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125 McGirts Bridge Road|
Laurinburg, North Carolina 28352
|Motto||"Deeds, not words"|
|Head of school||F.H. McDuffie, Jr.|
Laurinburg Institute is a historic African American preparatory school in Laurinburg, North Carolina, United States. The school was founded in 1904 by Emmanuel Monty and Tinny McDuffie at the request of Booker T. Washington.
The school is particularly noted for its output of highly accomplished alumni as well as a rich basketball tradition, having produced several All-Americans. Its most notable basketball alumni include Sam Jones, NBA Hall of Famer with the Boston Celtics, and Charlie Scott, an All-American at UNC and NBA All-Star.
- Renaldo Balkman
- Spider Bennett
- Joe Budden
- Joey Dorsey
- Arvydas Eitutavičius
- Mike Evans
- Dizzy Gillespie 
- Chris Johnson
- Sam Jones
- Andre Mack, '91, BA, MS, NALI - Northeast Chapter Regional Leader (2017 only)
- Earl "The Goat" Manigault
- Magnum Rolle
- Grachan Moncur III
- Charlie Scott
- Jimmy Walker
- Chris Washburn
- Dexter Westbrook
- Shawne Williams
- "School Detail for Laurinburg Institute". National Center for Educational Statistics.
- "Tiny prep school well represented at NCAAs". Associated Press. 2006-04-01.
- Brown, Claude (1980-02-03). "In Love With the Trumpet; Dizzy Author's Query". New York Times. p. BR4.
At 16, the future father of bebop entered Laurinburg Institute... In 1935 he left Laurinburg Institute and joined his family at their new home...