Overview

The mission of the Lawrenceville School is to inspire and educate promising young people from diverse backgrounds for responsible leadership, personal fulfillment and enthusiastic participation in the world. Through our unique House system, collaborative Harkness approach to teaching and learning, close mentoring relationships, and extensive co-curricular opportunities we help students to develop high standards of character and scholarship, a passion for learning, an appreciation for diversity, a global perspective, and strong commitments to personal, community, and environmental responsibility.
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Official information of The Lawrenceville School in 2024 | FindingSchool

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A+ Matriculation
A+ Academics
A+ Extracurricular activities
A+ Community
A+ Reviews
B+ Int. student mgmt

Boarding Grades: 9-12, PG
Co-ed
Suburban
ESL: No
Tuition: $76,080
# of Students: 819
Teacher:Student: 1:8
International Student: 16%
AP Courses: 0
Endowment: $561,416/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 78%
SAT: 1490/1600
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US Boarding School

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Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 44
#2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 6
#3 Harvard College 23
#3 Stanford University 9
#3 Yale University 22
LAC #1 Williams College 7
#6 University of Chicago 26
#7 University of Pennsylvania 42
#10 Duke University 21
#10 Northwestern University 12
LAC #2 Amherst College 6
#12 Dartmouth College 16
#13 Brown University 28
#13 Vanderbilt University 7
#15 Washington University in St. Louis 9
#17 Cornell University 30
#18 Columbia University 26
#18 University of Notre Dame 5
#20 University of California: Berkeley 9
LAC #4 Swarthmore College 5
#22 Carnegie Mellon University 15
#22 Georgetown University 47
#25 New York University 51
#25 University of Michigan 13
#25 University of Southern California 17
#25 University of Virginia 19
#29 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 6
#29 Wake Forest University 16
#32 Tufts University 22
#36 Boston College 20
#38 University of Wisconsin-Madison 10
#41 Boston University 8
#44 Northeastern University 19
#44 Tulane University 10
LAC #9 Claremont McKenna College 8
#51 Lehigh University 29
#51 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 5
#51 Villanova University 7
#55 University of Miami 9
LAC #11 Middlebury College 8
LAC #11 Washington and Lee University 7
#62 George Washington University 5
#62 Syracuse University 12
#72 Fordham University 8
#72 Indiana University Bloomington 6
#72 Southern Methodist University 11
LAC #15 Davidson College 10
LAC #15 Hamilton College 6
LAC #18 Colgate University 18
LAC #18 University of Richmond 11
LAC #18 Wesleyan University 9
LAC #24 Colby College 15
#121 University of Vermont 5
LAC #25 Bates College 8
LAC #37 Bucknell University 13
LAC #39 Lafayette College 7
LAC #39 Trinity College 11
LAC #51 Dickinson College 6
Babson College 10
College of William and Mary 7
Franklin & Marshall College 8
Ohio State University: Columbus Campus 5
Penn State University Park 6
Rutgers University 5
United States Military Academy 5
University of Edinburgh 7
University of St. Andrews 6
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Sports

(Total 17)
Baseball
Crew
Cross Country
Diving
Fencing
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Baseball
Crew
Cross Country
Diving
Fencing
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Volleyball
Water Polo
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Arts

(Total 18)
Drawing
Video Journalism
Painting
Architecture
Ceramics
Photography
Filmmaking
Music
Theater
Acting
Drawing
Video Journalism
Painting
Architecture
Ceramics
Photography
Filmmaking
Music
Theater
Acting
Directing
Stagecraft
Improvisation
Music Theory
Sound
Art
Design
Digital Fabrication
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 158)
Action for Autism
Aid for the Andes (Fe y Alegria)
Aid for Veterans
American Sign Language (ASL) Club
ASPCA Club
Amnesty International
Community Reach Out
Davision
Drinking Water for India
Educate the Island (The Dominican Republic)
Action for Autism
Aid for the Andes (Fe y Alegria)
Aid for Veterans
American Sign Language (ASL) Club
ASPCA Club
Amnesty International
Community Reach Out
Davision
Drinking Water for India
Educate the Island (The Dominican Republic)
Girls Learn International
Helping Hands of Huangfan
Helping Harlem
Hope Unlimited
Humanitarian Aid Society
Kicks for Kids
KIVA
Lacrosse The Nations
Lawrenceville Against Sex Trafficking (LAST)
Lawrentians Aiding Youth
The Lemon Club: Big Red goes Yellow
LINK (Liberty in North Korea)
Lives Saving Lives
Love Your Brain
Lville 4 UNICEF
Moment of Kindness Club
Open Hands for the Philippines
Project Prom
Public Health Club
Ride for a Future
Smiland for Thailand
SOS (Philippines Orphanage support)
Special Olympics Lawrenceville
SpineHope
St. Bernard Project
Students for a Free Tibet
Tibetan Children’s Village Project
Winners Club Against Domestic Violence
ABC- Alliance of Black Cultures
Ancestry Club
Asian Students Organization (ASO)
Caribbean Student Organization
Chinese Corner Club
Club Hong Kong
Cross Culture Club
French Club
Gender Sexuality Alliance
Japan Club
Latinos Unidos
Masala Club
Quarter Century Society
Slavic Circle
Southerners of Lawrenceville
Students Talking About Racism (STAR)
VanArsdale Brown Society
WILL (Women in Leadership at Lawrenceville)
Allegro Council
Art Club
Big Red Photo Club
Bluegrass Music Club
Caliente! (Latin Dancing)
Choreology (Hip Hop)
Creative Writing Club
Digital Art Club
Electronic Music Composition Club (EMC2)
En Corps (Dance)
Film Club
The Illuminati (Satire)
Impulse
The Larries (coed a capella)
Lawrenceville Flash Mob
Lawrenceville Film Society
LvilleDM (Dance Marathon)
Lawrenceville Dance Team
L KR3W (Dance)
The Mandolin Club
Periwig Club (Theatre)
Rouge (Female a capella)
Rubik’s Cube Club
Science Fiction/Fantasy Creative Writing Club
Spoken Word Poetry Club
Take Note
Tour de Force (Dance)
Ukelele Club
VoiceMale (male acapella)
Anime Club
Badminton Club
Big Red Running Club
Bollywood Movies Club
Frisbee Club
The Happiness Club
The Horror Movie Club
Lawrenceville Curling Club
LBI (Lawrenceville Bureau of Investigation)
Lawrenceville FC (Soccer Club)
Lawrenceville Lifting Club
Lawrenceville Outing Club
Lawrenceville Ski Club
Lego Club
Origami Club
Triathlon Club
The Video Game Club
Young Food Critics Club of America
Big Red Investment Club
Business Start-ups Club
Entrepreneurship Club
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Lawrenceville Commerce Studies Club
Lawrenceville Mock Trial Team
Product Development
Model UN Team
Model UN Club
Speech and Debate Club
Young Democrats
Young Republicans
Intellectual/Academic/Design
Astronomy Club
Big Red Engineering Club
Classics Club
Dialectic Club
Geography Club
Mad Science Club
Math Club
Philosophy Club
Programming Club
Science and Robotics Club
Software Engineering Club
Women in STEM
The Ornithological Society of Lawrenceville
Humane Farming Association Club (HFA)
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Initiative
Current Events/Out of the Bubble Club
Cosmos Club (Cosmetology Club)
Dialectic Club
El Articulo
The First Amendment
L10 News
The Lawrence
The Lawrenceville Historical Review
Lawrencium: Science Research Journal
The Lit
The Line (poetry website)
The Ollapod- School Yearbook
The Point
Prize Papers
WLSR-Lawrenceville Radio Club
Catholic Students Organization
Episcopal Student Organization
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
Hallelujah!
Hindu Students Organization
Interfaith Initiative
Jewish Students Organization
Lighthouse Christian Fellowship
Muslim Students Organization
Religious Life Council
Sikh Student Organization
Sangha at Lawrenceville Buddhism Club
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1810
Campus Size: 700 acres
Boarding Rate: 70%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 01/16
Interview: Skype, On Campus
Pre Interview: Updating
Other Accepted Scores: ISEE,SAT,PSAT
School Code:
TOEFL: 9153
SSAT: 4564
ISEE: 310680

TOEFL

SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 51)
5.0/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 3)
5.0 / 5 Overall
5.0 / 5 Academics
5.0 / 5 Campus
5.0 / 5 Student Life
5.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
5.0 / 5 Transportation

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Frequently Ask Questions about The Lawrenceville School

01.
Tell me a bit about The Lawrenceville School.
The Lawrenceville School is Co-ed private boarding school located in Philadelphia, New Jersey, US. It was founded 1810, and currently has about 819 students, 16.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.lawrenceville.org.
02.
Does The Lawrenceville School have rigorous academic requirements?
In recent years, 80 of their students score 4 and 5 in AP exams.

The Lawrenceville School also have 78% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
03.
Where do The Lawrenceville School students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 10.13% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 27.23% go to top 25, and about 19.66% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
04.
What is the application requirement for The Lawrenceville School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, The Lawrenceville School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, standard test (like TOEFL and SSAT), and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
05.
What is the latest tuition for The Lawrenceville School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for The Lawrenceville School in 2024 is $79,835 ~ $80,130, which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at admissions@lawrenceville.org .
06.
Where is The Lawrenceville School located?
The Lawrenceville School is located in the State of New Jersey of USA. The closest major city is Philadelphia, which is about 32 miles away from school. Most families can choose Philadelphia International Airport to travel in and out of school.
07.
How popular is The Lawrenceville School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, The Lawrenceville School is among the most popular schools, within top 12 for all US schools.

Also The Lawrenceville School has been favorited by 1048 users.
08.
How to start with an application with The Lawrenceville School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about The Lawrenceville School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit The Lawrenceville School’s official site: http://www.lawrenceville.org or call them at 609-895-2030.
09.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to The Lawrenceville School?
Yes, here are few: St. Paul's School, Groton School and Phillips Academy Andover.

The closest major city is Philadelphia. You can find out more schools near Philadelphia here.
10.
What is the FindingSchool rating for The Lawrenceville School?
The overall rating for The Lawrenceville School is A+.

The section ratings of The Lawrenceville School are:
A+ for Matriculation
A+ for Academics
A+ for Extracurriculum
A+ for Community
A+ for Students and Parents reviews
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