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Lawrenceville School
THE LAWRENCEVILLE SCHOOL is a coeducational , independent college preparatory boarding school for students in ninth through twelfth grades. The school is located on 700 acres (2.8 km2) in the historic Lawrenceville section of Lawrence Township , in Mercer County , New Jersey , United States. Lawrenceville is a member of the Eight Schools Association , begun informally in 1973–74 and formalized in 2006. Lawrenceville is also a member of the Ten Schools Admissions Organization , founded in 1966. There is a seven-school overlap of membership between the two groups. Lawrenceville was additionally formerly a member of the G20 Schools group. The school has been accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Secondary Schools since 1928. As of the 2013-14 school year, the school had an enrollment of 817 students and 113.3 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 7.2:1
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Lawrenceville, New Jersey
LAWRENCEVILLE is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Lawrence Township in Mercer County , New Jersey , United States. As of the 2010 United States
United States
Census , the CDP's population was 3,887. Lawrenceville is located roughly halfway between Princeton and Trenton . Lawrenceville is also known as the "village of Lawrenceville". Its core is the Main Street Historic District , which was listed in the New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places in 1972, one of the first registered historic districts in New Jersey. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Geography * 3 Demographics * 3.1 Census 2010 * 3.2 Census 2000 * 4 Education * 5 Commerce * 6 Notable people * 7 References * 8 External links HISTORYLawrenceville was founded as Maidenhead
Maidenhead
in 1697, as part of Burlington County in the colony of West Jersey
West Jersey

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New Jersey
NEW JERSEY is a state in the Northeastern and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. It is a peninsula , bordered on the north and east by the state of New York ; on the east, southeast, and south by the Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
; on the west by the Delaware Riverand Pennsylvania; and on the southwest by the Delaware Bayand Delaware. New Jerseyis the fourth-smallest state by area but the 11th-most populous and the most densely populated of the 50 U.S. states . New Jerseylies entirely within the combined statistical areas of New York Cityand Philadelphiaand is the second-wealthiest U.S. stateby per capita income as of 2014. New Jerseywas inhabited by Native Americans for more than 2,800 years, with historical tribes such as the Lenapealong the coast
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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Private School
PRIVATE SCHOOLS, also known as independent schools , non-governmental , or nonstate schools, are not administered by local, state or national governments ; thus, they retain the right to select their students and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition , rather than relying on mandatory taxation through public (government ) funding; at some private schools students may be able to get a scholarship, lowering this tuition fee, dependent on a student's talents or abilities (e.g. sport scholarship, art scholarship, academic scholarship), need for financial aid, or tax credit scholarships that might be available
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Day School
A DAY SCHOOL—as opposed to a boarding school —is an institution where children (or high school age adolescents ) are given educational instruction during the day, after which the students return to their homes . The term can also be used to emphasize the length of full-day programs as opposed to after-school programs , as in Jewish day school . The term DAY SCHOOL is also increasingly used for a one-off series of lectures or classes, taking place on a single day, usually on a particular topic and usually directed at adult learners with little time to spare. SEE ALSO * Country Day Schools _ This article relating to education is a stub
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Boarding School
A boarding school is a pre-university level school where most or all of the students take up residence when school is in session. The word ”boarding” is used in the sense of "room and board," i.e., lodging and meals. Boarding schools are also known as University
University
or College Preparatory Schools, aka “Prep Schools.” Some boarding schools also have day students who attend the institution by day and return to their families in the evenings. Many independent (private) schools are boarding schools. Boarding school students (a.k.a. "boarders") normally return home during the school holidays and often weekends, but in some cultures may spend most of their childhood and adolescent life away from their families. In the United States, boarding schools comprise various grades, most commonly grades seven or nine through grade twelve—the high school years. Other schools are for younger children, grades two through eight
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University-preparatory School
A UNIVERSITY-PREPARATORY SCHOOL or COLLEGE-PREPARATORY SCHOOL (shortened to PREPARATORY SCHOOL, PREP SCHOOL, or COLLEGE PREP) is a type of secondary school . The term can refer to public , private independent or parochial schools primarily designed to prepare students for higher education
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Full-time Equivalent
FULL-TIME EQUIVALENT (FTE) or WHOLE TIME EQUIVALENT (WTE) is a unit that indicates the workload of an employed person (or student) in a way that makes workloads or class loads comparable across various contexts. FTE is often used to measure a worker's or student's involvement in a project, or to track cost reductions in an organization. An FTE of 1.0 is equivalent to a full-time worker or student, while an FTE of 0.5 signals half of a full work or school load. CONTENTS * 1 U.S. Federal Government * 2 In education * 2.1 Example * 3 Notes * 4 References U.S. FEDERAL GOVERNMENTIn the U.S. Federal Government, FTE is defined by the Government Accountability Office ( GAO ) as the number of total hours worked divided by the maximum number of compensable hours in a full-time schedule as defined by law
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Coeducational
MIXED-SEX EDUCATION, also known as MIXED-GENDER EDUCATION, CO-EDUCATION or COEDUCATION (abbreviated to CO-ED or COED), is a system of education where males and females are educated together. Whereas single-sex education was more common up to the 19th century, mixed-sex has since become standard in many cultures, particularly in Western countries. Single-sex education, however, remains prevalent in many Muslim
Muslim
countries. The relative merits of both systems have been the subject of debate. The world's oldest co-educational day and boarding school is Dollar Academy , a junior and senior school for males and females from ages 5 to 18 in Scotland, United Kingdom. From its opening in 1818 the school admitted both boys and girls of the parish of Dollar and the surrounding area. The school continues in existence to the present day with around 1,250 pupils. The first co-educational college to be founded was Oberlin Collegiate Institute in Oberlin, Ohio
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Mid-Atlantic Prep League
The MID-ATLANTIC PREP LEAGUE, also known as the MAPL, is a sports league with participating institutions from prep schools in New Jersey and Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
in the United States
United States
. The league comprises schools known for their academic rigor, but the quality of play in all sports is fairly high. MAPL schools are allowed to have a limited number of post-graduates (student-athletes who have already graduated from high school and are taking an intermediate step between high school and college) on their rosters
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The Hill School
THE HILL SCHOOL (commonly known as "The Hill") is a coeducational preparatory boarding school located in Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
, about 35 mi (56 km) northwest of Philadelphia
Philadelphia
. The Hill is part of the Ten Schools Admissions Organization (TSAO)
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Middle States Association Of Colleges And Schools
The MIDDLE STATES ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS (MIDDLE STATES ASSOCIATION or M.S.A.) is a voluntary, peer-based, non-profit association that performs peer evaluation and regional accreditation of public and private secondary /high schools and elementary schools in the Mid-Atlantic United States and certain foreign institutions of American origin. Its headquarters are in Center City, Philadelphia . CONTENTS * 1 Region and scope * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 External links REGION AND SCOPEThe "Middle States Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools" (M.S.A.-C.E.S.S.) accredits public and private schools as well as school systems throughout the United States and it states it is active in more than 85 countries around the world. MSA used to accredit colleges and universities through its higher education commission
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SAT
The SAT
SAT
(/ˌɛs eɪ ˈtiː/ es-ay-TEE ) is a standardized test widely used for college admissions in the United States
United States
. Introduced in 1926, its name and scoring have changed several times; originally called the SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TEST, it was later called the SCHOLASTIC ASSESSMENT TEST, then the SAT
SAT
I: REASONING TEST, then the SAT
SAT
REASONING TEST, and now, simply the SAT. The SAT
SAT
is owned, developed, and published by the College Board
College Board
, a private, not-for-profit corporation in the United States. It is administered on behalf of the College Board
College Board
by the Educational Testing Service , which until recently developed the SAT
SAT
as well. The test is intended to assess students' readiness for college
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New Jersey Association Of Independent Schools
The NEW JERSEY ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS (NJAIS) serves independent elementary and secondary schools throughout the state of New Jersey
New Jersey
. The Association consists of 70 member schools with a total enrollment of approximately 26,000 students. The New Jersey Association of Independent Schools is the representative organization of independent schools throughout the state of New Jersey. It promotes and supports educational, ethical, and professional excellence in member schools, and works to protect their independence through advocacy at the local, state, and federal levels. The NJAIS is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools . MEMBER SCHOOLS School Location / Link ENROLLMENT Grade Levels Boys / Girls / Co-ed Day or Boarding COUNTY Academy of St
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Eight Schools Association
The EIGHT SCHOOLS ASSOCIATI