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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • 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)

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Lawrence Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for:

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School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1968

Student Body

Total Students
216 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade
Lawrence Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
20 students
Number of AP Courses
3 courses
Advanced Courses
AP American Government, AP Language, AP Literature
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Treasa White

Sports

Total Sports Offered
10 sports

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)
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • 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)

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The average private school tuition in North Carolina is $9,030 for elementary schools and $10,066 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in North Carolina is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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