Application Fee
Interview Required
Requirements / Recommended Tests
Enrollment Criteria
  • Must be a resident in St. Louis City
Enrollment Contact Kristine Wentzien
Office Manager

Key Upcoming Dates

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