Lovelady Independent School District

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Lovelady Independent School District is a public school district based in Lovelady, Texas (USA), located within Houston County.

The district has two campuses - Lovelady Junior High/High School (Grades 7-12) and Lovelady Elementary/Middle School (Grades PK-8).

In 2009, the school district was rated "recognized" by the Texas Education Agency.[1]

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice Eastham Unit, which has employee housing,[2] is located within the Lovelady district.[3]

On April 13, 2014, there was minor damage at the High School after a tornado ripped through the town.[4]

Lovelady ISD is one of the few districts in Texas that does not allow out of district transfers, with the exception of children of nonresident employees.[5]

Consolidations[edit]

Lovelady consolidated with Pearson Chapel, Weldon, Cutt, Austonio, and Creek Schools, all during World War II except Austionio, which was in 1964.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2009 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2015-10-25.
  2. ^ Perkinson, Robert. Texas Tough: The Rise of America's Prison Empire. First Edition. Metropolitan Books, 2010. p. 45. ISBN 978-0-8050-8069-8. "Most of them lived in state-issued housing on the units, as he still does."
  3. ^ "School District Locator Archived 2011-02-19 at the Wayback Machine.." (Available for download here Archived 2011-02-20 at the Wayback Machine., see instructions for how to use the files here Archived 2012-05-03 at the Wayback Machine.) Texas Education Agency. Retrieved on August 27, 2010.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-04-15. Retrieved 2014-04-14.
  5. ^ Long, Marvin. "ADMISSIONS: INTERDISTRICT TRANSFERS - FDA(LOCAL) - Lovelady ISD". pol.tasb.org. Retrieved 2018-05-13.

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