Wingfield High School is one of seven high schools in the Jackson Public School District. The school serves students in grades 9-12.
The school's namesake is Oscar Houseworth Wingfield (1871-1953). A Kentucky native, Wingfield attended Kentucky Wesley College. He taught in Kentucky, Tennessee and Alabama, before coming to Jackson in 1908 as principal of Central High.
Wingfield High School will implement a safe educational environment that addresses academic and social skills, encourages local and international partnerships, infuses technology as a tool, and engages a unified philosophy of instruction. Using a focus on international studies, Wingfield High School will create learning activities that prepare students for global competition. Each student will be motivated to reach his / her full potential through strategic school-wide programming.
To be an agent of “progression” within the Mission of Jackson Public Schools using strategic programming to develop and support a “teaching and learning” environment that offers innovative “options to all students,” and is deliberate about nurturing community uplift through promotion of college and career readiness.
Wingfield High School
1985 Scanlon Drive
Jackson, MS 39204
7:45 a.m. - 3:45 a.m.