Step 1: Complete the Inquiry Form
All prospective students who wish to receive the Viewbook, schedule an interview, receive invitations to events in their home area, and apply to TheLawrenceville School should first complete our Inquiry Form.
Step 2: Schedule a Tour and interview
A formal interview is required for admission to Lawrenceville. We offer interview appointments from September through January, and recommend your visit to campus as an important part of getting to
the warmth and strength of community that makes Lawrenceville a special place. To schedule your tour and interview, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and request a tour and interview based upon our Tour and Interview Schedule.
alumni & skype interviews
If you are not able to visit Lawrenceville for a formal interview, you may refer to our
Alumni Interview Network
to schedule an interview closer to home. We also offer interviews via Skype on select dates (please see the above interview schedule, Skype interviews are listed in red).
Please contact us at email@example.com to notify us if you have scheduled an Alumni interview, or to schedule an appointment with an admissions counselor via Skype. Please provide your Skype ID and preferred dates based on our interview schedule above.
Alumni and Skype interviews for the 2015-16 application year must be scheduled no later than December 13 and completed by January 16, 2015.
Step 3: Take the appropriate test
Candidates for grades 9 and 10 must take the SSAT (www.ssat.org). It will be given nationally in November, December, January, and also in February. The December testing date is preferable. Be sure to list the Lawrenceville code (4564) when you register for the test. We only accept test scores directly from SSAT; we do not accept copies from your school or consultant. To prevent delays be sure to list us as a score recipient when you register for your test. We will also accept the ISEE in lieu of the SSAT.
||Have your school counselor add your scores to your transcript or send us a copy of your official score report directly via fax or email.
- Candidates for 11th grade may submit the results of the SSAT, or alternatively PSAT, SAT, ACT taken within the current school year.
- Candidates for 12th grade and Post-Graduate year may submit results from PSAT, SAT, and ACT taken within the current school year.
Each year Lawrenceville enrolls new students into the Fifth Form, the majority of whom are postgraduates. In all cases, those accepted are candidates for the Lawrenceville diploma and, as such, must meet all of the School's academic requirements. All candidates must have credit for three years of math (Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry) and two years of a foreign language at the high school level. Placement in academic courses for each Fifth Form is done on the basis of consultations with the Dean of Studies. In order to be eligible for competition on School athletic teams, a student may not turn 19 years of age before September.
Step 4: File the Application Online
Lawrenceville accepts two forms of application:
1. Lawrenceville On Line Application: The Lawrenceville application will open for your use on August 15, 2014. Please check back then to begin your application.
2. SSAT Standard Application On Line (SAO): The Standard Application On Line (SAO) will open for your use on September 8, 2014. Please check back then to begin your application.
DATES TO NOTE:
Completed by December 1 for day students and January 16 for boarding students.
All written parts of the application submitted by January 15.
Testing: All testing must be completed by February 1 with the exception of the February administration of the SSAT.
All applicants who meet the deadlines will receive an admission decision on March 10. Applicants completing the application process after any one of these deadlines, may receive an admission decision on March 10 or later after the Admission Committee has reviewed the application.
Admitted students are asked to notify the Admission Office of their decision by
FINANCIAL AID CANDIDATES
Please check the financial aid request box on the Inquiry Form. Parents who will apply for financial aid must complete the Parents’ Financial Statement (PFS) online at www.nais.org with the School and Student Services (SSS) by February 1. Be sure to list the Lawrenceville School code 4564. Send a copy of your current Federal Income Tax Return and W-2 Form to SSS and follow directions listed on the SSS website.
In case of divorce or separation, both parents are required to complete the Parents' Financial Statement.