Lawrence Academy

  • Lawrence Academy offers students a unique learning community – one committed to providing an outstanding learning environment and shaping a bright future for every student.
  • Students are challenged in an academic atmosphere that stimulates their creativity and capabilities.
  • We are a school where teachers respect and value student ideas, welcome the challenge of a difficult question, and incorporate both traditional and innovative approaches to teaching and learning.
  • Lawrence Academy is a place where children smile and laugh.
  • It is a family place where brothers, sisters, and friends ride the bus together and greet each other in the halls during the school day.
  • Parents are active on campus and play an integral part in supporting the school’s mission.
  • We value each student’s individuality at Lawrence Academy and invest in his or her academic and social development.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1968

Student Body

Total Students215 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 16%
Students by GradeLawrence Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses3 courses
Advanced CoursesAP American Government, AP Language, AP Literature
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorTreasa White

Sports

Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Football, Golf, Riflery, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringFootball,
GolfRiflery,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Chess Club (Grades 6-12), FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) (Grades 6-12), Honor Council (Grades 9-12), Junior Beta Club (Grades 6-9), Math Counts (Grades 6-8), Monogram Club (Grades 9-12), MS Book Club (Grades 6-8), Newspaper (Grades 9-12), Odyssey of the Mind (Grades 3-12), SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) (Grades 6-12), Senior Beta Club (Grades 10-12), SGA (Student Government Association) (Grades 6-12), Spanish Club (Gradess 6-12), Spirit Club (Grades 6-12), TATU (Teenagers Against Tobacco Use) (Grades 6-12)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Greensboro
    Grades: 9-12 | 152 students
    173.6 miles
    4334 Hobbs Road
    Greensboro, NC 27410
    (336)217-7100
    173.6 9-12
    152
  • Asheville
    Grades: 9-12 | 295 students
    330.3 miles
    360 Asheville School Road
    Asheville, NC 28806
    (828)254-6345
    330.3 9-12
    295
  • Cary
    Grades: 6-12 | 753 students
    114.4 miles
    1500 N Harrison Avenue
    Cary, NC 27513
    (919)677-3873
    114.4 6-12
    753
  • Durham
    Grades: PK-12 | 1229 students
    123.8 miles
    3501 Ridge Road
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919)493-5787
    123.8 PK-12
    1229
  • Raleigh
    Grades: PK-12 | 1189 students
    105.5 miles
    7409 Falls Of Neuse Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27615
    (919)847-0900
    105.5 PK-12
    1189

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The average private school tuition in North Carolina is $7,813 for elementary schools and $9,787 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in North Carolina is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).