LHS ALA Admissions


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Now Accepting Transfers for the 2020-2021 school year! Only available for students entering sophomore year. Applications will be available January 2020. 


Here is the link to our Shadow Form 



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Application 2020-2021

Humanities Recommendation Form

STEM Recommendation Form


Abbott Lawrence Academy prospective students undergo a rigorous vetting process in the spirit of private school and college/university applications. Our admissions process considers the following aspects within the context of our holistic review and selection:

• Scores on the Independent Schools Entrance Exam (ISEE)

• Short Answer and Essay Questions

• Transcript Review from Grades 6-8

• STEM and Humanities Teacher Recommendations


Important Dates

October 19th, 2019 - ALA Open House from 10:00am-12:00pm

November 16th, 2019 - ISEE Exam for LPS Students

December 7th, 2019 - ISEE Exam for non-LPS students

December 14th, 2019 - ISEE Exam for non-LPS students and LPS Students with Accommodations

January 10th, 2020 - Application Deadline

March 1st, 2020 - Acceptance Letters Mailed Out

March TBD 2020 - Welcome Reception for Accepted Students


*All testing dates take place at the Lawrence High School Campus, 70-71 N. Parish Rd, Lawrence MA 01843