Become A Lake Forest Charter Eagle

Lake Forest Charter School is a tuition-free charter school that provides a nurturing environment through a rigorous, accelerated, academic program which incorporates visual, cultural and creative arts, and will ultimately enhance each student’s ability to become a global contributing citizen. LFC is a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School and a recipient of the National Title I Distinguished School Award for 2009 and 2016. In addition, LFC is the highest performing K – 8 school in New Orleans and the State of Louisiana.


How to Apply

Parents/Guardians must submit applications during the 2020-2021 application period to be considered timely. All applications must be completed and submitted through the online enrollment portal. Please see the Application Information checklist for required documentation.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Lake Forest Charter a Public School?
Yes. Lake Forest Charter is a public, charter school that has admissions criteria. We are a type 3 charter school that is authorized by the Orleans Parish School Board. We serve students that reside in Orleans Parish. We admit qualified students regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, and disability.

What grades does LFC serve?
LFC serves students in Kindergarten – 8th Grade.

What are the school hours?
School hours are 8:00 A.M. – 3:30 P.M. We offer before care starting at 7:00 A.M. and after care until 6:00 P.M. for a cost.

What type of curriculum does LFC offer?
LFC offers a rigorous, accelerated, enriched academic program based on the Louisiana State Student Standards (LSSS).

What should I do if I need to reschedule my assessment?
We understand that things happen. If you need to reschedule your child’s admission assessment appointment, we ask that you email us at admissions@lakeforestcharter.org or call the front office at 504.826.7140. We will make every effort to accommodate the needs of you and your child.



Are you interested in Lake Forest Charter School?



Take A Tour

Welcome to our campus! We invite you to come to meet our staff, administration, and the shining stars of LFC – our students – during a guided tour of our state-of-the-art 110,000 sqft 15-acre facility. During the tour, you will get a feel for our unique school culture and explore the many opportunities available to the students of Lake Forest Charter.

LFC will resume school tours every Thursday at 9:00 am during our admissions season. We ask that you sign in at the front desk by 8:50 am and prepare to be amazed. You must have government-issued photo identification to receive a visitor pass and tour the school. Click below for sign up details.