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Lawrence Township School Foundation ranked among the best in the nation

The Lawrence Township School Foundation (LTSF) is among the top 50 educational foundations in the nation, according to a national study ranking K-12 education foundations. In the “The Stepping Up: The Nation’s Top K-12 Education Foundations” study, LTSF was ranked 39th in the overall category and 3rd when compared to education foundations of a similar size.

The Stepping Up study is the nation’s only study committed to ranking educational foundations. The purpose of the study is to advocate the importance of K-12 education foundations while recognizing those that do it best.

The study looks at eight key performance categories to determine the ranking: total revenues, revenues per student, total assets, assets per student, grant & program expenses, grant & program expenses per student, investment income, and volunteers. Click here to view the full study.

Lawrence Township Students Tour Historically Black Colleges & Universities

During Spring Break 2017, the Lawrence Township School Foundation provided partial funding for over forty students from Lawrence Central & Lawrence North to tour multiple historically black colleges & universities in the eastern United States. School visits included North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, Hampton University, Bennett College, Norfolk State University, Winston Salem State University, & Howard University.

Students learned a great deal, and expanded their knowledge of the wealth of post-secondary opportunities available to Lawrence Township graduates. A Lawrence North student stated, “I like how they have more African American history and how they celebrate the history.”


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