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UP Academy Leonard

Welcome to UP Academy Leonard!  Launched in 2012, UP Academy Leonard is a district public school in Lawrence, MA, that serves approximately 300 middle school students grades 6-8.  Our school community is built on the core values of perseverance, respect, integrity, determination, and enthusiasm.


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  • Fast Facts
    • Grades Served:  6-8
    • Enrollment: Approximately 350
    • Restart Date: August 2012
    • School Restarted: John F. Leonard Middle School
  • Contact Information
    • Principal: Amanda Forbes
    • Director of Operations: Ashley Hutchinson
    • Address: 60 Allen St, Lawrence, MA 01840
    • Telephone: (978) 722-8159
    • Email:
  • School Hours
    • Monday – Thursday: 7:45 am – 3:20 pm
    • Friday: 7:45 am – 1:30 pm
  • Enrollment Information

    UP Academy Leonard is a tuition-free, public school open to all Lawrence scholars who are incoming 6-8th graders. Our enrollment is determined by a student’s home address; there is no application process to enroll your child in our school. If you are new to Lawrence and would like more information on registering your student for school, please visit the Lawrence Public Schools’ website.

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