Lawrence is the BEST middle school in Las Vegas. Great learning environment and the teachers care about the students! Especially the science department!! If your child is zoned for Lawrence, you should be truly thankful!
I start at this school as a 6th grader tomorrow , the 27th of August . I think that what I have seen so far is just amazing ! All the people who say the dean Mr.Lediard , just haven't been compatible with him . He is a very compatible and caring dean . I myself have never seen a teacher/dean work so hard for his students . The principal Mrs.Smothers is a very nice principal who I hope to see every day . Thank you for reading <3 Don't forget that Lawrence Junior High School is a four out of five star school and I highly recommend it to all students !
The problem with this school is there DEAN. He is very unprofessional & extremely rude. I was there to pick up my son & the dean went to my sons class & escorted him to the bus, knowing I was there to pick him up. I hope he gets fired.
Lawrence is one of the worst schools ive ever went too . Teachers RARELY pay any attention to their students . Their is CONSTANT fights , monthly almost . There is TONS of bullies here . & alot of people get made fun of. i would N O T recomend this school to ANYONE .
Great school, indeed! Math department excels, especially from 6th to 8th grade! The need to reward all teachers more, and especially math teachers who are so much in demand that many opt out to go into industry where they make more money. Who do we think is going to provide the students who can go on to study math in high school and college and eventually work in all types of important organizations throughout the United States. Let's stop depending on other countries to provide our technical work force or take away our good jobs. Support math education in deed, not just in voice.
I am right now in the 7th grade. this school will help you learn and be a good student. there are no bullies in this school. the teachers are really nice, the students are getting better grades and kids are getting better influence ,but one thing that i found sad is that Mrs. Donnaly left the school, she understood what the students wanted and how to help them . she was the best counselor. she got transfered to fertita because they were having troubles. i am in band class and it is my favorite class ( besides P.E) and i always look forward to it everyday. i hope the school will stay the same when my little brother comes to this school. this school is also the most high-tech school. my friend goes to guine and i told him about all the new equipment about the school iPod touches and the new computers ( i heard there is a total of 200 computers in the whole school ) and the laptops ( about 100 of them) . I think in my own opinion that this school is really good and i highly recommended this to and student willing to learn, have fun and cooperate with other students.
This school year I will be a 7th grader at Lawrence Junior High School and I must say that I love this school!!! Although some of the teachers might be strict, they are only strict to help us learn more and to teach us how to be mature adults... my parents are really happy with me because some of the teachers are really nice and I get A B honor roll!! Nevertheless I absolutely love this school and I hope you do also!!!
My daughter just started LJHS this year. I am very pleased with the school, although they could be a little bit laxed on the tank top dress code, i mean.. it is freaking hot in the summer. Otherwise, my daughter is a straight A student and honor roll student. The teachers are nice and the office staff is nice. There needs to be a bit more after school structure (i.e, kids riding their bikes in the middle of the street and then yelling profanities at you), but other than that, Its a very good school.
im a 6th grader and i loved it here all ready! the teachers are so nice and they will help me with any thing( not the tests) in home economics we cooked so many times and in science we did experments.one more thing we couldnt wear red because of a gang problom a year ago but there is no probloms now so they let us wear red again.yay!
This shool is awesom but there are some bullies that the district needs to take care of!
I am a 6th grader at ljhs and so far I love this school! It has a great learning enviroment and the teachers strive to make you a good student. Lawrence Junior High is a very educated fun school and has rules where they belong and everybody follows them. I love LJHS and cant wait for the wonderful years I have left here.
Lawrence is a wonderful school for middle school kids. The teachers are fantastic and staff are great too. I will tell other parents about this school.
hello i was an eighth grader in lawrence middle school now going to spring valley high! it was a nice clean school.i had fun all 3 years! :) <3
I am a seventh grader at Lawrence, and I'm very surprised at what some people have written. Being an actual student, I can say that all of my teachers that I've had so far are excellent, and care very much about the education of students. The school rules are inforced very well. I never see anyone chewing gum, fighting, or up to any nonsense at Lawrence; the staff will not tolerate it. I honestly haven't heard of a fight happening at this school in my two middle school years, which oughta make parents happy. Oh yeah, and there's tons of things to do after school. There's 6 sports. Also, I can name atleast 20 clubs off the top of my head, but obviously that would be too big of a list to post. Overall, I love this school, and I think people should give it more credit.
Clifford lawrence is a great place for your child to get a wonderful education and a wonderful future!!!
I am a 6th grader in this school and nobody on this website can tell me wrong from what i see and hear everyday! this school is the dream school for any child around this great nation. and belive it or not my english teacher tought me how to write such a 'wonderful' review about my school
Its a really beautiful school the teachers are amazing my daughter love to go to school
I diagree with you.Lawrence is not a 'terrible' school. My son transferred to Lawrence from Guinn (we live by Lawrence.) While it was a rough crowd the school was great! He was A Honor roll all year. So, I can compare Lawrence..... I think as a parent you are responsible to be 'partners with the teacher(s)' when it comes to your child's education! I keep close tabs on his homework & his grades (check 'In Touch' online system weekly.) If I have questions about anything (even the simplest one..like what the homework is about) I write his teacher & give them my number to call me. They do! My 8th gr. son is on the National Honor Society, Lawrence Bowling League, & a Student Aide.The Principal is wonderful!Lawrence has a red carpet on the 1st day of school for students?! Literally! For kids to succeed & learn,parents need to step up!
its a horrible school. my daughter learns nothing !!!! The learning environment is also horrible. I am trying to get her out of this school ASAP. I will never ever recommend this school to any student.
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