Points of Pride
- Named as a National School of Character by Character.org
- Named as a Missouri School of Character
- Recognized as one of America's Most Challenging High Schools by the Washington Post.
- Recognized by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education as a Top Ten school for sustained high scores on the MAP
- The North Central Association of Secondary School and Colleges rates LHS "Triple A"
- Lauded for the high levels of competency of the staff and the outstanding diversity and strength of the academic program by the NCASSA
- LHS has captured 43 state championships
- LHS was selected as a Missouri Gold Star School in 1995 and 2001
- In 2002, Lafayette was named a National Blue Ribbon School
- In 2014, Lafayette was awarded the ACT Red Quill Legacy Award for the third consecutive year
- In 2016, Lafayette was named a Silver Medal School by U.S. News & World Report.
- In 2016, Lafayette was named Top 1000 Schools in the nation by Newsweek.
- In 2015 and 2016, Lafayette was awarded the Commissioner's Cup for outstanding St. Louis Suburban overall activities program.
- In 2019, Lafayette High School was named the No. 1 public high school in Missouri by U.S. News & World Report
- In 2021, Lafayette was named in the top 1% nationally for STEM programs by US News & World Report
- In 2021, Lafayette High School was ranked #3 in Best Public High Schools in Missouri by Niche
- Over 90% of the class of 2021 went on to enroll in a post-secondary education institution.
- In 2021, Lafayette students took 1,069 AP exams and 78% of students scored a 3 or higher.
- The Class of 2021 had seven Commended Students and four Finalists for the National Merit Scholarship Program
- The Class of 2021 had an average ACT score of 24.6
- The Class of 2021 recognized an impressive 90 Bright Flight Scholars who earned a 30 or higher on the ACT
- Over 25% of the class of 2021 had obtained 4.0 GPA (weighted) or above
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