South Middle School was established in 1968 and moved into the beautiful new South building in 2007. Haskell University donated the land that South Middle School, Broken Arrow Elementary School, and Broken Arrow Park is on. Home of the Cougars, South's colors are black and gold. SMS is a school rich in tradition, school spirit, and focuses on student-centered instruction.
USD 497 is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate in its employment, admissions, placement, recruitment and educational practices and policies. Discrimination against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity is prohibited by Lawrence Board of Education Policy.