History and Facts of Wainwright Middle School
Fay O. Wainwright donated thirty acres of land for the purpose of establishing Wainwright High School.
Wainwright opened its door for the first time in the fall of 1965 to students in the 9-12 grades. With the opening of McCutcheon in 1975, the Wainwright building became a Junior High, housing grades 7, 8, 9. In the fall of 1985, Wainwright became a middle school, housing grades 6, 7, 8 with the reorganization of the Tippecanoe School Corporation.
Wainwright Middle School serves students in grades 6th through 8th from the Dayton and Cole Elementary School areas.
In 2015, Wainwright Middle School became part of TSC's one-to-one computer initiative in which every student utilizes his or or her own computing device.