Local services in Lafayette

The public schools in the parish are run by the Lafayette Parish School System. The system has 33 schools, 21 elementary schools, 12 middle schools, and seven high schools. The LPSS offers nine career academies at the high school level, school curricula designed to prepare students in certain career fields. Lafayette has one university, one community college, and two vocational colleges. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is part of the University of Louisiana System. It is the second-largest university in the state, with an enrollment of approximately 17,508. Schools and colleges related to the institution have been located in Lafayette since 1898. The LPSS also offer schools of choice, a program to improve racial diversity at schools. Lafayette has some manufacturing and fabrication businesses, including Frank's Casing Crew and CIS Hammers. Lafayette has around 10 major healthcare facilities and institutions all around the city.

Shopping in Lafayette


Lafayette is filled with unique shops and specialty services. With such a variety of beautiful original art to shops of clothing, furniture and gifts, it is easy to make a day of shopping.
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Car Rentals in Lafayette

Car Rentals

If you prefer to do the food tour of Lafayette or take on a swamp adventure on your own, you will find great car rental deals in town. With big inventory and tempting discounts car rental agencies...
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Dental Care in Lafayette

Dental Care

Dental care centers in Lafayette will welcome you in a warm environment where you will be surrounded by professionals who will make sure you feel as comfortable as possible. As most of the centers...
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