Lovejoy Independent School District strives to implement best practices in the area of purchasing. Lovejoy ISD has been the recipient of the Texas Association of School Business Officials Award of Merit for Purchasing Operations for 5 consecutive years.
These operations include receiving bids in response to Lovejoy ISD invitations and requests for proposals with fixed price items totaling $852,246 over the past 36 months. For the 2015-2016 school year, Lovejoy ISD awarded a budget of $42,336,046 to spend across all types of contracts combined, which amounts to $7,993 spent per student.
These purchases were made through 105 current contracts that were awarded by Lovejoy ISD, as well as hundreds of contracts available to Lovejoy ISD through interlocal and cooperative purchasing sources. Five publicly posted opportunities were advertised by Lovejoy ISD during the 2015-2016 fiscal year.