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Lithonia Middle
2451 Randall Avenue
Lithonia, Georgia 30058
678-875-0700 (Information)
678-875-0702 (Office)
678-875-0710 (Fax)
678-875-0711 (Attendance)
678-875-0733 (Counselor)
678-875-0751 (PTA Voice Mail)
Principal: Lisa McGhee
Grades: 6th - 8th
Enrollment: 1300
Community Information: Morning Bus Routes
School Calendar
Board Members: Mr. Jay Cunningham
Dr. Eugene Walker
PTSA President: Ms. Janniece Martin
Business Partners: (see below)
School Website: http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/lithoniams/

OVERVIEW
Lithonia Middle opened in 2003 and is located in the heart of historic Lithonia, Georgia. The school is housed in the former Lithonia High School building. Lithonia Middle School is a school where academic excellence is the standard. We offer a rigorous college preparatory curriculum designed to prepare our students for high school and beyond. Our curriculum encourages self-expression and individuality while holding students to high academic standards. The bulldog spirit is kept alive through our tradition of excellence and community service.

SCHOOL GOALS
Our school goals are to ensure the academic success and develop the potential of all our students and to foster a positive and productive relationship between the school and the community.

SCHOOL MISSION
The mission of Lithonia Middle School is to empower students with effective tools to become responsible citizens and continuous learners in a transitional world.

UNIQUE ASSETS
  • Lithonia High was renovated in 2002 and converted to Lithonia Middle School in 2003.
  • Located in what we call the City of Granite
  • Thirty Partners-In-Education
  • After school tutorial programs
  • "Bulldog Academy" tutorial program for Gifted and High Achievers
  • Saturday School program for academics
  • Saturday School Work Detail program to decrease suspensions
  • Distinguished Parent Patrol Program
  • Community and School Campus Beautification Day
  • Special Education department involved in Special Olympics and winners on the National level
  • Mandatory Math tutorials every morning during homeroom
  • Superior Music Program
  • Twenty-eight teens program for girls
  • Full-time Prevention and Intervention Specialist
  • Peer-Helpers and Teacher Mentors
  • Room Parents to assist teachers
  • Parent Volunteer Recognition Luncheon
  • First place Stock Market Game
  • 8th Grade Teacher Shadowing Day
  • Red Ribbon Week Winner
  • Dynamic Step Team
  • Distinguished Men & Ladies of LMS
  • Leadership Academy for Girls
  • Girl's Basketball Champions – 2006

    AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
  • The LMS counseling staff was recognized for the ASCA Model Program.
  • The Student Government Association received a resolution from the Georgia House of Representatives in recognition of its service to the students of LMS and for their community service projects.
  • First place in the Stock Market Game
  • Members of the Science Olympiad team won third place in “Mission Impossible,” and “Storm the Castle” events. Some team members won fifth place for “Bridge Building” and “Wheeled Vehicle” events.
  • The LMS Festival Orchestra received superior rating at the GMEA large group performance evaluation.
  • The LMS 7th and 8th grade honor band received first place in the Middle School AAAA Division of the All-Star Band Festival in Orlando, Florida. The LMS honor band received the Grand Champion Award in the middle school division by receiving straight superior ratings from all judges. 15 students were selected by audition to the IV District Honor Band which was the highest number in the county and the second highest in the district.
  • The LMS Chorus received the top rating of “superior” during the Georgia Music Educators Association Large Group evaluations.
  • The LMS Chorus participated in the All-State Chorus, the District IV Honor Chorus and the 6th Grade Honor Chorus.
  • The first DeKalb County Fine Arts Showcase event featured 22 students from the LMS Choral Program and featured Choral Director Mrs. L. Shaw as one of the Fine Arts Conductors for the event.

    BUSINESS PARTNERS
    Lithonia High School Alumni Association
    Bring Your Walls to Life
    Georgia State University
    Tom DiMilio and Stanley Kelley
    Kentucky Fried Chicken-Stonecrest and Evansmill
    Lowe's
    Realty World at Stonecrest
    Uptown Menswear at Stonecrest
    Wayfield Foods
    Wendy's -Evans Mill Rd.
    Ebony Beauty Supply
    Mr. E. C. Guithrie
    New Birth Missionary Baptist (Prayer Warriors)

    Lithonia Police Department
    Lithonia/Davidson Library
    Chick-Fil- A Inside Stonecrest Mall
    East DeKalb Teen Center
    Hawkins Gourmet
    Kroger
    Albert Irvin/Reach Them 2 Teach Them
    Target at Stonecrest
    The Young Masterful Men Project (Wise Women Speak Foundation) Well Care of Georgia
    Lithonia Kiwanis Club
    Joyce McKibben/Repertoire, Inc.
    Mr. Anthony Thompson
    Woods Car Wash and Detailing



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