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Lawrence Academy

Address: 26 Powderhouse Rd, Groton, MA 01450, USA

Description Lawrence Academy

  • Year of foundation: 1793
  • Location: Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Age: 15-18 years (grades 9-12)
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of training: joint
  • Number of students: 400 people
  • Number of people in the class (average): 14
  • Ratio of pupils and teachers: 7: 1
  • Accommodation: boarding house.
  • Lawrence Academy is a private boarding school with more than 200 years of successful work history. The school accepts boys and girls from 15 to 18 years in 9-12 grades of secondary education. Here, 400 teenagers are trained, more than half of whom permanently reside in the school; 13% of the students are foreigners. The school has accreditation of profile organizations and numerous awards for the quality of education and work with children.

    The teaching methodology is unique and is based on an effective combination of academic preparation with extended seminars, master classes and development projects. Children learn to think critically, express their opinion, set goals and achieve their fulfillment. In addition to the standard, there are special author's courses, such as deep immersion in subjects or 2-week fieldwork. Teachers of the school have academic degrees and high qualifications.

    The Academy is provided with everything necessary: ​​here children can feel at home, play sports and favorite hobbies, constantly develop and improve. Graduates have a high level of knowledge and traditionally enter the best higher education institutions of the USA and other countries of the world.

    Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Lawrence Academy

    Program name
    Date
    Age
    Cost
    Annual
    15-18
    from 65 925 $ / year

    SENIOR SCHOOL, 9-12 grades (US High School Diploma).

    Lawrence Academy has a quality training program based on the comprehensive development of students and fulfilling all the requirements of US educational standards. From the 9th grade, children choose the preferred disciplines and define areas of knowledge that are most interesting for them. In the 11th and 12th grades, 8 Advanced Placement disciplines are available, the successful completion of which provides benefits when entering universities. For foreigners, the ESL (English as a foreign language) course operates. All children take part in the NGP academic program, which is aimed at developing critical thinking, skills in analyzing and reproducing information, and clearly and clearly articulating their thoughts in English.

    There is a mentoring system in the school - for every 5-7 students there is a mentor from among the teachers who helps children in solving all issues, both educational and life. In addition to standard training, extended courses are provided, including strong research parties and aimed at studying the phenomena of the environment and society, involvement in life processes and adaptation. Field surveys are conducted as part of the annual 2-week exit session (Winterim).

    Departments of the school:

  • English (English)
  • Mathematics
  • Foreign Languages
  • Art (Art)
  • History
  • Science
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Community Service
  • Research session (Winterim).
  • The cost of training is:

  • Year of study for foreign students (with accommodation and meals) = from $ 61,000.
  • Accommodation and food

    Adolescents living in school are accommodated in comfortable residences on campus. In one room, as a rule, 1-2 people live, each bedroom has everything you need - beds, tables, chairs, wardrobes for clothes and things. The rooms have shared or private bathrooms, common living rooms and kitchen areas. The facilities of the students are provided with laundry and other communal facilities, all dormitories are equipped with security systems, internet and television.

    Children eat a special plan, which includes a balanced and full menu. The dishes are prepared exclusively from fresh and environmentally friendly products, various types of special food and diets are available.

    Entertainment and sport


    Events list: baseball, basketball, football, hockey, lacrosse, skiing, softball, Squash, tennis, volleyball,  Mountain bike

    Events Lawrence Academy

    In their free time, children play sports and creativity, they are in different clubs and organizations. There are 18 kinds of sports:

  • American football
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Mountain biking
  • Squash
  • Snowboard
  • Run
  • Extreme sports
  • Wrestling
  • Field hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Softball
  • Tennis.
  • Different types of creativity are available:

  • Architecture, sculpture
  • Painting and drawing
  • Theatrical art
  • Actor play
  • Cinema
  • Musical groups
  • Playing musical instruments
  • Producing
  • Sound recording
  • Vocals
  • Dancing
  • The photo.
  • In addition, the campus has more than 200 clubs and organizations of interest, if you want, you can create new ones. Events and celebrations are regularly held. Children also enjoy all the benefits of Groton - visit shops and shopping centers, cinemas and theaters, take walks. Excursions around the nearest cities are organized.

    Advantages

  • Prestigious private school
  • More than 200 years of successful business
  • Accredited by specialized organizations
  • Unique multidisciplinary training programs
  • Highly qualified teachers and staff
  • Small number of people in the class
  • Modern and beautiful campus
  • Comfortable residences.
  • Equipment Lawrence Academy

    The campus covers an area of ​​100 acres, where an efficient infrastructure for training and living has been created. The school regularly invests in repairs and re-equipment. The campus includes 39 buildings and structures:

  • Educational buildings
  • Administrative buildings
  • Library
  • Computer Center
  • Labs
  • Art Center
  • Theater
  • Sound recording studio
  • Church
  • Gym
  • Sports Complex
  • Sports grounds
  • Tennis courts
  • Park and walking paths, etc.
  • Term dates and fees

    The academic year is divided into semesters:

  • Autumn semester: from September 11 to December 14 (winter holidays from December 15 to January 2)
  • Winter semester: from January 3 to March 1 (Winterim (field studies) - from 5 to 18 March, vacation from 19 to 31 March)
  • Spring semester: from April 1 to June 87.
  • The cost of training is:

  • Year of study for foreign students (with accommodation and meals) = from $ 61,000.
  • Please note that there are some additional fees and fees not included in the basic cost of the program:

  • Registration fee
  • Deposit confirming the place on the course
  • Examination Boards
  • Deposit for tuition
  • Additional academic and language classes (optional)
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions (optional)
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer in both directions
  • Compulsory medical insurance
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Consular fee (paid at the Embassy).
  • Extra fees:

    • Study materials 400 USD

    Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

  • Application form
  • A list with grades from the previous school
  • Recommendations from the previous place of study (from teachers of mathematics, English and natural sciences)
  • SSAT and TOEFL test results
  • Portfolio
  • High level of English
  • The school has the right to assign additional testing to determine the level of knowledge.
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    Recommendations on when to apply

    Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
    - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
    - there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
    - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
    - some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
    - some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
    - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
    - for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

    - recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
    - the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
    - for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
    - for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
    - MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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