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Ralph L. Carrero

Assistant Superintendent

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Dr. Darshan Thakkar


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Hali Castleman

School Sparks

Highlighting the sparks of achievements and innovation.
25 January 2024

Attention all alumni who receive LFDCS Scholarships! 

SY'2024-2025 LFDCS Scholarship Renewal Applications are now available and due to the Opening Doors department no later than June 1, 2024 in order to renew scholarships for next school year.

If you have any questions, please contact .

06 October 2023

The LFDCS High School Fair on October 4 was a huge hit. In addition to our 8th graders, 55 students from outside attended the fair. This year 22 high schools were represented. 

25 September 2023

Please fill out the Chromebook Agreement, sign it and return it to your child's school with the appropriate fee.

Complete el Acuerdo de Chromebook, fírmelo y devuélvalo a la escuela de su hijo/a con la tarifa correspondiente.

11 September 2023

A new national study from Stanford University of nearly 2 million charter public school students affirms charter students outperform peers at traditional public schools (TPS). Click on the Superintendent's "Memo" under my picture to download the entire document.

Un nuevo estudio nacional de la Universidad de Stanford de casi 2 millones de estudiantes de escuelas públicas charter afirma que los estudiantes charter superan a sus pares en las escuelas públicas tradicionales (TPS). Haga clic en el "Memo" del Superintendente debajo de mi imagen para descargar el documento completo.

School Buildings

7 May Street/10 Railroad Street Lawrence, MA
(P) 978 258-6210/978 237-0628

Head of School
Megan Noonan(K-1/K-2)

Head of School
Andreina Croes(1-2)

LOWER SCHOOL (Grades 3-4)
34 West Street, Lawrence MA
(P) 978 689-9863

Head of School
Chloe Parcell

UPPER SCHOOL (Grades 5-8)
400 Haverhill Street, Lawrence, MA
(P) 978 738-0609

Head of School
Nicole Arpin

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