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Lealman Junior High School

Privacy Level: Public (Green)
Date: 1926 to 2007
Location: 4000 35th Street North, St. Petersburg, Floridamap
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Categories: St. Petersburg, Florida, Schools | Pinellas County School System.

  • Junior High School in north central St. Petersburg, Florida built in 1926.
  • Location of school bus compound for many years.
  • Known as the Hornets when they had a marching band.
  • A World War II style training field was built for gym classes in the south field.
  • A large auditorium was the site of many school and community events.
  • Became a middle school in about 1973.
  • Became an Alternative Educaion center in the 1980s.
  • Closed in 2007 due to deteriorating building conditions. Programs moved to new location.

Teachers We Remember

  • Mr. Harold Matters taught English
  • Mrs. Malthus taught American History.
  • Mr. Avery taught Math.
  • Mr. Jacobs taught Special Education
  • Coach Cook taught Boy's Physical Education.
  • Mrs. Gale Ogle taught Girl's Physical Education.
  • Mr. Winters taught Science.
  • Mr. Edwards taught Geography.
  • Mrs. Oppedisano taught Civics.
  • Ms. Foxworth taught Home Economics.
  • Miss Stella Ruth Carter was a Guidance Counselkr
  • Mrs. Pritchard was the School Librarian
  • Miss Tarbeck taught Spanish
  • Mr. Dallagher taught Math and Algebra
  • Mr. Barber taught Math and Science
  • Mrs. Clifford taught English
  • Mr. Findeison taught Band
  • Miss Connolly taught Physical Education
  • Mr. Wellman taught Social Studies
  • Mrs. Carolyn Waters taught English