Lufkin High School

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Lufkin High School
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Lufkin High School is located in Texas
Lufkin High School
Lufkin High School
309 Medford Drive


Coordinates31°20′09″N 94°41′17″W / 31.3357°N 94.6881°W / 31.3357; -94.6881Coordinates: 31°20′09″N 94°41′17″W / 31.3357°N 94.6881°W / 31.3357; -94.6881
School typePublic high school
School districtLufkin Independent School District
PrincipalBrandon Boyd
Enrollment2158[1] (2017)
Color(s)         Purple & Gold
Athletics conferenceUIL Class AAAAA
MascotPanthers/Lady Panthers

Lufkin High School is a public high school located in Lufkin, Texas (United States) and classified as a 5A 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)

  • Baseball
  • Boys Basketball
  • Football
  • Boys Soccer

Lufkin Dunbar (PVIL)

  • Football [10]
    • 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 2017. The band also won the 5A/6A Military state marching title since 2014 at the NAMMB Military State Marching Contest.[11] 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]


  1. ^ UIL 2018-2020 Reclassification and Realignment
  2. ^ Prairie View Interscholastic League Collection
  3. ^ "2015 Accountability Rating System" (PDF). Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-10.
  4. ^ UIL Spelling & Vocabulary Archives
  5. ^ The Athletics Department
  6. ^ [1]
  7. ^ [2]
  8. ^ Lone Star Football Network
  9. ^ UIL Boys Soccer Archives
  10. ^ UIL Football Archives Archived 2012-01-03 at the Wayback Machine
  11. ^ National Association of Military Marching Bands

External links[edit]