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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 11-12

Student Body

Total Students13 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Laurinburg Normal & Industrial Institute Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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