Lawrence Woodmere Academy

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (516)374-9000
  • 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 AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1912

Student Body

Total Students255 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeLawrence Woodmere Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
92%
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses10 courses
Advanced CoursesAP 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 CodeCasual
(Khaki pants and collared shirt with school logo)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesCall admissions for a tuition breakdown
Admissions DirectorFrank DeCicco
Admissions AssociateTrish Hughes

Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Volleyball

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.
Show me:
People Also ViewedPeople Also Viewed Nearby SchoolsNearby Schools
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Garden City
    Grades: PK-12 | 415 students
    6.6 miles
    225 Cambridge Avenue
    Garden City, NY 11530
    (516)742-3434
    6.6PK-12
    415
  • Valley Stream
    Grades: K-12 | 155 students
    2.2 miles
    12 E. Fairview Ave
    Valley Stream, NY 11580
    (516)561-6122
    2.2K-12
    155
  • Lynbrook
    Our Lady Of Peace School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 314 students
    2.7 miles
    21 Fowler Ave
    Lynbrook, NY 11563
    (516)593-4884
    2.7PK-8
    314
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: PK-12 | 1090 students
    15.1 miles
    170 Joralemon St
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    (718)250-0221
    15.1PK-12
    1090
  • Fresh Meadows
    Grades: 9-12 | 2473 students
    8.2 miles
    6100 Francis Lewis Blvd
    Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
    (718)423-8810
    8.29-12
    2473

School Reviews

5  1/19/2016
LWA is a fantastic school with a top notch curriculum and refreshing sense of community. My children are extremely happy with the school.
- Posted by

Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
September 05, 2017
If you live outside the United States, choosing an American private school can be a confusing process. Here is an overview of the process.
September 05, 2017
Never lose sight of why you are planning to send your child to private school. This list of ten considerations will help you focus on the things which matter.
September 04, 2017
Use this hub to keep track of the steps in the private schools' admission process.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Nassau County, NY is $15,574 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Nassau County, NY is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).