Lange Middle School

Type Middle School
Year Opened 1997
Principal Bernard Solomon
Address 2201 E. Smiley Lane
Phone Number 573-214-3250
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John B. Lange Middle School opened in 1997 for students in grades six and seven.

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.

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.”