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The Lawrenceville School

The Lawrenceville School is a coeducational private boarding traditional school for students in grades 9 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Rural


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Founded in 1810 by Isaac Van Arsdale Brown as the Maidenhead Academy, The Lawrenceville School is located on 700 acres in the historic village of Lawrenceville, New Jersey, five miles south of Princeton, 55 miles from New York City and 40 miles north of Philadelphia.

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Mission Statement

The mission of The Lawrenceville School is to inspire and educate promising young people from diverse backgrounds for responsible leadership, personal fulfillment and enthusiastic participation in the world. Through our unique House system, collaborative Harkness approach to teaching and learning, close mentoring relationships, and extensive co-curricular opportunities, we help students to develop high standards of character and scholarship, a passion for learning, an appreciation for diversity, a global perspective, and strong commitments to personal, community, and environmental responsibility.


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Grades Cost Term
High School $53,320 Annual

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Entrance Requirements

  • SSAT and the average admitted student scores in the 84th percentile.



Academic Calendar: Year

Test Scores

1960 25th percentile score for the SAT Composite

2260 75th percentile score for the SAT Composite

2095 Average score for the SAT Composite

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 809
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 159
10 207
11 213
12 230

The Lawrenceville School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing The Lawrenceville School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 8 : 1
Average Class Size 12
Gender 55% Male / 45% Female
Dress Code Casual
Percent Boarding 67%
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 66%
Multi-racial 7%
Hispanic/Latino 3%
Black or African American 10%
Asian 13%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Associations & Memberships

The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)

State or regional independent school association

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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