The Lawrenceville School

The Lawrenceville School

The Lawrenceville School

Overview
Date Founded

1810

Headquarters

2500 Main Street, Route 206 N., Lawrenceville, NJ, 08648, US

Employees (Worldwide)

665

Industries

Schools & Student Services

Company Description

From its founding in 1810 as the Maidenhead Academy, what is today known as The Lawrenceville School has maintained two defining characteristics: a willingness to explore and adopt the best practices in education as they have evolved and, at the same time, a commitment to maintaining traditions that continue to resonate with students. From the first Head Master, Rev. Isaac VanArsdale Brown, who introduced then-novel foreign language study and routine exercise to the of the 1820s, through today, the School has always striven to provide students with the highest quality of education as understood at the time. Arguably the single most powerful development in the character of the school occurred in 1883, when the school was transformed from a small proprietarial enterprise, owned (and renamed) by each successive headmaster, to one run by the Lawrenceville School Board of Trustees under the auspices of the John Cleve Green Foundation. As The Lawrenceville School, the institution established many of the traits it is known for today, including its hallmark House System and an intense School spirit. The changes were reflected on the campus itself when the Board asked landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, the designer of Central Park, and prominent architects Peabody and Sterns of Boston to design the newly expanded grounds of the school to thoughtfully and deliberately create a strong community atmosphere. The result was the Circle, now a National Historic Landmark. So distinct was the character of Lawrenceville that it grew to occupy a special place in the American imagination. Owen Johnson, an alumnus of the School, first captured the “new” Lawrenceville in his 1910 novel, The Varmint, which recounts the travails and adventures of one Dink Stover as he made his way through Lawrenceville from New Boy to graduate. Stover became one of the country’s most beloved fictional characters, and Johnson followed his success in a series of Lawrenceville Stories in what was at that time the most popular magazine in America. In 1950 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer released The Happy Years, a Hollywood version of The Varmint, filmed on campus and starring Leo G. Carroll and Dean Stockwell (as Dink). Throughout the 1900s, Lawrenceville continued to develop as a leader in academic innovation, including early adoption of Advanced Placement (AP) courses and the introduction of nationally and internationally known guest speakers designed to broaden the intellectual horizons of young Lawrentians. Among the most lasting changes was the introduction in 1936 of the Harkness method of education, which sought to bring the benefits of the house system to the classroom by providing an intimate environment for intellectual discourse around a single, large conference table. Discussion of coeducation began in earnest in the 1970s and after a lengthy, but thoughtful analysis of what it would mean both pedagogically and practically to the school, the Board elected to accept female students in 1985. The first girls arrived on campus in 1987 and brought a new vitality to the campus community. As the 20th century drew to a close, the school embraced the ever increasing diversity of its students in gender, geography, faith, race and socio-economic group, focusing on the need for a Lawrentian education to include broad exposure to all facets of the global community and an appreciation for and understanding of multiculturalism. For more than 200 years, Lawrenceville graduates have gone on to success in their chosen fields, prepared by their education for the changing world around them. As the School enters its third century of educating students, we welcome you to join the legacy of Lawrenceville and discover what it means to be a Lawrentian in the 21st century.

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Executives & Employees

Assistant Head of School, Director of Advancement

Head of School

Dean of Faculty

Dean of Admissions

Director of Capital Programs

Director of Planned Giving

Benefit Plan Administrator

Director of Medical Services

Director of Building & Grounds

Director of Alumni Relations

Board of Trustees

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Founded in 1973, Cambridge Associates LLC is a registered investment advisor located in Boston, Massachusetts. The firm has four global affiliates providing investment advisory, research, performance reporting, and in some cases, investment management services. These include: Cambridge Associates Ltd. (London), Cambridge Associates Asia Pte Ltd. (Singapore), Cambridge Associates LLC (US and Australia), and Cambridge Associates Investment Consultancy (Beijing) LTD. They also have a non-depository trust company affiliate, Cambridge Associates Fiduciary Trust LLC. In addition to these entities, Cambridge and their affiliates have established various entities to serve as general partners and/or managing members for their single investor funds and single manager funds. These affiliated entities include Brook Street Ltd.; Cambridge Associates Resources LLC; and Church Green Ltd.All of Cambridge's clients are accredited investors and nearly all are also qualified purchasers. Their clients include colleges and universities, foundations, and other non-profit institutions, including museums and libraries, independent schools, religious institutions, professional and research institutions, service organizations, and performing arts institutions.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2019
Market Capitalization
Total Enterprise Value
Earnings Per Share
Revenue
$103M
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$1,000 - $2,499
2019
$1,000 - $2,499
2018
$500 - $999
2017
Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
Suppliers
Cambridge Associates LLC Holding Companies | San Francisco, CA

Founded in 1973, Cambridge Associates LLC is a registered investment advisor located in Boston, Massachusetts. The firm has four global affiliates providing investment advisory, research, performance reporting, and in some cases, investment management services. These include: Cambridge Associates Ltd. (London), Cambridge Associates Asia Pte Ltd. (Singapore), Cambridge Associates LLC (US and Australia), and Cambridge Associates Investment Consultancy (Beijing) LTD. They also have a non-depository trust company affiliate, Cambridge Associates Fiduciary Trust LLC. In addition to these entities, Cambridge and their affiliates have established various entities to serve as general partners and/or managing members for their single investor funds and single manager funds. These affiliated entities include Brook Street Ltd.; Cambridge Associates Resources LLC; and Church Green Ltd.All of Cambridge's clients are accredited investors and nearly all are also qualified purchasers. Their clients include colleges and universities, foundations, and other non-profit institutions, including museums and libraries, independent schools, religious institutions, professional and research institutions, service organizations, and performing arts institutions.

Merrell & Garaguso, Inc. Engineering, Construction & Architecture | Swedesboro, NJ

Merrell & Garaguso, Inc. provides construction services. It offers incinerators, cement plants and other industrial nonbuilding structure construction services. The company was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Swedesboro, NJ.

Johnson Controls, Inc. Equipment & Office Supplies | Milwaukee, WI

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Our 170,000 employees create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems for automobiles. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. Through our growth strategies and by increasing market share we are committed to delivering value to shareholders and making our customers successful. In 2012, Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognized Johnson Controls as the #5 company in its annual “100 Best Corporate Citizens” list

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