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

Back to Back National Champs

Last spring, Lawrenceville’s boys’ lacrosse team won its first national championship under head coach Jon Posner. This May, Big Red left nothing to chance, end its season at No. 1 for the second year in a row. 

Jenn Parnell 2024 Faculty Speaker

By Jennifer Parnell 

Each year, the Lawrenceville Fifth Form selects a member of the faculty that they would most like to address them the day before graduation. This honor, given annually to a teacher who has deeply influenced and touched students with their kindness and spirit, was presented to Jennifer Parnell, history educator and AI coordinator, who spoke on “Connection and Community” at the Fifth Form Prize Awards.

2024 GRADUATION graphic

Lawrenceville bid farewell to the great Class of 2024 at Commencement on May 26, an occasion that culminated not only their high school years, but also a joyous week-long celebration of these outstanding students.

2024 FIFTH FORM prizes

Cheers to the Class of 2024, Lawrentians who have distinguished themselves in so many ways. The School is proud to honor some of members of the Fifth Form class for their excellence in academics, athletics, leadership, and service.

2024 UNDERFORM prizes

Lawrenceville celebrated achievement by Second, Third, and Fourth Form students at this evening's annual Underform Prize Ceremony.

Lawrentian Redesign

The spring issue of The Lawrentian, Lawrenceville’s quarterly magazine, will land in mailboxes shortly, and with a fresh new look after a full redesign. For the first time, the publication will also be complemented by a digital edition, which can now be accessed on your desktop, laptop, table, or smartphone, at thelawrentian.lawrenceville.org.


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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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