Community Information


Schools

Amy Beverland Elementary

Amy Beverland School of Communications

At Amy Beverland we believe that educating everyone takes everyone. Thus, parents, teachers, administrators, support staff, and students play a vital role in guiding and keeping the school's mission. All of these individuals and groups are vital to maintaining and fulfilling our goals.

Numerous parents and community members provide strong support to the students in a variety of ways. They work directly with them in the classroom and aid in planning future directions. Technology has been incorporated as a dynamic, well-articulated component at each grade level. It enhances the multi-sensory, multimedia approach to learning and communications.



Lawrence Central High School

At Lawrence Central, we are proud that our academic and extra-curricular opportunities are as rich and diverse as our student body. Award winning programs abound, not only for the academically gifted, but also for those with gifts in the performing arts, journalism, speech and debate, the arts and athletics. Our classrooms strive to match the intellectual, behavioral and social needs of all students through varied instructional pathways and strategies.

Lawrence Central students are also supported by the McKenzie Center for Innovation and Technology which provides training in a variety of business, medical and industrial fields.

A Lawrence Central education is an advantage for life!

Lawrence North High School

At Lawrence North we believe it is “All About Kids”. Being a positive contributing member LNHS means taking responsibility and doing the right thing.

Our curriculum reflects a broad spectrum of college prep, academic vocational, English as a New Language and special education disciplines. College credit, Advanced Placement (AP), Advanced College Project (ACP) and Lyceum (GT) curricular options are available in core academic subject areas.

A variety of fine and performing arts, communications, athletic programs and clubs provide opportunities for Lawrence North students to have personal and organizational experiences.
Lawrence North students are also supported by the McKenzie Center for Innovation and Technology which provides training in a variety of business, medical and industrial fields.

Government

City of Lawrence:Police Administration

David Hofmann

Chief of Police, appointed by Mayor Collier to lead LPD January 1, 2016
•Began his career in 1997 with the Indianapolis Police Department and retired as IMPD's Southwest District Commander to accept the Lawrence Chief of Police post
•Chief Hofmann is a 1992 graduate of Indiana University, holds a Graduate Certificate from the University of Virginia, and is currently pursuing a Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice and Public Safety at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
•He is a graduate of the 250th FBI National Academy in Quantico, VA, and the IMPD Leadership Academy, 2010-01
•He is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the Indiana Association of Chief of Police, and the FBI National Academy Associates

Gary Woodruff, Deputy Chief of Police, serving Lawrence since 2000

Curtis Bigsbee, Deputy Chief of Police, serving Lawrence since 2005