Lamesa Independent School District

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Lamesa Independent School District is a public school district based in Lamesa, Texas (USA).

In addition to Lamesa, the district also serves the city of Los Ybanez.

The Lamesa athletic teams are known as the Golden Tornadoes or "Tors" for short. In 2009, the school district was rated "academically acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.[1]


  • Lamesa High School (Grades 9-12)
  • Lamesa Middle School (Grades 6-8)
  • North Elementary School (Grades 3-5)
  • South Elementary School (Grades PK-2)

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Donald Kent Davis (1951-2010), Class of 1970 -- Farmer and auctioneer; mayor of Wellman, Texas (2003-2010)
  • James Dillard Dyer, Jr. (1922-2009), Class of 1940, businessman and former mayor of Lamesa (1958-1959)
  • Larry D. Johnson (1959-2008), Class of 1977 -- Precinct 2 constable in Lubbock County
  • Preston Smith, Class of 1928 -- Governor and lieutenant governor of Texas, Lubbock businessman


  1. ^ "2009 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2015-10-25.

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