School History

Becoming Lewis High School

John R. Lewis High School was established in 2020. On our school library website, you can learn about the history of our school’s name change and about the incredible life and impact of our namesake John R. Lewis. You can also explore the ways in which our students and community are celebrating our school’s new name and are inspired by John Lewis. 

What's In A Name?

Watch this short biography of John R. Lewis that was created for Fairfax County Public Schools’ cable television channel Red Apple 21.