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West Junior High

“Providing an environment where all students may build self-reliance,
enhance academic skills, and strengthen a sense of responsibility to self and to community”

West Junior High School was the second junior high school built in Lawrence. Constructed in 1960 on 12.3 acres of land, it is located in what has now become central Lawrence and serves approximately 580 students in grades 7-9.

Mascot: Warhawk
Colors: Columbia Blue and White

Myron Melton, principal
Jeff Harkin, assistant principal
West Junior High School
2700 Harvard Road
Lawrence, KS 66049-2629
Telephone: (785) 832-5500
Fax: (785) 832-5504
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