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

Kingsley Du/Laudable Lawrentians April 2024

Welcome to our first monthly digest of some of the exciting accomplishments of Lawrenceville’s outstanding students. Please email future suggestions to lgillard@lawrenceville.org. 

Haley Williard '24

By Claire Zhou ‘26

Softball is a definitive example of a team sport where, to be successful, all members of the team must  collaborate and be flexible. Hayley Williard ’25, co-captain of the Big Red varsity softball team, epitomizes these values.

Hugh Dugan/Community Conversations/Heely Room

As part of Lawrenceville’s continued efforts to engage speakers on a range of topics and perspectives related to Middle Eastern history and politics, the School welcomed international affairs practitioner and scholar Hugh Dugan P’20 ’21 to campus on April 4. This was the second event in Lawrenceville’s Community Conversations speaker series, which began on January 8 with award-winning journalists Jane Ferguson ’04 and David Ottaway ’57.

Chi Mondu '84

By Kaci Treasure

Chi Modu ‘84, a photojournalist, documentarian, and cultural enthusiast with a career spanning decades, gave viewers a unique glimpse into the world's candid beauty. Lawrenceville is honored to showcase his work in "Uncategorized: Fortune Favors the Bold" at its Hutchins Gallery from April 29 - June 8, 2024. An opening reception will be held on June 1, in the Hutchins Gallery, beginning at 4 p.m.

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Lawrenceville’s academic departments are joining forces to offer a unique educational experience to its first-year students. Through a collaborative effort between the English, Performing Arts, and Visual Arts Departments, the annual Second Form Shakespeare production has become a hallmark of interdisciplinary learning at the institution. This year, the Class of 2027 took on the challenge of staging the timeless comedy, “As You Like It.”

Alumni Career Series 2

Thanks to a host of opportunities both in and outside the classroom, Lawrentians are prepared for a wide range of career paths, from medicine to finance to the arts and more. But support from the School isn’t confined to the curriculum and doesn’t end at graduation. 

C.a. Shofed Portrait

by Kaci Treasure

C.a. Shofed's photography captures the essence of overlooked things, turning them into stunning works of art. Whether it may be rusted fire hydrants or weathered stones, he sees the beauty in it all.  Come see the world through a new lens in his upcoming exhibit “Chasing Turner,’ in Lawrenceville's Hutchins Galleries, on exhibit from February 24, 2024 - April 19, 2024.

Laura Cunningham Guest Curator

Embracing a dynamic shift in curation, Lawrenceville’s Hutchins Galleries is launching guest curator program, an exciting new way for the School community to learn about and participate in the arts. This initiative promises to infuse fresh perspectives into the Galleries, fostering more vibrant and inclusive offerings.


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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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