School nickname: Knights
1602 32nd St.
Lubbock, TX 79405
Phone: (806) 766-1555
Principal: Robert Guerrero
Feeds: Monterey High School
Excellence Indicator System report.
O.L. Slaton Junior High School is
a two-story building that houses a large and small gymnasium. The band room and
the field house are separate from the main facility.
The school was built
in 1947. Two new wings were added in 1997, and, at the same time, the office was
renovated and a new teachers' workroom was added.
O.L. Slaton has three computer
labs, and most classrooms have at least one computer accessible to teachers.
The lab computers are Internet-ready, and most of the classroom computers are
wired for Internet access.
The school uses predominantly Dell computers running
O.L. Slaton has football, volleyball, basketball, wrestling, track,
tennis, swimming and gymnastics programs.
The school adopted a new mascot
in 2000, renaming itself the O.L Slaton Knights.
The school offers a full
band program, a choir consisting of the Scarlet Angels and the Shades of Red,
and conducts numerous activities, assemblies, pep rallies and guest speaker events
during the year.
The school also conducts a yearly musical presented by the
theater, dance, choir, orchestra and band students.
O.L. Slaton is a magnet
school, offering courses in theater, dance and gymnastics.
The school is unique
because it is the only facility in the district that offers Future Fridays, a
program that provides an opportunity to extend learning through school trips,
guest speakers, special projects and presentations.
a complete look at the state's report card for O.L. Slaton Junior High School