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Mission and General Information

To propel every person to personal excellence.
core values


The Lovejoy Independent School District, founded in 1917, is a public school district located three miles east of Allen and about 25 miles north of Dallas in the rapidly growing region of central Collin County.  The district covers approximately 17 square miles.  The Lovejoy Independent School District is home to over 4,000 Pre-K-12th grade students.  Lovejoy is categorized as a 5A school district for athletics, fine arts, and academic competitions.  Lovejoy will remain a district with only one high school with 9-12 enrollment not to exceed 1,900 students.  Lovejoy graduated its first senior class in 2010 and consistently receives both state and national recognitions in academics, fine arts and athletics.
At Lovejoy, Kids Come First. We believe every student deserves to be surrounded by the best educators who strive to exceed the individual needs of each student and prepare them for the future of their choosing. Our distinction as one of the best school districts in Texas and the nation is a direct result of our beliefs and the team and community that works daily to live our values. We are One Heart. One Lovejoy. and are focused on doing our Best Today. Better Tomorrow.
Winner of the State of Texas HEB Excellence in Education Award for school districts.


Two-time winner of the prestigious UIL Lone Star Cup.


2019 5A UIL Academic Champions


Ranked in the top 1% of over 1,200 school districts in performance on the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR) exams, 


Lovejoy High School ranked in the top 1% of all high schools in the nation by “U.S. News and World Report”.




Lovejoy High School ranked in the top 5,000 STEM high schools in the nation by "Newsweek".




The College Board designated 328 Lovejoy High School Advanced Placement Scholars in 2020. 


State Champions in Volleyball (seven years), Swimming, Cross Country (five years), Track and Wrestling; State Finalist in Swimming, Cross Country, Softball, Track, Wrestling, Powerlifting, Girls Basketball, and Tennis.


Award Winning Fine Arts Program in the Visual Arts, Band, Color Guard, Orchestra, Choir, Theatre, and Dance. (Art and Music program available for Pre-K-5 students.)




Award Winning Journalism, Computer Science, Robotics, Speech and Debate, Health Occupations, and Chess Programs.