Lake Forest Elementary Charter School’s (LFECS) mission is to provide a nurturing environment for children from diverse backgrounds
that facilitates maximum student achievement through a rigorous, accelerated academic program incorporating visual, cultural, and
creative arts which will ultimately enhance each student’s ability to become a global, productive citizen.
Lake Forest Charter is one of Louisiana’s premier schools providing rigorous and accelerated academic programming to students in grades kindergarten
through eighth grade. Serving as a beacon of light, hope, and promise to the New Orleans East community, the school’s mission is to holistically provide an
exceptional academic foundation that translates to high academic achievement and lifelong learning. Taking a multi-strategy approach to schooling,
students are immersed in learning opportunities that challenge and develop their full potential while maintaining a healthy balance of their intellectual and
Various attributes of a college-going culture are etched into the fabric of LFECS’s instructional practices and structure. Academic excellence is the top
priority of all stakeholders. Students’ natural gifts and talents are cultivated through the integration of the arts, a strong focus on STEM, and the offering
of multiple extracurricular activities.
LFECS has sustainable processes that engage teachers and leaders in reflective discourse and build a repertoire of strategies that challenge, motivate, and
empower students. We use evidence-based approaches to provide differentiated and scaffolded support to meet the various needs of our diverse learners.
Subsequently, we adjust our support accordingly to ensure their success. The school’s unwavering commitment to keeping learning time sacred,
implementing a panoply of robust curricula while elevating instructional delivery, and utilizing rich data to inform decisions has yielded high scholastic
academic growth and better outcomes for all students.