J. R. Trippe Middle School
2200 McIntosh Street
Vidalia, GA 30474
Fax 912-537-3223

Chris Garretson, Principal

Gwen Warren, Assistant Principal

Laverne Mobley, Counselor

Mission Statement

The mission of the school is to provide opportunity for all students to reach their potential

for growth academically, socially, physically, and emotionally. Our school seeks to

provide a safe, positive and comfortable environment which is conducive to learning and

in which students, teachers, parents and community members actively and cooperatively


School Erected 1996

Mascot Chiefs

School Colors Black, Gold

Current Enrollment Data

Grade Level

Six 198

Seven 218

Eight 170

Total 586

Unique Characteristics/Special Offerings

* Accredited through Southern Accreditation of Colleges and schools

* Vidalia City School Teacher of the Year Award 1992-1995

* Gifted Program

* After-School Enrichment Program

* After-School Tutorial Program

*Accelerated Eighth Grade Program

* Middle School Athletic Program

* Georgia 1994 Middle School Team of the Year

* 56%-teachers with advanced degrees

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