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GROW & GLOW with Lawrence Public Schools
USD 497 is located in lovely Lawrence, Kansas!
All about Lawrence Public Schools
With a focus on educational equity and its strategic plan initiatives of Cohesive Curriculum, Student-Centered Learning, Safe and Supportive Schools, Effective Employees, and Data-Informed Decisions, Lawrence Public Schools has earned a reputation for offering students an excellent educational experience.
Our 🗝 keys to our success high-quality staff, bright and talented students, actively involved parents and families, supportive business/community partners, and a resource-rich university community, where education is valued!
Lawrence Public Schools provides innovative professional development & ongoing support for our educators including:
- Professional Learning Communities
- Peer Mentoring Program
- Weekly Collaboration Time
- Reasonable Class Sizes
- Instructional Technology
- Competitive Salaries and Benefits
USD 497 Fast Facts:
✷ The seventh-largest school district in Kansas. ( Boundary Map )
✷ Conveniently located on I-70 between the state capital, Topeka, and Kansas City.
✷ Serves approx. 11,000 students.
✷ Offers an early childhood program with Parents as Teachers, tiny-k Early Intervention Services and an Early Childhood Educational Readiness Pre-K Program.
✷ Operates 13 elementary schools (Grades K-5), four middle schools (Grades 6-8), and two comprehensive high schools (Grades 9-12).
✷ Provides career and technical educational opportunities to juniors and seniors attending both high schools at the Lawrence College & Career Center and the College and Career Academy.
✷ Operates the Lawrence Virtual School serving K-12 students throughout Kansas.
✷ Offers Adult Education Services (adult basic education, ESL, diploma-completion, and GED study and testing)