Lawrence High School
(LHS) is a four-year comprehensive public high school
in the Lawrenceville
section of Lawrence Township
, in Mercer County
, New Jersey
, United States, serving grades 9-12 as part of the Lawrence Township Public Schools
. LHS was built in 1967. The school has been accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
Commission on Secondary Schools since 1992., Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
Commission on Secondary Schools. Accessed June 19, 2011.
Students from Robbinsville Township
(known as Washington Township until 2007) had attended Lawrence High School as part of a sending/receiving relationship
which ended with the final group of seniors who graduated in the 2006-07 school year. Cranbury Township
had sent students to Lawrence High School until they began a relationship with Princeton High School
As of the 2009-10 school year, the school had an enrollment 1,158 students and 81 classroom teachers (on a FTE
basis), for a student–teacher ratio
of 14.30., National Center for Education Statistics
. Accessed June 19, 2011.
The school colors are red and white. The school mascot
is the Cardinal
The school was the 120th-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 322 schools statewide, in New Jersey Monthly
magazine's September 2010 cover story on the state's "Top Public High Schools", after being ranked 124th in 2008 out of 316 schools.Staff. , New......