Lufkin High School

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Lufkin High School
Lufkin High School.jpg
309 Medford Drive
Lufkin, Texas 75901
United States
Coordinates Coordinates: 31°20′09″N 94°41′17″W / 31.3357°N 94.6881°W / 31.3357; -94.6881
School type Public high school
Established 1905
School district Lufkin Independent School District
Principal Kurt Stephens
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 2246[1] (2012)
Color(s)           Purple & Gold
Athletics conference UIL Class 6A
Mascot Panthers/Lady Panthers
Yearbook Fang

Lufkin High School is a public high school located in Lufkin, Texas (United States) and classified as a 6A school by the UIL. It is part of the Lufkin Independent School District that serves the Lufkin area and central Angelina County. The current Lufkin High School was formed in 1970 by consolidation of Lufkin High School and Dunbar High School,[2] the formerly African-American School in Lufkin. In 2015, the school was rated "Met Standard" by the Texas Education Agency.[3]


  • UIL Spelling and Vocabulary Champions – [4]
    • 1999(6A)


Lufkin High School student athletes compete as the Panthers in the following sports:[5]

State titles[edit]

Lufkin (UIL)

  • Football [6]
    • 2001(5A)
  • Boys Soccer – [7]
    • 2015(6A)

Lufkin Dunbar (PVIL)

  • Football [8]
    • 1964(PVIL-6A), 1966(PVIL-6A), 1967(PVIL-6A)

(Prior to 1980, Class 4A was the largest UIL classification)

Fine arts[edit]

The Lufkin High School Panther Band received the only superior rating of (1,1,1) at all UIL Marching Competitions 2008 through 2014. The band also won the state marching title in 2014 at the NAMMB Military State Marching Contest for the first time in the schools history.[9] The Lufkin High School choir received a 1 at competition for 2008–2009, and every year for the past eight years. The Lufkin High School have been participating in competitions and emsembles. The choir performs concerts and popshows that are thrills to others. The Lufkin High School theater department also advanced to area competition in 2013, and district competition in 2014.

Notable alumni[edit]


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