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.
- Top Ranked NC School
- Grades: Prekindergarten-12
- Enrollment: 216 students
- Average class size: 20 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade
Academics and Faculty
Total Classroom Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
Number of AP Courses
AP American Government, AP Language, AP Literature
Classroom Dress Code
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
None / Rolling
Total Sports Offered
Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-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)
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
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