Our District

Lafayette County School District view

Established in 1966, the Lafayette County School District seeks to provide students an exceptional education in a nurturing environment by creating a distinguished, innovative school community highly regarded for excellence, opportunity, and service. We are Anchored to Excellence in our belief that all children can excel in academics, extracurricular activities, and citizenship by striving to meet the high expectations of our faculty and staff. 

Our school district is dedicated to providing a strong educational system laying a foundation for all students to succeed in life. Parents and students can be confident that we will work with you to ensure the fulfillment of all educational needs. 

We will work as a team in the Lafayette County School District to enhance growth. Working together, we will create an environment nurturing excellence in all areas. We welcome community involvement to grow the best possible opportunities for our students. 

Expectations are high. We encourage everyone- students, parents, teachers, administrators, and staff- to achieve excellence in attendance and academic performance. We should expect no less than the best in the Lafayette County School District!

Opportunities abound! In addition to having a strong academic program in each school, we offer involvement in arts, athletics, and extra-curricular programs to ensure the whole child's development. These programs allow students to explore their interests and improve their talents. The Lafayette County School District provides opportunities for students to achieve their goals. Please join us in the exciting endeavor of educating our future leaders. 

Our faculty and staff are committed to providing our students with an excellent education, including the following special programs:

  • Preschool (4yr olds)

  • Athletics/Extracurricular Activities

  • ESL - English as a Second Language Program

  • Gifted Classes for 2nd-6th Grades

  • Advanced Placement & Dual Enrollment High School Courses

  • Drama & Music

  • Career and technical classes

  • After-school programs through the YMCA

Our campuses are located on the southeast side of the city of Oxford, which is the county seat of Lafayette County. Our students are residents of rural Lafayette County, which includes students from Harmontown in the north, Paris in the south, Tula in the east, Burgess in the west, and many communities throughout Lafayette County. While serving elementary, middle, and high school students, our centrally located school campuses provide a unique opportunity for a family-like atmosphere, whether your child be a pre-k student or a senior in high school. 

Please contact us if you are new to town or looking for additional information. We are always excited to welcome new students and employees.