Lawndale was twice recognized by the Ohio Department of Education for the parent involvement program titled "It isn't just coffee we serve." The program helps parents help their children with homework.
Lawndale recently added the Akron After School Program with approximately 75% of student participation.
Student activities include 100 Book Challenge, Accelerated Reader, CVEEC fifth-grade camp, fourth-grade OHIO project, drug-free balloon launch, Akron After School program, Reading Is Fundamental book distribution, Lawndale Live! closed-circuit TV, Family Reading and Math Nights, monthly attendance incentive, peer mediation, student council, annual food drive for Good Neighbors, Kid Scripts and various assemblies.
Teachers have an average of 23 years of experience; and 84% hold a master's degree or higher.