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Two female high school students walking down the hallway with notebooksLawrence Public Schools serve approximately 11,000 students from pre-kindergarten through grade 12 in Lawrence, Kansas. Located on Interstate 70, about half-way between Topeka and Kansas City, Lawrence is an academic community, home to the University of Kansas and Haskell Indian Nations University. Our district is the seventh-largest in Kansas, and with nearly 1,700 employees, one of the city's largest employers.

Twenty-one school campuses include a pre-K program, 14 elementary schools (grades K-5), four middle schools (grades 6-8), two comprehensive high schools (grades 9-12) and a K-8 virtual school and virtual high school (grades 9-12).

Lawrence Public Schools offer a Parents as Teachers program to support families of children from birth to age three; adult basic education, adult English as a Second Language courses, G.E.D. study and testing and the opportunity for adults to earn a high school diploma, all at the Centennial Adult Education Center.

"Learning for All" reflects our commitment to each student's personal academic needs and success.

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Last Modified: Mar 14, 2012
 

Lawrence Public Schools | Unified School District 497 | 110 McDonald Drive | Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone: (785) 832-5000 Fax: (785) 832-5016

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