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.
- Wrestling Practice Resumes — Tuesday, Nov. 17 3:30 - 5:00 in gym
- Turkey Trot 1-mile Run and Pancake Breakfast — Thursday, Nov. 19 @ 7:00 a.m.
- Marlow Speech Tournament — Friday & Saturday, Nov. 20-21
- Thanksgiving Break — Monday, Nov. 23 - Friday, Nov. 27
- Fun Saturday Babysitting — Saturday, Dec. 5 from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m,
- 1st - 3rd Grade Musical "Pirate Christmas" — Thursday, Dec. 10 @ 6:30 in secondary auditorium
- Secondary Winter Formal — Friday, Dec. 11 from 7:30 - 10:30
- Secondary Cre8 — Tuesday, Dec. 15 @ 6:30
Marlow Speech Tournament
Our first online speech tournament is Friday and Saturday, Nov, 20 & 21. Secondary students wishing to participate have to have their videos to Mrs. Smith by Thursday, Nov. 12.
LAAS Wrestling Practice will Begin Again Tuesday, Nov. 17
Practices will be able to resume on Tuesday, Nov. 17. Sorry for the interruption!
Family 1-Mile Run and Pancake Breakfast
Turkey Trot Mile & Pancake Breakfast Thursday, Nov. 19 7:00 a.m. All students and family members welcome. Come run a mile with us and then stay for breakfast outside in front of Mr. Smith’s building.
Thanksgiving Break will be Nov. 23 - 27. School will resume Nov. 30.
Fun SATURDAY Babysitting
Dec. 5 from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. We’re giving parents a chance to spend the day shopping by hosting a whole-day Babysitting. 8:00—10:00 Fun, games, et. 10:00—12:00 Come help us film some clips for the news broadcast! Lunch: Mac-n-cheese, chips, apple, dessert 12:30 - 2:30 Come have fun with the LAAS Cheer Team. We might even teach you some things. 2:30 - 4:30 Robotics & Engineering Fun! $4/child/ hour. Hope to see you there! Canceled if inclement weather. ONLY LAAS STUDENTS AND THEIR SIBLINGS, PLEASE.
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: Goals: Overcoming Obstacles.Visit TriOpinion.com
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