School Culture bridges School’s Socioeconomic Divide
Lawrenceville Elementary School, Lawerenceville, N.J.
Located in a small suburban community midway between Trenton and Princeton, the students of Lawrenceville Elementary School are both culturally and socioeconomically diverse. Bridging the socioeconomic divide is a challenge that LES faces. LES seeks to ensure that all children feel like they are included and that they belong to the community. The school culture emphasizes kindness, caring, and safety. LES is a place where all children embrace and respect the same core values. LES continues to strive for academic excellence, having met all AYP indicators for nine consecutive years. LES's state test scores are consistently the highest elementary scores in the school district.