Laurinburg Normal & Industrial Institute
The Laurinburg Institute is a private, non-sectarian preparatory school offering residential education in grades 9 through 12.
Laurinburg Institute reflects a history of excellence and achievement. It is now the only Black institution of its kind in the United States.
Started in 1904 by Emmanuel Monty and Tinny McDuffie, with only a small piece of swamp land and a dream of providing quality education and guidance for black childen.
That dream is being realized every day, but it has not been without a tremendous challenge.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 11-12
- Enrollment: 13 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Laurinburg Normal & Industrial Institute ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for:
School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
Academics and Faculty
Total Classroom Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
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