Lawson High School

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Lawson High School

Welcome to Lawson High School, a National Blue Ribbon Award-winning school. We are a community-based school that maintains a safe learning environment. Our strong staff guides students to high achievement and helps them build strong relationships within the community. Our wonderful students are open and friendly, creating a tight-knit culture that encourages involvement in various activities. Year after year, the students and staff actively practice the mission of Lawson High School:​​​​​

To form a partnership with family, business, and community in order to provide a quality education in a safe, drug free environment that prepares students to be confident in their abilities, enthusiastic about their possibilities, and eager to engage life as contributing members of society.

Our website is a great resource that offers information about upcoming events, school activities, staff contacts, school handbook, A+ requirements and many other details about our school. It is our goal to meet the needs of students and the community while creating life-long learners.

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Mr. Petet

Mr. Petet is taking the High School Principal position after three years as Lawson School District's Activities Director and Assistant Middle School Principal. He received his Bachelor of Education degree with an emphasis in History from the University of Central Missouri in 2010. He received his Masters and Specialist Degree in Educational Administration from William Woods University. Mr. Petet is married to his wife, Nicole, and has three children who are proud to call Lawson home.

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Mrs. Crawford

Mrs. Crawford has been in the Lawson School District since 2013 after teaching and coaching for 3 years in the Hamilton School District.  During her time at Lawson she has been a basketball, softball and cheer coach as well as a High School Math teacher.  She has a Bachelor of Science in Education from Missouri State University (2010), a Master of Arts degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Stephen's College (2014) and a Specialist degree in Education Leadership from Northwest Missouri State University (2021).

Lawson High School Contact Information

Grades 9-12

Mr. Daniel Petet, Principal
Mrs. Tara Crawford, Asst. Principal
600 Bob Gill Dr. Lawson, MO 64062
(p) 816 580-7270  (f) 816 296-3048