Lafayette High School
(LHS) is a public four-year high school
located in Lafayette, Louisiana
With an enrollment of 2279 (as of 2009) students, Lafayette High is one of the largest schools in the state of Louisiana
. Students from around the district can enter Lafayette High through several programs, including Gifted and Talented, Special Education, Visually Impaired, Hearing Impaired, ESL
, Performing Arts Academy, or through the Academy of Health Careers. LHS has approximately 13 sports
and athletics teams and 44 clubs and organizations.
Gifted and Talented
Lafayette High School is the only secondary school in the Lafayette Parish Public Schools
system to provide this program. Gifted courses allow for accelerated growth and learning while requiring more dedication and hard work from students.
Academy of Health Careers
As one of the "Schools of Choice" for the Lafayette Parish School System
, Lafayette High gives students who are interested in working in the medical field an opportunity to join the Academy of Health Careers, where they are exposed to the basics of medicine and have the opportunity to participate in internships in local medical facilities.
Programs for the Handicapped
Lafayette High School also has programs for the hearing impaired, visually impaired, and mentally retarded. These programs allow handicapped students to participate and learn in a school environment.
This program is generally for those who... Read More