Lanier High School (Jackson, Mississippi)

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Lanier High School
833 West Maple Street
Jackson, Mississippi
School type Secondary
Motto "Enhancing Today's Minds to Lead Tomorrow's Future."
School district Jackson Public School District
Superintendent Dr. Cedric Gray[1]
Principal Michael McDonald[2]
Enrollment 814 (2014/2015)
Color(s) Maroon and white
Mascot Bulldog
Feeder schools Brinkley Middle School
Rowan Middle School
Information 601-960-5369

Lanier High School is a high school in Jackson, Mississippi, United States. The current principal of Lanier High School is Michael McDonald. 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[edit]

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

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Superintendent". Retrieved 2008-12-17. 
  2. ^ "Jackson Public Schools". Retrieved 2008-12-17. 
  3. ^ "Mississippi Assessment and Accountability Reporting System". Office of Research and Statistics, Mississippi Department of Education. 
  4. ^ Feeder Patterns – Jackson Public Schools.
  5. ^ Jackson's 'Legends of Basketball' reunion brings together Brinkley, Jim Hill and Lanier high school players who 'ruled the court'
  6. ^ Rayson, Ann. "Richard Wright's Life." Modern American Poetry. Nelson, Cary and Brinkman, Bartholomew, eds. Department of English, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign: 2001.

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