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Mission and History


A school  in partnership with parents and community, committed to providing opportunities for students to reach their academic and personal potential in a changing world.


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 K-12 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 recognition for post-secondary readiness.  We invite you to experience the Lovejoy advantage!
Winner of the State of Texas HEB Excellence in Education Award for school districts.


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


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 is one of only 4 districts and charters to receive a grade of “A” and a 97 on the 100-point scale. Ranked in the top 1% of mastery level achievement on STAAR exams. One of 24 school districts in Texas recognized for college readiness.


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


The College Board designated 283 Lovejoy High School Advanced Placement Scholars in 2018. Thirty-two scholars were designated as National AP Scholars with a 4.45 (out of 5) average on eight or more exams.


State Champions in Volleyball (six 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.