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.
Accreditation Index of Education Quality (IEQ) score of 361.5
IEQ results are reported on a scale of 100—400 and provide information about how the institution is performing compared to expected criteria. The 5-Year IEQ Range of scores for all schools evaluated is 278.34-283.33.
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. Lawton Academy of Arts & Sciences does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, or disability in administration of its educational and admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
- ITBS testing in elementary — Tuesday, April 6 - 9
- Hobart High School Track Meet — Saturday, April 10
- Virtual Students ITBS Testing — Saturday, April 10
- 4th/5th Musical "What a Knight" — Thursday, April 15
- Anadarko Jr. High Track Meet (7th - 9th) — Thursday, April 15
- Lawton High HS Track Meet — Friday, April 16
- Waurika High School Track Meet — Saturday, April 24
- Kingston Jr. High (6th - 8th) Track Meet — Monday, April 26
Tours for Fall Enrollment
We are currently conducting tours for the 2021-22 academic year. To get on the schedule, please call 580-536-1900.
Iowa Tests of Basic Skills
1st—5th Grades April 6—9 Please have your child here. If your child is late to class and testing has already started, he/she will wait in the office until the break from testing. Any missed tests will need to be made up on Saturday with the virtual learners.
State Speech and Debate Competition
Wednesday, April 7 - Saturday, April 10 We have six kids competing in seven event at the OSSAA State Speech and Debate Competition this month. Congratulations to all!!
April 4H Meeting
April Monthly 4-H meeting this Friday, April 9 at 5:45. Don’t miss it!
Hobart HS Track Meet
Our high school track team will travel to Hobart this Saturday to compete in track and field. Good luck, team!
The 4th/5th Grade Musical, “What a Knight,” will be presented Thursday, April 15. The 4th/5th grade musical will be live. Seating will be limited. We have the costumes. We may ask your child to wear a particular piece of clothing, though. The performance is a full 90 minutes, so plan accordingly. Because of the numbers that want to come to the play, we will do two performances: one at 1:00 p.m. and one at 6:30 p.m. Please come to only one of those two so that all can see the show. Your kids must be at both, however.
Masks Recommended on Kids
We’re not out of the woods yet! Please consider masking your child for his /her safety and ours!!! All adults entering the building must wear a mask.
Daily Pre-screening Questions
We sent home a list of questions that each parent should answer regarding his/her child each day reagrding exposure to Covid. Be sure to post this list to your refrigerator or bulletin board and check that all answers are "no" daily. Let Mrs. Smith know if you have lost yours. Thank you!
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: Desire: Resourcefulness.Visit TriOpinion.com
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