LA provides the challenges and support that encourages our students to take constructive risks and build self-confidence while contributing to the community in ways you may never have imagined.
Boarding and day. Artists and athletes. Local, national, and international hometowns. In these ways, and so many more, the Lawrence Academy community is a diverse one. Not only do our students come from a wide swath of geographic, ethnic, and community groups, but they also represent a diverse cross-section of talents, learning styles, and special interests.
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We welcome and encourage you to reach out with any questions you might have about School Life at Lawrence Academy. Please feel free to contact us by calling (978)-448-1518 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Three meals each weekday, and brunch and dinner on Saturdays and Sundays, are prepared by dining hall staff for students, faculty, staff, and visitors, with a focus on fresh, healthy, and local offerings.
In all parts of school life, the voices of each and every person on campus are encouraged; as a whole, the community aims to acknowledge each individual’s unique qualities and perspectives, regardless of race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, ability, religious affiliation, or political views.
Lawrence Academy day students leave campus at night and over the weekends, but they are
encouraged to participate fully in the residential LA experience (until it’s time to go to bed, that is!). All weekend activities — shopping shuttles, group trips to local attractions, and on-campus events — for boarders are open to day students as well; during the school week, day students are welcome to stay on campus until curfew, for study hours and extracurricular events.
While they are on campus, LA day students have access to lockers in the student lounge, as well as various spots to study or relax and hang out with friends and classmates. They are welcome in the dining hall for every meal, and are encouraged to show family members and friends around campus in their free time.
Lawrence Academy’s student body is evenly split between boarding and day students, so even
on weekends and after hours, the elm tree-shaded hillside is bustling. Boarders are encouraged to make campus, both their dorm room and the common areas, their home away from home.
While living on campus, LA students are able to venture off campus (with proper permission, of course) with classmates, family members, and friends, and guests are always welcome on campus as well. Weekend activities — shopping shuttles, group trips to local attractions, and on-campus events — abound, and laundry, mail, and religious services are available in addition to a dining hall that is open for all meals.
- Is there bus transportation to and from campus? If so, what are the routes offered?
- Can day students return to campus on weekends and participate in weekend activities on campus?
- Are day students allowed to eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner on campus during the week?
- Can day students have cars on campus?
- How late can day students stay on campus during the week?
- What can students bring to their dorm rooms?
- Is there laundry available on campus?
- How do roommate assignments work?
- How do boarding students sign out during the academic week or for the weekend?
- Where do boarding students stay when the dormitories are closed for Thanksgiving, winter break, and spring break?