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Location and Hours of Operation

Office hours: 7:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. M-F

Griffin Middle Academy

1205 Charles Jones Blvd

Lake Providence, LA  71254

Phone: (318) 559-1395
Fax: (318) 559-0679

Christopher Smith, Principal

Isaac Fields, Dean of Students

Dorothy Johnson, Administrative Assistant
Myra Lee, Secretary



Lake Providence is located in the northeast corner of the state of Louisiana. If you are driving in from Monroe, Louisiana, take Interstate 20 East to Tallulah, Louisiana. Take Hwy 65 North 29 miles.

From New Orleans, take Interstate 10 East, then Interstate 55 North to Jackson, Mississippi. Take Interstate 20 West to Tallulah, Louisiana. Then, go 29 miles North on Hwy 65.

From Memphis, Tennessee, go South on Hwy 61, then West on Hwy 84. Go through Greenville, cross the Mississippi River, and turn South on Hwy 65 at Lake Village, Arkansas. Lake Providence is about 36 miles south.

From Pine Bluff, Arkansas, stay on Hwy 65 South through McGee, Lake Village, and Eudora Arkansas. Just 16 miles from the Arkansas State Line.

From the North, turn right (off Hwy 65 South) at the first red light, on to Charles D. Jones Boulevard. Go eleven (11) blocks, cross the railroad crossing, and continue on Charles D. Jones Boulevard for one more block. Our school is the first school building located on the right.

From the South (on Hwy. 65 North), get in the left lane as soon as Hwy 65 divides. Turn left (west) on Blount Street. Go until you reach Charles D. Jones Boulevard. Turn left, cross the railroad, and continue south until you see our school on the right. The school is the first school building located on the right.