Lubbock-Cooper Independent School District
Lubbock-Cooper Independent School District (LCISD) is a 5-A school district located south of the city of Lubbock, Texas (USA), centered on the small community of Woodrow. School colors are red and black, and the mascot is the Fighting Pirates. According to the Fast Growth School Coalition, Lubbock-Cooper ISD is the second fastest-growing school district in Texas.
Lubbock-Cooper is located in southern Lubbock County. A portion of the city of Lubbock lies within its boundaries. It is bordered by Lubbock ISD to the north, Frenship ISD to the west, Slaton ISD to the east, and New Home ISD to the south. Lubbock-Cooper is considered one of the premier school districts in the Lubbock area. Approximately 6,000 students are enrolled at Lubbock-Cooper ISD
The Lubbock-Cooper Independent School District currently operates eight campuses. Four are located in the unincorporated community of Woodrow and four on the outskirts of the city of Lubbock. A new campus, Lubbock-Cooper East Elementary, is set to open in August 2018. The high school has added a new wing and new athletic facilities.
- Lubbock-Cooper High School (Woodrow)
- Lubbock-Cooper New Hope Academy (Woodrow)
- Lubbock-Cooper Middle School (Woodrow)
- Lubbock-Cooper North Elementary School (Lubbock)
- Lubbock-Cooper South Elementary School (Woodrow)
- Lubbock-Cooper West Elementary School (Lubbock)
- Lubbock-Cooper Central Elementary School (Lubbock)
- Lubbock-Cooper Laura Bush Middle School (Lubbock)
Lubbock-Cooper has maintained a "recognized" or "exemplary" STAAR state rating for the past several years. Each campus features recognized UIL (University Interscholastic League) teams, leadership organizations and accelerated classes. Lubbock-Cooper High School was recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School in 2007, one of only three high schools in Texas so recognized during that year.
Lubbock-Cooper High School is a strong athletic competitor and currently a member of District 1-AAAAA, which includes Lubbock-Cooper, Lubbock High, Plainview, San Angelo Lake View, and Abilene Cooper. The Pirates are recognized statewide for many athletic achievements, including, most recently, a Regional Semifinalist girls' basketball team. Lubbock-Cooper athletics is perhaps most recognized for producing one of the strongest 3-A baseball teams in the state of Texas, holding nine out of the past ten district titles, and almost always advancing far in the playoffs, making appearances at the state and semi-final levels in previous years. The Lubbock-Cooper Pirates played their 2010 football season in their new turf football stadium.
LCISD is under the leadership of a Board of Trustees including seven community members and Superintendent Keith Bryant.