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Principal's Message

Jesse Burgess

Jesse Burgess

Southmont High School

Southmont Mountie Families,

Thank you for entrusting us with the education of your child; we are a group of professionals that seek to empower our students to think critically, act responsibly, and pursue excellence.  At Southmont High School we offer a wide range of academic options, athletic sports teams, artistic expressions, and school clubs.  There are many advantages to sending your child to Southmont High School, we are a small school so relationships can easily grow, we have an experienced staff with impeccable credentials, we offer many Dual Credit and AP course offerings, and we offer a wide range of career and technical education course offerings such as in-house programs of Welding, Criminal Justice, EMS, and Fire Science along with several cooperative programs of TV Broadcasting, Cosmetology, Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering, and so much more!  We also have one of the best FFA programs in the country recently claiming our 32 state championship. 

Why is Southmont High School the right choice?  We are committed to a safe, trusting, and collaborative culture focused on continuous improvement, quality communication, and positive relationship building.  Our students are passionate about our school, and we are passionate about our students.  If you would like to learn more, please contact me at (765) 866-0350 ext. 203 or



Mr. Jesse J. Burgess
Principal, Southmont High School