Lawrence Township is a hub for performing arts excellence! NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED AS A BEST COMMUNITY FOR MUSIC EDUCATION for over a decade, the Performing Arts programs of LT serve students in band, choir, orchestra, dance, theatre, and color guard. Students start their performing arts journey in elementary school with a plethora of in-class and extra-curricular options. By the time they get to middle and high school, students are eligible to take part in nationally competitive groups, performing all around the state! LT groups have a long history of excellence and hold regional, state, and even national titles, which can be seen on display as you walk through the halls of our schools! LT performing arts is a place to express creativity, excellence, and community!
2023 NAMM Best Communities for Music Education
Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. Now in its 24th year, the Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students.
To qualify for the Best Communities designation, MSDLT answered detailed questions about funding, graduation requirements, music class participation, instruction time, facilities, support for the music program and community music-making programs. Responses were verified with school officials and reviewed by The Music Research Institute at the University of Kansas.