Smiths Station High School

4228 Lee Road 430, Smiths Station, AL 36877-0158
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Smiths Station High School is a high school in Smiths Station, Alabama, enrolling grades 10-12. The school enrolls 1,382 students, and is one of four high schools in the Lee County School District along with Beauregard, Beulah and Loachapoka High Schools.HistorySmiths Station High School was formed in 1918 with the consolidation of rural one-room schools in the Smiths Station, Motts, and Oak Grove communities. Smiths Station High was the first full rural high school in the Lee County Schools, prior to its creation, all students wishing to complete high school had to travel to Auburn to attend Auburn High School. A new consolidated school was built in Smiths Station in 1918, and the high school soon absorbed Prince School (1919), Lee Bullard School (1928) and Salem High School (1929). J.B. Page served as principal of Smiths Station High from 1929 until 1972, during which time the school spun off Smiths Station Elementary School from its original K-12 configuration. Integration came to Smiths Station in 1970, with SSHS absorbing the black school Wacoochee High School in 1971, moving to a grades 10-12 configuration. Growth in the 1970s led to the shifting of grade 9 back to Smiths Station in 1976.

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