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The Lawrenceville School

Address: 2500 Main Street, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648, USA
Official representatives. Submission of documents and admission free of charge

Description The Lawrenceville School

  • Founded: in 1810
  • Training programs: 9-12 grades (college preparation + senior classes)
  • Total number Students: 816 people (approximately 14% - foreign students, 67% are studying at a boarding house)
  • Type of study: mixed
  • Residence type: Boarding house.

The Lawrenceville School, like many other successful and prestigious educational institutions, combines two main qualities: adherence to tradition, fidelity to the origins and attention to innovative teaching methods, educational methods and modern infrastructure. The school has its own historical roots - for example, the traditions of the House System and the School spirit: they are embodied in the architecture and landscape of the campus (note the beautiful historical Circle monument), in a friendly and comfortable atmosphere inside the school, in a warm relationship between teachers, the administration and their pupils.

The Lawrenceville School is one of the first schools in the country to work effectively at the AP course (Advanced Placement) - today the number Available items rose to 154! The institution constantly expands the horizons of its students, inviting with the lectures and master classes of recognized specialists of various industries, professors, speakers, businessmen and scientists. The Harkness method is actively used (it was introduced in 1936): it helps children learn in the most comfortable conditions, regulates relations between teachers and students, supervises the mentoring institute and the methodology of the round table. The school does not belong to the category of religious schools - children of any color, creed, nationality and origin can study here. Strict uniform is also not accepted - enough business, official style of clothes.

The key priority of the school is not only the academic development of students and the expansion their outlook, but also personal education: the formation of a sense of responsibility and leadership qualities, active participation in public life, diligence and mutual respect. Students develop a steady motivation for self-learning and self-improvement, a desire for new knowledge and achievements.

A big bonus for students is the ability to take Up to 3 additional Honors Courses per year in addition to the general curriculum. Also pupils can apply for a place in student exchange, work on personal and team research or scientific projects, study abroad in partner schools.

Academic results of students clearly demonstrate the high class of the school and the skill, professionalism of its teachers. According to statistics, the average SSAT score for graduates of The Lawrenceville School is 2095, which makes it possible to enter the best universities in the US and the world:

  • Princeton;
  • Columbia University;
  • Trinity College;
  • Stanford University;
  • Georgetown University;
  • Cornell;
  • Purpose;
  • University of New York and others.

Among the graduates of The Lawrenceville School - scientists, politicians, athletes, artists, the Nobel Prize winner in economics - George Akerlof.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in The Lawrenceville School

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
15-18
from 69 420 $ / year

Quick overview: Senior students are trying to prepare for admission to the chosen university. The academic program of this stage is focused both on the completion of secondary education and on pre-university training.

International students are offered a wide choice of subjects at the level of AP (Advanced Placement) - 154 options. This is an excellent opportunity to focus on studying the most top-priority disciplines: as a rule, at this age, students already know which faculty and specialty they want to enter and what profession they should get. A great bonus for students is the ability to take up to 3 additional Honors Courses a year in addition to the general curriculum. On average, in each class there are up to 13 students, the ratio of the teacher to the students is 1: 8.

List of services to pay additionally to tuition fee:

  • Registration fee;
  • Educational deposit;
  • Additional academic and language classes (optional);
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions (optional);
  • Guardianship (registration with the agency + guardian services);
  • Air tickets;
  • 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).

Subjects, specialties, faculties

Subjects list : English, history, maths, modern languages, Natural Sciences, Performing arts, Visual arts

Events The Lawrenceville School

Every day at The Lawrenceville School is literally painted by the minute: academic lessons and workshops in the laboratories, lectures and master classes, sports and creative events, evening hours on campus, community service , self-preparation, meetings with invited lecturers.

Weekends are also created by unusual, unlike each other, memorable. For students arrange trips to New York and Philadelphia (walks around the city, shopping, sightseeing tours, monuments of culture and architecture). The Student Council organizes cheerful or cognitive events, themed parties and barbecues and concerts on campus.

Students often pay attention to art - this contributes to the development of aesthetic taste, the expansion of the worldview. Among sports activities - more than 20 options to choose from:

  • Water Polo;
  • Fencing;
  • Athletics;
  • Golf and many more.

Sport is represented both by electives and by the general program of physical development and preparation, which is necessarily included in the curriculum of each student. Administration and instructors are sure that team sports help children learn to work together and at the same time show leadership qualities, be able to lose, teach them honesty and perseverance. School teams always take part in inter-school competitions, participate in the leagues MAPL and NJISAA.

Equipment The Lawrenceville School

The school is proud of the opportunities it provides to students - the total campus area reaches 100 acres. The campus has a very good infrastructure:

  • A music school;
  • A theater studio;
  • Classes for choreography;
  • A large center for visual  arts;
  • Several curious art objects in the territory.

It is also worth noting the established sports infrastructure, including a separate large Winter Sports Center with advanced equipment and inventory.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Some services are paid additionally to tuition fee:

  • Registration fee;
  • Examination Boards;
  • Educational deposit;
  • Additional academic and language classes;
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions;
  • Guardianship (registration with the agency + guardian's services);
  • Air tickets;
  • Transfer on both sides;
  • Mandatory health insurance;
  • Personal pocket expenses;
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents;
  • Consular fee (payable at the Embassy).

Extra fees:

  • Study materials 1000 USD
  • Medical insurance 2260 USD
  • Pocket money 750 USD

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
university
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution


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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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