School nickname: Raiders
5402 12th St.
Lubbock, TX 79416
Phone: (806) 766-0777
Principal: John Carter
Feeds: Coronado High School
Excellence Indicator System report.
Junior High School is a small, single-level school capable of housing up to 800
The auditorium and cafeteria facilities are within the main building.
Other on-campus buildings house athletic facilities, including two gymnasiums
and a field house with a weight room. The school also has two portable classrooms
on the campus.
Grounds consist of a practice football field and practice area
for track and field events. Four competition and practice tennis courts round
out the Mackenzie facilities.
The school opened in 1963 and saw improvements
in the late 1970s, with the addition of a west wing. Air conditioning was added
in the early 1990s.
The roof is scheduled for resurfacing in 2001.
provides computer access throughout the main building, including two teaching
labs -- one Macintosh and one Windows -- and one curriculum lab. Every classroom
has at least one computer, and several locations have mini-labs for academic uses.
The library has six personal computers with Internet access.
All of the close
to 40 personal computers in classrooms are Internet-ready. Also, the school purchased
a Macintosh and a late-model Windows lab that are fully Internet capable.
Mackenzie Raider athletes are involved in football, basketball, track, wrestling,
cross-country running, swimming, diving, tennis and volleyball.
students have the option to compete at the high school level with the feeder high
Raider musicians excel in band, choir and orchestra. Beginning,
intermediate and advanced level music courses are offered. The musical groups
regularly compete and perform in a variety of contests and programs. Excellence
is the standard, as shown by the numerous first-rate rankings and awards brought
home by Mackenzie students.
The Texas Music Educator's Association honored
the Mackenzie Raider Girls Varsity Choir with an invitation to perform at the
state convention in February 2001.
The school hosts several unique, annual
events, including the United Way Fall Festival in October, which gives students
a chance to donate money while having fun.
Mackenzie has been a leader in
academic performance on state tests.
The annual Chuck Wagon Lunch celebrates
the end of the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills testing.
student clubs and organizations participate in a variety of community and school
service projects throughout the year.
a complete look at the state's report card for Mackenzie Junior
High School click here.