Lawrence Woodmere Academy

Tel: (516)374-9000
Grades: PK-12 | 255 students
Lawrence Woodmere Academy is a co-educational Preschool – 12th grade school of 246 students with approximately 50 faculty members comprised of three divisions: Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools.
The Lower School includes a Preschool program for 3 and 4 year olds, as well as kindergarten through grade four.
The Middle School program includes grades five through eight.
The Upper School program includes grades nine through twelve, and includes a course of study for students to earn a Global Scholars Certificate, the first such program on Long Island.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1912

Student Body

Total Students 255 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Lawrence Woodmere Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 10 courses
Advanced Courses AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Comparative Government, AP English Language and Composition, AP Literature and Composition, AP Physics 1 & 2, AP Physics C, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics,
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki pants and collared shirt with school logo)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Call admissions of a tuition breakdown
Admissions Director Frank DeCicco
Admissions Associate Trish Hughes


Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter Track

School Notes:

  • At Lawrence Woodmere Academy, we do more than just state our commitment to the individual academic success of our students. We demonstrate it every day by structuring learning, supporting understanding, nurturing development and encouraging creativity.
  • Evidence of our commitment to academic excellence can be seen in the critical thinking and problem solving skills that are featured in every classroom experience — includingLower School, Middle School and Upper School.  We have the resources to match opportunity with student talent and interest, so that all our students can find their true voice, expressed in a safe and secure environment. 
  • The dedication of our outstanding faculty to ongoing professional development enables our academic program to be innovative, challenging and responsive to different learning styles.  Our students are actively engaged in the pursuit of academic excellence, which culminates in a carefully designed college guidance program.

Profile last updated: 07/16/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Drs Yeshiva High School For Boys (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hebrew Academy For Special Children (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Hebrew Academy For Special Children (0 miles away)
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  • Woodmere
    Hebrew Academy For Special Children
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK-K | 891 students
    0 miles
    321 Woodmere Blvd
    Woodmere, NY 11598
  • Woodmere
    Shulamith School
    All-girls (Jewish)
    Grades: PK-8 | 409 students
    0.3 miles
    140 Irving Pl
    Woodmere, NY 11598
  • Woodmere
    Grades: 9-12 | 317 students
    0.5 miles
    700 Ibsen St
    Woodmere, NY 11598
  • Lawrence
    Mesivta Ateres Yaakov
    All-boys (Jewish)
    Grades: 9-12 | 169 students
    0.7 miles
    131 Washington Ave
    Lawrence, NY 11559
  • Hewlett
    Yeshiva Of South Shore
    All-boys (Jewish)
    Grades: PK-8 | 531 students
    0.7 miles
    1170 William St
    Hewlett, NY 11557

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