Founded in 1931, Lafayette Elementary School is a part of the District of Columbia Public Schools, which operates over 180 elementary, middle and high schools. The school serves more than 500 students in prekindergarten through grade six. Its general academic curriculum includes reading, writing, math and science. It provides special education classes for gifted and talented students. Lafayette Elementary School offers the English Language Learners program. The school also provides various before- and after-school programs. It offers a foreign language program and conducts sessions in bilingual education. In addition, it provides food and guidance counseling. The school s staff includes a psychologist, librarian and social worker. Lafayette Elementary School is located in Washington, D.C.