A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Tierced in pairle reversed Tenné, Tenné and Sable, charged in dexter chief a torch, in sinister chief and open scroll in bend surmounted by a quill pen bendwise sinister point to base and in base a lion statant Or. All between a Black scroll above inscribed "LAFAYETTE" in base metal letters and a double folded Black scroll below inscribed "HIGH" on the left and "SCHOOL" on the right in base metal letters.
Orange and black are the school's colors. The torch denotes knowledge, the scroll and quill pen are representative of the academic interest of the school. The lion alludes to the strength of character, agility, courage and valor of the students.
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 11 August 2005.