Lafayette Elementary School

Lafayette Elementary School

DCPS School

5701 Broad Branch Rd. NW
Lafayette Elementary School

Lafayette is a National Blue Ribbon school that provides a special learning environment with talented, dedicated teachers and other staff members supported by an active community body. In 2012, Lafayette was named a Red Ribbon School by the DC State Office of Education for outstanding academic achievement.

8:45 a.m.–3:15 p.m.

Before and after care available

7:15 a.m.–8:15 a.m. 
3:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m. Contact school for details

Not required

Interscholastic Sports

Accelerated Reader, Student Newspaper Program, Math Club, Spelling Bee


Student Proficiency Levels

  • 1.1%
  • 3.5%
  • 12.8%
  • 60.6%
  • 22%

Student Proficiency Levels

  • 4.5%
  • 7.7%
  • 20.6%
  • 56.4%
  • 10.8%
  • Did not yet meet expectations

  • Partially met expectations

  • Approached expectations

  • Met expectations

  • Exceeded expectations

  • 10.1%  Black, non-Hispanic
  • 3.7%  Asian
  • 7.7%  Hispanic / Latino
  • 0.3%  Native American / Alaska Native
  • 0.3%  Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander
  • 70.3%  White non-Hispanic
  • 7.7%  Multiracial
Federal and District law require equal access to services for students with special education needs and English Language Learners. For additional information, please contact the Office of the State Superintendent of Education at (202) 727-6436 or at

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5701 Broad Branch Rd. NW

Ward 4

Ward 4
E2, E4, E6, L1, L2, M4