Life at Lawrenceville

Life at Lawrenceville

Every day will challenge and transform you.

House, Harkness, & Heart

Through House and Harkness, Lawrenceville fosters a unique sense of belonging, gathering talented young people from far and wide to learn with and from each other. Students thrive on rigorous, creative engagement with exceptional teachers who inspire confidence, instill initiative, and spark a sense of optimism and purpose. 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 a strong and ever-evolving community.

Student Life

Student Life

At Lawrenceville, every moment is an opportunity to unleash your potential and find your path to excellence. From a rigorous academic schedule, to competitive sports and clubs, to theater rehearsals and community service — your busy days at Lawrenceville will pave the way to the person you will become.

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Harkness Learning

Harkness learning means forming your own opinions, recognizing the value of your peers’ viewpoints, and begining to understand the world from multiple perspectives.

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Harkness Learning

Lawrenceville School News

Bhushan Mohanraj ’24

Fourth Former Bhushan Mohanraj has been invited to attend the 40th annual Research Science Institute (RSI) held in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is one of only 62 U.S. students selected to attend this program (along with 38 international scholars), which will take place June 25-August 5.

2023 staff appreciation day ceremony

On March 3, The Lawrenceville School recognized and celebrated the many accomplishments of its staff. While much of their work goes on behind the scenes -- from public safety to finance and from dining services to information technology -- Lawrenceville would not be the special place it is without the contributions of these vital members of the School community.

Audrey Cheng '25 pole vault

Lawrenceville’s indoor track team is sending eight student-athletes to compete at the 2023 U.S. Army Eastern States Championships Big Apple Invitational, to be held March 1 at the New Balance Track and Field Center at the Armory in New York City. Representing Big Red will be Jolie Brasswell ’24 (girls’ long jump), Audrey Cheng ’25 (girls’ pole vault) Gabrieanne Chery ‘24 (girls’ high jump), Nishka Malik ‘24 (girls’ 800 meter run), Emmy Mercy ‘25 (girls’ pole vault), Malin Phelan ’23 (girls’ two mile run), Rhianna Scott ’25 (girls long jump), Sofia Swindell ’25 (girls’ 55-meter hurdles and 200 meter dash).  

The Big Red Sports Network caught up with Cheng before she headed off to New York. Cheng has been on an absolute tear as the winter post-season approaches, breaking the School’s girls’ pole vault record on February 23 at 11’2” – it was her second personal record in five days.  


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Campus and Location

Life at Lawrenceville means more than just having access to inspiring people, invaluable resources, and beautiful facilities. It means having access to some of the top historic and cultural destinations in the world. Situated near New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C., Lawrenceville offers a wealth of learning experiences beyond the classroom.

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