Lawrence Academy

Groton, Massachusetts, USA view map
Co-Ed, No Religious Affiliation

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An academically demanding curriculum combines traditional teaching with student-centered learning through seminars, projects, and independent study opportunities. Signature programs, which encourage hands-on learning, include the Ninth Grade Program, Combined Studies Course, Winterim, and the Independent Immersion Program. Extensive offerings in dance, drama, music, and visual arts; a competitive sports program; a warm community environment; international diversity; daily advisor meetings; wireless dorm e-mail and Internet; a radio station; and a recording studio enhance the program.

Powderhouse Road, Box 992, Groton, Massachusetts, USA 01450
978-448-6535

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Director of Admission: Rob Olsen
Admissions Phone:978-448-1530Fax:978-448-1519
Email: admiss@lacademy.edu Website: www.lacademy.edu


  • Application Deadline: January 15
  • Application Fee: $50
  • International Application Fee: $125
  • Accept TABS Admission Application: Yes

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  • Founded: 1793
  • Campus Size: 100 acres
  • Grades Offered: 9th-12th
  • Accredited by: NEASC
Student Body
Boarding
Grades 9th-12th
Day
Grades 9th-12th
Total
Girls     86 105 191
Boys     105 104 209
Total     191 209 400

Tuition and Financial Aid
  • 7-Day Boarding: $54,750
  • 5-Day Boarding: N/A
  • Day Tuition Fee: $42,130
  • Payment Plans: Offered
  • Need-Based Aid: Offered
  • Students Receiving Aid: 30.00%
  • Average Awarded: $0
School Finances
  • Merit Scholarships: Not Offered
  • Students Receiving Merit Scholarships: 0.00%
  • Average Merit Scholarship: $0
  • Current Endowment: $20,324,000
  • Per Student Endowment: $0
 
 

Department Director: Christopher Ellsasser

Average Class Size: 12

Full Time Teachers: 78

Student/Teacher Ratio: 6:1

Number of AP Courses Offered: 8

Advanced/Enrichment Programs
  • AP Courses
Support Programs
  • College Counseling
  • ESL: Intermediate
  • ESL: Advanced
  • Evening Study Assistance
  • Subject Tutoring
  • Technology Center
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Humanities/Social Sciences:
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Special Programs:
Distinctive or New Programs:
  • N/A
AP Courses Available:
  • Calculus AB
  • Computer Science A
  • English Language
  • Environmental Science
  • US Government & Politics
  • Music Theory
 
 

Department Director: Libby Margraf

Dorm Life

Number of Dorms: 10

No. of Girls Dorms: 6

No. of Boys Dorms: 4

Dorm Amenities:
 
Laundry Facilities 
Lounge 
Wireless Internet 
 
Microwave 

Dress Code: Casual

Student Life

Facilities

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Clubs and Organizations

  • Amnesty International
  • Astronomy Club
  • Chess Club
  • Community Service
  • Debate Club
  • Diversity Club
  • Dorm Proctors
  • Environmental Club
  • Foreign Language Clubs
  • Honor Council
  • International Clubs
  • Literary Magazine
  • Newspaper
  • Outing Club
  • Peer Counseling
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Science Bowl
  • Sexualities Club
  • Skateboarding Clubs
  • Student Activities
  • Student Government
  • Student Publications
  • Student Radio Station
  • SADD
  • Yearbook
  • Yoga
  • Young Republicans
 
 

Summary: Contacts: Visual Arts - Zach Dawson / Theatre - Joel Sugerman / Music - Steve Peisch / Dance - Brian Feigenbaum

Arts Department Director: See summary above

Athletics Department Director: Kevin Potter

Arts
  • A Cappella Group
  • Choral Music
  • Dance
  • Drama Club
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Rock Band
  • String Ensemble
  • Tech Crew
  • Theater
Interscholastic Sports
  • Alpine Skiing
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross-Country Running
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
Recreational Sports
  • Aerobics
  • Alpine Ski Racing
  • Alpine Skiing
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Camping
  • Canoeing
  • Dance
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Outdoor Education
  • Rock Climbing
  • Snowboarding
  • Track and Field
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Weight Lifting
 
 

Department Director: Sean Sheehan

College Information

Percentage of Graduates Who Attend College: 100.00%

Colleges attended in the past 5 years by our graduates:

Hobart William Smith 2 graduates
Colby College 5 graduates
Boston College 13 graduates
Villanova University 3 graduates
Wheaton College 5 graduates
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 3 graduates

Middle Percentile of SAT Scores

25th percentile 75th percentile
Critical Reading NA NA
Mathematics NA NA
Writing NA NA



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Quotes from Alumni
 
 

Summary: Lawrence Academy offers many different types of fun day camps.

Department Director: Michelle Waldie