High School Principal
Jim DeLaughter is entering his 13th year in the MAIS and his fifth year at Hartfield. Jim is currently the High School Principal. He is a graduate of UCS and the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Jim previously coached at Porter’s Chapel Academy and Madison-Ridgeland Academy as a football, basketball and baseball coach, winning two state championships in baseball. Jim is married to Christi and they have one child, Daisy, who is in the 10th grade at Hartfield.
“Hartfield is a special place that has allowed me to grow closer to God, while leading young men and women to Christ. God has changed my heart for education and intensified the passion I have for young people to succeed and impact the world as strong Christian men and women. The path our school is on is very excited. God’s hand is on Hartfield and the sky is the limit for us.”