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.

Find Your Path

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.

Come to the Table

Harkness Learning

Lawrenceville School News

Heely Scholars Visit the 9/11 Museum, Credit Autri Basu '23/The Lawrence

By Sabrina Ottaway ’25 and Aileen Ryu ’25/The Lawrence

Last month, Lawrenceville’s Heely Scholars in Archival and Historical Research traveled to the 9/11 Memorial and Museum in New York City to explore depictions of historical memory.

Periwig Fight Workshop with Jacqueline Holloway -1/Credit Tiffany Wen '23/The Lawrence

By Annabella Saltarelli ‘25/The Lawrence 

On October 29, November 3, and November 8, the Periwig Club welcomed esteemed fight choreographer Jacqueline Holloway to teach a multi-session fight direction workshop.

Football and Lacrosse Dance to Success 5

Team and individual, league and state, Big Red brought an impressive haul of honors back to campus this fall. The kudos are still arriving, but as of today, here’s what we’re celebrating:

Derrick Wilder & Napoleon Sykes

Lawrenceville is all about connections: Connections made around the Harkness table, in Houses, clubs, stages, and playing fields are all part of the community experience.

But what are the football and boys’ lacrosse teams doing with Director of Dance Derrick Wilder?

2022 Diwali A

The month of November offered a number of opportunities for students to get their Explorations credits while coming together to learn from one another about cultural traditions and ways to create community.

2022 boys' varsity football/Credit Etta Schar '23

By Sneha Kumar ’24 & Riley McKibben ‘25/The Lawrence

Lawrenceville has two student-run media teams making a splash this year: Five Star Graphics and Prism Visuals. Reporters Sneha Kumar ’24 and Riley McKibben ’25 interviewed these innovators for The Lawrence.

Frank Fernandez/Veterans Day

Today, Lawrenceville honors all veterans, particularly the 143 alumni who made the ultimate sacrifice as members of the U.S. Armed Services during World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.


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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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