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 seven (7) consecutive years.
These operations include receiving bids in response to Lovejoy ISD invitations and requests for proposals. For the 2017-2018 school year, Lovejoy ISD awarded a budget of $28,746,745 to spend across all types of contracts combined. Total expenditures for the year resulted in $6,777 spent per student.
These purchases were made through 112 current contracts awarded by Lovejoy ISD, as well as hundreds of contracts available to Lovejoy ISD through interlocal and cooperative purchasing sources. Seven (7) publicly posted opportunities were advertised by Lovejoy ISD during the 2017-2018 fiscal year.