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Lanier High School (Jackson, Mississippi)

Lanier High School
"Enhancing Today's Minds to Lead Tomorrow's Future."
833 West Maple Street
Jackson, Mississippi
School type Secondary
School district Jackson Public School District
Superintendent Lonnie J. Edwards[1]
Principal Elbert Smith[2]
Enrollment 872  (2006/2007)
Color(s) Maroon and White
Mascot Bulldog
Feeder schools Brinkley Middle School
Rowan Middle School
Information 601-960-4047

Lanier High School is a high school in Jackson, Mississippi (USA). The current principal of Lanier High School is Elbert Smith. There were a total of 872 students enrolled in Lanier High during the 2006–2007 school year. The gender makeup of the district was 52% female and 48% male. The racial makeup of the school is 100.00% African American.[3]

Feeder Pattern

The following schools feed into Lanier High School.[4]

  • Middle Schools
    • Brinkley Middle School
    • Rowan Middle School
  • Elementary Schools
    • Brown Elementary School
    • Dawson Elementary School
    • Galloway Elementary School
    • Johnson Elementary School
    • Smith Elementary School
    • Walton Elementary School

JPS Rezoning

The JPS district announced a rezoning plan that included schools like Bailey, Callaway, Lanier, Murrah, Northwest, and other schools around the schools around the district. Bailey Magnet students moved to either Callaway, Lanier, or Murrah high schools for the APAC program due to overcrowding in some schools. Other programs shifted to other schools like Montessori and International Bacaluarreate. Regular schools have also rezoned.

Notable alumni

See also


External links

  • Official website

Coordinates: 32°19′4″N 90°12′11″W / 32.31778°N 90.20306°W / 32.31778; -90.20306

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