Parkland Junior High School

School Common Name
Parkland Junior High School

Other Name
Johnson Middle School; Lyman Johnson Traditional Middle School; Parkland Middle School

Last Address
2509 Wilson Street

Status
Closed

Year Opened
1930

Year Closed
1980

Notes
Parkland Junior High School was named for the area of the city of Louisville in which it was located. In 1977 all junior high schools became middle schools. Parkland was renamed Lyman T. Johnson Middle School in 1980 for a prominent Louisville teacher and civil rights activist who served as assistant principal at Parkland and was elected to the Jefferson County Board of Education.

Resource Information

This resource is provided by the Jefferson County Public Schools Archives and Records Center, Louisville, Kentucky. See JCPS History Wiki and Blog Information for contact information.