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COMO YOU KNOW: John B. Lange Middle School

Sunday, February 12, 2012 | 2:00 a.m. CST; updated 8:41 p.m. CDT, Friday, May 9, 2014

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Summary

John B. Lange Middle School opened in 1997 for students in grades six and seven.

Factbox

Year opened: 1997

Principal: Bernard Solomon

Address: 2201 E. Smiley Lane

Phone Number: 214-3250

Start time: 8 a.m.

Dismissal: 3 p.m.

Colors: Navy and silver

Mascot: Leopard

Students enrolled: 855 for the 2011-12 school year.

Full text

The school is named after John B. Lange, Jr., who helped to build the first permanent black school in Columbia.

In honor of the school's mascot, Lange has a Leopard Pride statement that reads, “Lange students are safe, responsible and respectful learners.”

The motto is “It is never okay to be disruptive or hurtful.” The middle school’s mission statement is “Lange Middle School, in partnership with family and community, will prepare students to be productive, contributing citizens in their school, community and society.”

Related links

Lange Middle School website

Columbia Public Schools website

School report card data from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary  Education website

Archaeologist with Smithsonian gives presentation at Lange Middle School

Chess, handshakes and poetry build leaders at Lange Middle School

Updated: Feb. 12, 2012


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