Preserving the Legacy of African American Schools in Rock Hill, SC
LAAS is Nonprofit Organization committed to preserving the Legacy of African American Schools in Rock Hill, SC. With your support via Donations we are able continue our Mission of education, scholarships, health & wellness, community service and events.
Formal education of African Americans in Rock Hill, SC began with the opening of Emmett Scott High School (ESHS) in 1920. At that time the school served 1st through 11th grades. In 1925 West End Elementary (formally Boyd Hill School) opened and served grades 1st through 5th grades. Both ESHS and WEES were Rosenwald Schools.
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