Choose your school

Beginning with the 2019-2020 academic school year, Longview Independent School District is making available several new and exciting educational options for its diverse student body through the “Yes, I Can – School of Choice” program.

This program is designed to eliminate previous location barriers and allow parents and students to pick their school based on educational and career aspirations.

Apply for Your School
Download a map of LISD schools
Schools Map (PDF)

LISD Schools

Elementary Schools

new Montessori Academy
Ware East Texas Montessori Academy
First Grade (with plans to expand)
Visit Site
Montessori Academy
East Texas Montessori Prep Academy
Pre-K and Kindergarten
Visit Site
Johnston-McQueen Elementary
Visit Site
new S.T.E.A.M. Academy
Bramlette STEAM Academy
Visit Site
new S.T.E.A.M. Academy
Ned E. Williams Elementary
Visit Site
Baccalaureate Magnet
J.L. Everhart Elementary
Visit Site
Gifted and Talented
Hudson PEP Elementary
Visit Site
Two-Way Bilingual Language
South Ward Elementary
Visit Site

Middle Schools

new S.T.E.A.M.
Judson STEAM Academy
Visit Site
new S.T.E.A.M.
Forest Park Middle School
STEAM Integration
Visit Site
new Gifted and Talented
Foster Middle School
Project-Based Learning and AP
Visit Site

High Schools

new Baccalaureate
Longview High School
International Baccalaureate and Early College Charter
Visit Site
new Early
Longview Early Graduation High School
Early College & Career Track
Visit Site

Types of Schools Key

Magnet Schools
Draws a diversity of students from across the district due to its exceedingly high standards and unique learning opportunities. The classes are open to all, and students are selected through a lottery draw of all applicants.
Represents Science (The natural universe), Technology (Tools and innovative devices), Engineering (Purposeful innovation, creation, and analysis), Arts (Humanities, ethics, ideals, and expression), Mathematics (Fact organizing base language).
Intl. Baccalaureate Programme
Encourages students to make practical connections between their studies and the real world and become creative, critical, and reflective thinkers.
Program Benefits
  1. Create critical, independent thinkers who will succeed academically and become productive members of society.
  2. Provide more access, opportunities, and options for parents and students to consider for the future.
  3. Meet the workforce needs of local, regional, and global markets.
  4. Promote diversity and provide equitable access to high-quality educational programs.
  5. Reduce minority group isolation and increase socio-economic integration.