Lawrence Central envisions providing curricular and extracurricular experiences which guide students to become knowledgeable, skilled, responsible, compassionate,
self-directed citizens in a global community.
When the vision is implemented, students will be engaged, experiencing real-world, research-based activities that enable them to meet or exceed the curricular standards which prepare them for life after high school.

Belief Statements

We Believe that...

  • People are responsible for their own choices.
  • Life-long learning is vital to the success of every person.
  • Embracing diversity contributes to the success of every person.
  • Secondary education will provide wide-ranging preparation for careers and citizenship.
  • All citizens should take an interest in education and have high expectations for academic achievement and personal growth.
  • The partnership of staff, parents and students will enable students to develop the work ethic to meet academic milestones.
  • Service learning opportunities are an important aspect of education and that citizens contribute to the betterment of their community.
  • The character values of integrity, honesty, empathy and respect for self and others are important to good citizenship.
  • Understanding and using digital literacy (technology) is essential for everyone in our community.
  • A safe environment optimizes the potential for healthy and creative individuals.