WELCOME TO LEE HIGH SCHOOL
Lee Senior High is a school with a diverse student body that reflects our community and has a staff that cares for our students. Academically, our expectation is: “Learning is Required by All”. Students are expected to be engaged in the learning process and demonstrate learning. Our staff has developed a growth mindset and is engaged in a collaborative process of developing engaging lessons to help students achieve their academic goals. Lee Senior High is proud of the contributions our students make in academics, fine arts, athletics, and other extracurricular activities. All students are encouraged to become involved with a team, group, organization or club on our campus. The high school experience is made more meaningful when students are engaged in the classroom as well as in another activity.
Lee Senior High School, originally a $3.5 million facility, opened in the fall of 1961 under the leadership of Mr. Leslie R. Hinds. The building was to accommodate approximately 2200 students even though less than 2000 students were enrolled in the fall. The high school housed four grade levels: freshman, sophomore, junior and enior. The new facility consisted of seven pods or sections that were designed around a central courtyard. An interesting note is that when the school opened, there were no doors on the classrooms, and only doorways.
By the late 1950’s and early 1960’s as a result of the West Texas oil boom, the high school population of the Midland Independent School District in the heart of the Permian Basin had grown too large for the single Midland High School campus to accommodate...