About Wingfield

  • Wingfield High School is one of seven high schools in the Jackson Public School District. The school serves students in grades 9-12.

    School Namesake

    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.


  • Address

    Wingfield High School
    1985 Scanlon Drive
    Jackson, MS 39204


    (601) 371-4350


    7:45 a.m. - 3:45 a.m.