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Lawrence Woodmere Academy
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  • Private
  • WOODMERE, NY

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

LWA is a COVID Vaccine and Mask Optional School dedicated to student safety.

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Sports
    grade B

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
SSAT, TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$30,500
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
No data available  
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From Lawrence Woodmere Academy

Lawrence Woodmere Academy “LWA” is a co-educational, non-religious, elite private college preparatory school. LWA comprises 3-K through 12th grade students with a current enrollment of 165 students and approximately 20 full-time faculty and two part-time teachers comprising three divisions: Lower, Middle, and Upper schools. LWA sits in the very affluent and safe community of Woodmere, NY. LWA is centrally located only 18 miles from New York City, 7 miles from JFK airport and 3 blocks from the Long Island Railroad. LWA's diverse and inclusive school culture promotes student empowerment, empathy, mutual respect and individual responsibility so that our students are prepared for "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness" LWA does NOT currently mandate Covid vaccines or masks in school, such are optional

LWA permits optional real time remote learning from home or internationally for students with unique health concerns, visa, or other circumstances

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1240
33 responses
Average ACT
27
9 responses

2022 Update! LWA Won the Long Island Choice 1st Place Awards in the Best Charter/Parochial/Private School and Best Summer Day Camp Categories!

Small Class Size with Customized Teacher Support Instrumental, Vocal Training, and Dramatic Arts Visual Arts: Sculpting, Painting, Drawing, Digital Design STEAM: Clothing, 3D Design and Fabrication Robotics, Coding, Entrepreneurship Up To 30 College Credits in 11th and 12th Community Service, Clubs, Learning Coach Our students are prepared for "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness"

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 7 responses
Poll
86%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 7 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 31 responses
  • Homecoming
    26%
  • Basketball games
    19%
  • Spirit week
    16%
  • School plays
    13%
  • Soccer games
    10%
  • Homecoming
    6%
  • Volleyball
    6%

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Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
165
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 10 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 10 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 10 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
$13,500
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
3 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
No data available  
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Part Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    No data available  

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
National
17:1
Poll
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 12 responses
Poll
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 12 responses
Poll
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 12 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
100%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 6 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 6 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 6 responses

Living in the Area

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
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  2. Good for Families
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  3. Housing
    grade unavailable
Median Household Income
$120,036
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,831
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$524,400
National
$229,800

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