Academics at Lawrenceville


Empowered students reach further, look deeper, and achieve to their fullest potential. Thoughtful inquiry fosters curiosity, empathy, and a lifelong love of learning.

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Academic Departments

Through a robust selection of courses, community service, and personal development, students discover who they are and what they stand for, strive to support a School culture of belonging, and contribute their unique intellect, passion, and drive to advance their communities. Our academic departments work in close concert to facilitate the development of a meaningful depth and breadth of knowledge that forms the foundation for future learning.


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Bunn Library

Bunn Library is a community hub of learning and exploration. An extension of the House and the classroom, Bunn Library is a welcoming place to gather that supports the intellectual, social, and creative pursuits of our students.

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College Counseling

Lawrenceville's college counseling program is designed to be an extension of the active learning that takes place each day in the classroom around the Harkness table, in the Houses, on the athletic fields, and throughout campus.

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What’s the Difference?

Our community.

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Our Faculty

Lawrenceville educators are committed to building a community based on academic excellence achieved through the synergy of diverse perspectives and the boundless potential of their students. They are all committed to lifelong learning, critical discourse, and creating a culture of belonging.
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Our Students

Lawrenceville students are good citizens, ambitious learners, and servant leaders. They make each other better and lift each other up. Our students are willing to make mistakes. This is fundamentally important to learning. They want to learn from one another and help each other through exploration, attempt, and revision. They are brave, caring, and tenacious.
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Our Home

The Lawrenceville School sits on more than 700 acres in suburban New Jersey. A mix of natural beauty, modern technology, and traditional brick buildings brings us together and serves our needs as a community. In addition to our physical home, we develop and foster a global community through robust and meaningful alumni engagement.