Lawrence Board of Education President Shannon Kimball announces the board’s selection of Dr. Anthony Lewis, an assistant superintendent in the Kansas City, Missouri school district, as Lawrence superintendent of schools, effective July 1, 2018. The board voted unanimously on Monday, January 29, to approve a three-year contract with Lewis, at a salary of $215,000 for the 2018-19 school year.
New students may begin 2017-18 enrollment online at any time and from any computer. Visit our Enrollment Center, 110 McDonald Drive, to complete the process. Call the Enrollment Center at 785/330-1921 or drop by between 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday for assistance. (Enrollment for the 2018-19 school year will begin in mid-February.)
Registered voters in USD 497 approved $87 million in secondary school improvements on May 2, 2017. This is where you will find information about these improvements to Lawrence High, Free State High, all four middle schools and the College and Career Center.