Creating the Leaders of Tomorrow

Lawton Academy provides a differentiated curriculum aimed at meeting the needs of gifted students. Classes are designed to engage students in meaningful research, to develop problem-solving strategies, and to promote critical and creative thinking through a rigorous curriculum that not only satisfies their intellectual curiosity, but also creates the opportunity for maximizing potential. Students at Lawton Academy are required to explore the arts and academics fully, with participation in advanced-level classes and fine arts (music, art, technology, public speaking/theater) being required of all students. Being identified as a "gifted learner" is not necessary for admission. Many of our students are self-motivated learners who enjoy the opportunity to work alongside others committed to the learning process.

Accredited by AdvancED

Lawton Academy is accredited by North Central Association, Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI)/AdvancEd which is recognized for accreditation by the Oklahoma State Department of Education.

We also offer scholarship opportunities through the Opportunity Scholarship Fund, a tax-credit scholarship fund that provides scholarships to Oklahoma K-12 students.

Upcoming Events

  • Thanksgiving Break — Monday, Nov. 19 - Friday, Nov. 23
  • Frontier Trails BEST Robotics Competition — Thursday, Nov. 29 - Saturday, Dec. 1
  • Faculty Christmas Party — Tuesday, Dec. 4
  • Mock MathCounts Meet (Middle School) — Friday, Dec. 7
  • Shortgrass Honor Band Tryouts (Secondary) — Saturday, Dec. 8
  • School-wide Christmas Program & CRE8 — Tuesday, Dec. 11 @ 6:00 p.m.
  • Secondary Winter Formal — Thursday, Dec. 13 7:30 - 10:30p.m.
  • Classroom Christmas Parties — Friday, Dec. 14
  • Secondary Christmas Caroling at Nutcracket Ballet Tea Party — Saturday, Dec. 15
  • Christmas Break — Monday, Dec. 17 - Wednesday, Jan. 2
  • School resumes — Thursday, Jan. 3

School News

  • Blood Drive

    Featured Students

    Thank you to all who gave! We were able to make our goal!

  • Thanksgiving Break

    Featured Students

    Thanksgiving Break will be Monday, Nov. 19 - Friday, Nov. 23. School resumes Monday, Nov. 26. (The school will be closed the entirety of the break.)

  • No Mile-Run and Pancake Breakfast

    Featured Students

    Due to Mr. Smith's surgery, there will be no mile run and pancake breakfasts until after the new year. Sorry!

  • Marlow Debate and Speech Tournament

    Featured Students

    Secondary students will travel to Marlow this weekend for Debate and Speech Tournaments. See Canvas for details, Parents.

  • Frontier Trails BEST Robotics Regional Competition

    Featured Students

    The secondary has advanced to the regional robotics competition and will travel to Ft. Smith, Arkansas, Nov. 29 - Dec. 1. Details are on Canvas, Parents.

  • School-wide Christmas Program

    Featured Students

    Tuesday, Dec. 11 @ 6:00 p.m. Please plan to join us for a celebration of the students’ talents and works in progress. The kids will be singing and playing instruments, and the secondary kids will have their CRE8 (which is where they show on what they have been working during music, art , technology, and such. More details to follow. We just want you to save the date.


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TriOpinion is a three-generation blog hosted by Mrs. Johnson, Mrs. Smith, and her daughter Bria (a LAAS graduate). Topics are updated on Sundays and always pertain to some aspect of being/raising gifted kids. This week's topic: Respect.



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