Lawton Academy Of Arts & Sciences

  • The philosophy that drives a school and its staff is a very important issue.
  • Key decisions, curriculum, and interaction among students and staff are affected by the overlying philosophy.
  • The Lawton Academy of Arts & Sciences is guided by the personal educational philosophy of its founder, Kay F. Johnson, who has developed and refined this belief during her forty years of teaching experience.
  • We believe in continuous-progress learning. That is, a child should be taught and allowed to learn at his own speed.  We also promote process learning.

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedSpanish, Korean
Year Founded1999
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students181 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
44%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Lawton Academy Of Arts & Sciences Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size14 students
Number of AP Courses8 courses
Average ACT score27
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(No uniform required)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,500
Tuition Notestuition varies from grade to grade: $4650 from prek-8th to $5500 in secondary. One time, per family $500 enrollment fee. All supplies and snack lunch included in tuition
Admissions DirectorMichelle Smith
Admissions AssociateMichelle Smith

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsArchery, Cross Country, Intramural Sports Only, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, WrestlingArcheryCross Country,
Intramural Sports OnlySoccer,
TennisVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
4H Club, BEST Robotics, Creative Writing Club, Exploravision, Future City Competition, Guitar Lessons, Honor Society, Mathcounts, OSSAA Speech and Debate, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
All-Region Choir, All-State Choir, Band, Circle the State Choir, National Forensics League, Strings Ensemble

School Notes

  • Lawton Academy provides a differentiated curriculum aimed at meeting the needs of gifted students. Classes are designed to engage students in meaningful research, to develop problem-solving strategies, and to promote critical and creative thinking through a rigorous curriculum that not only satisfies their intellectual curiosity, but also creates the opportunity for maximizing potential. Students at Lawton Academy are required to explore the arts and academics fully, with participation in advanced-level classes and fine arts (music, art, technology, public speaking/theater) being required of all students. Being identified as a "gifted learner" is not necessary for admission. Many of our students are self-motivated learners who enjoy the opportunity to work alongside others committed to the learning process.
  • Lawton Academy is accredited by North Central Association, Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI)/AdvancEd which is recognized for accreditation by the Oklahoma State Department of Education.We also offer scholarship opportunities through the Opportunity Scholarship Fund, a tax-credit scholarship fund that provides scholarships to Oklahoma K-12 students.

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