Lawrence Academy

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Applying to LA

1. Schedule a visit to Lawrence Academy
Please call the Admissions Office at (978) 448-1530 to schedule an appointment between the months of September and February (by January 15th for International and Domestic Day Candidates).A visit will include a student-guided tour of campus and a personal interview with an Admissions Officer. Appointments are available Monday through Friday during the academic day.

International candidates please note: Interviews are not always required for International Candidates. If necessary, upon completion of an application, the Admissions Office will contact prospective applicants. All applications will be considered without an interview. Lawrence Academy encourages on campus visits by all applicants.

2. Register for Testing (SSAT or TOEFL)
You can register online for the SSAT by visiting, or you can download a registration form from their site and register by mail or fax. For more information, you can call SSAT at (609)683-4440. To have test scores automatically sent to Lawrence Academy, use the code number 4552.

All non-native speakers of English are required to take the SSAT or TOEFL. To register for the TOEFL, you can call (609) 921-9000, or visit their website Their email address is The Lawrence Academy code number for the TOEFL is 8021. The SLEP Test is not accepted by Lawrence Academy.

For Grade 11 applicants, the PSAT and SAT are accepted at Lawrence Academy.

3. Distribute the Reference Forms
Give the English, Math, Science (Grade 10 and 11 applicants only), Guidance Counselor, and Transcript Release Forms to the appropriate teachers at your school, along with the stamped envelopes addressed to Lawrence Academy no later than February 1st (January 15th for International and Domestic Day Candidates).

4. Submit your Application
You may apply with our secure online application. If you prefer to apply using a paper application, please download and print. Lawrence Academy will also accept the Common Application, click here.

5. Admissions Decisions
Admission decision letters will be mailed on March 10th, 2014. Your signed reservation agreement and tuition deposit are due by April 10th, 2014.



On campus... 

Application Deadlines
International & Domestic (Day)
January 15
Domestic Boarding
February 1

2014-15 Application Forms

Online Inquiry Form

Online Application

Paper Application

Other Forms You'll Need:

The below are required for 10th and 11th grade applicants only:

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