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Brookline, MA
Students enrolled: 637

4 stars
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Lawrence 2

Posted September 24, 2013
- a parent
Compared to other Brookline schools Lawrence is below average. This school does not offer school lunches for Kindergartners, and their programs (EDP and after-school activities) offer very small number of spots. We have friends in three other Brookline schools and they appear to have way more resources than Lawrence. in addition after-school activities do not pickup K grade after school - guardians have to do that - unless one *won* a spot at EDP. We understand that there have to be some compromises made (lunches, etc) due to large number of students, however low number of after-school activities points to poor planning we think.

Lawrence 5

Posted August 17, 2013
- a parent
Lawrence is a great school with a diverse student body, excellent academics, committed parents, and supportive teachers who are passionate about their work and strive to bring out the best in each student. The school's excellent facilities and grounds, coupled with its numerous extracurricular activities and PTO events, give students every opportunity to make the most of their academic experience.


Lawrence 5

Posted October 13, 2010
- a parent
It's a great community school where parents, teachers, and administrators strive together to make the school a wonderful learning experience.

Lawrence 5

Posted May 12, 2010
- a parent
This review submitted without content.

Lawrence 5

Posted December 12, 2009
- a student
I love this school. It has great kids and great teachers. It runs preschool- 8 grade. it is newly re-done with a great playground and inside the school it has everything. 2 gyms, music room, large auditorium and a great lunch room. The teachers are well taught and supportive toward students. this school gives students a great chance to succeed in the outside world.


Lawrence 5

Posted September 02, 2009
- a parent
This review submitted without content.

Lawrence 1

Posted August 07, 2009
- a parent
The school's culture is totally teacher centered, not child centered. There is a huge lack of motivation to help kids reach their full potential. Basically, there is no value added to the student. Students' ability remain the same year after year and there is little to no growth in their academic ability. Teachers have way too much autonomy around curriculum and assessments. They have poor specials teachers for the music and the arts.

Lawrence 5

Posted February 22, 2006
- a parent
Excellent academics, clear curriculum guidelines. Wonderful teachers, experienced educators, nurturing and caring. Instrument, choir, and art are all available during the school day. Great extracurricular acitives for K-5, limited to sports for 6-8, with a few exception such as the school newspaper. Very involved parent community, planning acitivities, fund raising, classroom involvement. Warm, friendly community, excellent, well-rounded education.


Lawrence 5

Posted February 17, 2005
- a parent
This review submitted without content.

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Lawrence
27 Francis St, Brookline, MA  02446
(617) 879-4300
Last modified Lawrence is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Lawrence Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 9 reviews. Top