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Lawrenceville School, The

Stephen S. Murray, Head Master
Map2500 Main St.
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
  • Independent School


Through House and Harkness, Lawrenceville challenges a diverse community of promising young people to lead lives of learning, integrity, and high purpose. Our mission is to inspire the best in each to seek the best for all.

Points of Pride: Students come from 33 states and 45 countries. All of the School’s power on the core campus is generated by 6.1-megawatt, 30-acre solar farm

High School Specifics

Student college selections for 2015 include Princeton University, Carnegie Mellon University, Middlebury College, Amherst College and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 2017, 331 candidates sat for 553 examinations. 79 percent scored a 4 or 5, and 95 percent earned a 3 or better.

Additional Information:

Select State: NJ
County: Mercer
Grades of School: 9-12
Boarding school?: yes
Gender: Coed
Enrollment: 817
Students per teacher: 12:1
Tuition: $54,890 (Day), $66,360 (Boarding)
Financial aid offered?: yes
Technology programs, what grade offered?: Computer labs, 1:1 laptops with MS Office required, BYOD
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 0 APs, 54 honors courses which prepare students to take the AP Exam
Cum. SAT scores (math / reading / writing): 720 verbal, 720 math
Standardized test scores: High proficiency
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: Arabic-9; Chinese-9; French-9; Greek-9; Latin-9; Spanish-9
Extracurricular Activities: Academic/literary clubs
Community service
Instrumental music
Visual arts
Vocal music
Additional Information: Post graduate year offered. 29 percent of the student body receives financial assistance. Total aid for 2017-18 is $12.8 million
Some special needs accommodated>: yes
Summer program?: yes
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