Living Lovejoy: Who We Are

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SUPERINTENDENT’SMESSAGE LIVINGLOVEJOY,WHOWEARE BOARDOFTRUSTEES DISTRICTDATA DISTRICTPERFORMANCE CLASSOF2023 ACADEMICS ATHLETICS FINEARTS TEAMLOVEJOY STUDENTSUPPORT OPERATIONS STUDENTNUTRITION TECHNOLOGY TRANSPORTATION&SAFETY COMMUNITYDEMOGRAPHICS COMMUNITYENGAGEMENT FINANCE&FOUNDATION STUDENT SUPPORT 16 ATHLETICS 12 TABLEOF CONTENTS 03 05 06 08 09 10 11 12 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 20 22 23 DISTRICT DATA 08 *CoverphotocourtestyofRebeccaDugan-Hand

SUPERINTENDENT’S MESSAGE

LovejoyCommunity,

LovejoyISDisauniquelyspecialplacewhereKidsCome 1st.Wetakegreatprideinhavingexemplaryacademic and award-winning extracurricular programs while maintainingasmall-townatmosphere.LovejoyISDhas an unparalleled sense of community and connection centered on maximizing student opportunity. Our collective commitment to excellence results in outstandingstudentoutcomes.

LovejoyISD’sLegacyofExcellenceincludes:

99/100“A”Ranking,bytheTexasEducationAgency(TEA)AccountabilityReport(2022)

Top1%ofTraditionalHighSchoolsintheNationbyU.S.News&WorldReports(2023)

Top1%ofSchoolDistrictsintheNationbyNiche(2024)

BestCommunitiesforMusicEducation4Yearsinarow

PlatinumAPHonorRoll&APAccessAwardsbytheCollegeBoard(2023)

Top5LoneStarCupFinishes4yearsinarow

45StateAthleticChampionships(Team(20)andIndividual(25)sincetheinceptionof thesecondaryprogramin2006)

These achievements are only part of our story. Our shared mission is to propel every persontopersonalexcellence,andourstudentsaresurroundedbyincredible educators whostrivetoexceedeachstudent’sindividualneedswhilepreparingthemfortheirfuture. Wecan’twaittosharemoreaboutWhoWeAre!

ThereisonlyONELovejoyandweareALLLeopards!

LovejoyProud, KatieKordel Superintendent

LI WHOWEARE

OURMISSION

Topropeleverypersonto personalexcellence. COREVALUES

KidsComeFirst. OneHeart.OneLovejoy. BestToday,Better Tomorrow.

ONE STANDARD

LovejoyISDisdedicatedto #OneStandardof “Excellence”acrossall studentexperiences, includingacademics, athletics,andfinearts.

CULTURE COMMITMENTS

LovejoyHSrankedtop1%ofTraditional HighSchoolsintheNationandTexasby 2023-2024U.S.News&WorldReport

Top1%ofSchoolDistrictsintheNation andTexasbyNiche2024

BestCommunitiesforMusicEducation fouryearsinarow

PlatinumAPHonorRoll&APAccess Awardsin2023

Top5LoneStarCupFinisheslastfour yearsinarow

*Relationships

*Learning*Collaboration

*Results*Fun GRADUATE PROFILE

*IntellectuallyEquipped

*OpentotheChallengesof Learning

*Well-Rounded

*EngagedinaHealthy Lifestyle

*FairandRespectfulof Others

A
A LovejoyISDisaTOPrated schooldistrictinNorthTexas EARNINGADISTRICTSCOREOF 99/100ANDAN"A"RANKING AccordingtotheTexasEducationAgency(TEA)2022AccountabilityReport RATED RATED
A T A G L A N C E A T A G L A N C E

BOARDOF TRUSTEES

2023 - 2024

LOVEJOY ISD BOARD MEMBERS

2023-2024 DISTRICT PRIORITIES

LovejoyISDstudentswillliveourLegacyofExcellencebylearningathigh levelsandgraduatinglifeready.

LovejoyISDwillvalueemployeesasourgreatestassetinservingstudents.

LovejoyISDwillprioritizecommunity,connection,andcommunication.

Lovejoy ISD will strategically plan for the safety and security of students andstaff,financialsustainability,andeffectiveoperations.

BoardPresident AmySmith VicePresident JeffWood Secretary JulieMcLaughlin Trustee MarkWheelis Trustee MarvinBobo Trustee JasonJaynes Trustee BarrettOwens

2023-2024 BOARDGOALS

The Lovejoy ISD Board of Trustees will prioritize high levels of student learning by supporting our 5 Culture Commitments and Professional LearningCommunities.

TheLovejoyISDBoardofTrusteeswillsharetheuniquestoryofLovejoyISD with stakeholders and promote shared responsibility for the District’s success.

The Lovejoy ISD Board of Trustees will support development and communicationofaclearvisionforLovejoyISD.

The Lovejoy ISD Board of Trustees will support employee satisfaction and morale.

TheLovejoyISDBoardofTrusteeswillprioritizetransparencyandoperate inagovernancerole.

Relationships. Learning. Collaboration. Results. Fun!
CULTURE COMMITMENTS
4093 45 21.15 98.48% 19.3% 12.6% 10% 3.9% *10.27.2023PEIMSSubmissionData
DISTRICT DATA PK-12Students ChildcareStudents AverageClassSize LHSStudentsparticipatein FineArtsorAthleticprograms GTServices 504Services SpecialEducationServices EconomicallyDisadvantaged

2022-2023STAAR DISTRICT PERFORMANCE

100%

1182

22.4

1,837

416

GraduationRate(2022-2023)

SATCompositeScore

ACTCompositeScore

APExamsTaken

CTECertificatesEarned

*Datarepresentativeof2022-2023schoolyear

POST SECONDARY PLANS

COLLEGIATE ATHLETES

4-YearUniversity/College CommunityCollege TradeSchool EnteringWorkforce Military 89.8% 6.6% 2% 1% .6%
SCHOLARSHIPS StudentsGraduatedintheClassof2023 ReceivedScholarships
406 59.5%
DollarAmountofScholarshipsReceived
$16,602,722
CommittedAthletes 11% COLLEGE MATRICULATION 96.4%
*Datarepresentativeof2022-2023schoolyear 96.4% 4 Year University and Community College
CLASSOF2023

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEME

AdvancedPlacementScholars

NationalMeritCommendedStudents

NationalMeritSemifinalists

UILAcademicStateQualifiers

CongressionalAwardGoldMedal

1st
TIME ROBOTICS 5AUILSTATE CHAMPIONS& WORLD QUALIFIERS 315 18 6 5 1 ACADEMICS *DatarepresentativeofAugust2022-Feburary2024

2022-23 2023-24

GirlsCrossCountry-StateChampions(Three-peat)(5thStateChampionship)

BoysCrossCountry-StateChampions(4thStateChampionship)

Volleyball-StateChampions(10thStateChampionship)

GirlsSwim&Dive-SilverMedalist(100Backstroke),SilverMedalist(Diving), 6StateQualifiers

BoysSwim-IndividualStateChampion&5ARecord(100Breaststroke), 8StateQualifiers

Football-StateQuarterfinalist

GirlsBasketball-Bi-DistrictQualifiers

BoysBasketball-Bi-DistrictQualifiers

Wrestling-IndividualStateChampion,4StateQualifiers

GirlsCrossCountry-StateChampions

BoysCrossCountry–StateRunnerUp

Wrestling–IndividualStateChampion,IndividualRunnerUp,UILTeamStateRunnerUp& DualStateChampions

Cheer–StateRunnerUp

GirlsTrack&Field–TeamStateRunnerUp(Silver),IndividualStateChampion(800),Silver Medalist(4x400,3200),BronzeMedalist(3200)-6StateQualifiers

GirlsSwim&Dive–6StateQualifiers,IndividualStateChampion(Diving)

BoysSwim–4StateQualifiers,SilverMedalist(200Free,500Free)

GirlsGolf–TeamStateQualifiers

BoysGolf–TeamRegionalQualifiers

BoysTrack&Field–2StateQualifiers

GirlsSoccer–AreaChampions

BoysSoccer–DistrictChampions

BoysTennis-TeamAreaChampions

GirlsTennis–TeamAreaChampions

Baseball-AreaChampions

Volleyball–RegionalQuarterfinalChampions

Softball–Bi-DistrictChampions

Football–Bi-DistrictChampions

BoysBasketball–DistrictChampions

GirlsBasketball–Bi-DistrictQualifiers

*EffectiveFebruary2024
31LHS ATHLETES SIGNED ON 2023-24 NCAADAYS ATHLETICS

*Since the inception of the high school program in 2006 ONE STANDARD

2 LISD FORMER ATHLETES DRAFTED TOMLB
Top5LoneStarCupFinishes StateChampionships(Total) 4 45 20 25 TeamStateChampionships IndividualStateChampionships 2022 GATORADE VOLLEYBALL PLAYEROF THEYEAR ATHLETICS

FINEARTS

CELEBRATIONS

Band-1stplaceAADivisionRegionalBandsofAmerica(2023), 4IndividualAllStateBandRecognitions

Orchestra - WSMS & LHS UIL Concert and Sightreading Superior “Sweepstakes” ratings earned by all three groups.

TMEARegion25AllRegionOrchestra:23WSMSandSCISand3

LHS students earned invitations. UIL Solo and Ensemble: 26

LHS students received Superior solo ratings, and 11 ensemblesreceivedSuperiorratings

Choir-IndividualAllStateQualifier

Cheer-5thPlaceOverallinStateChampionship

Majestics-HighPlatinumTeamAwards,TraveledtoItalyand NewYorkCitytoperforminholidayparades

Color Guard - 1st place for both LHS JV/Varsity at Independence, Varsity Finalist at WGI Dallas, 3rd place JV at Wylie,2ndplaceVarsity/JVatTheColony

VisualArts-2YoungArtsAwardWinnerswithDistinction, ETA Exhibition: Best in show, 3rd Place, and Innovation Winner, TraveledtoItalyforanimmersiveeducationalexperience.

WSMSTheatre-6UILOAPIndividualAwards:BestEnsemble, AllStarCast,HonorableMentionandTechnicalDesign

LHSTheatre-4UILOAPIndividualAwards:BestActor,AllStar Cast,HonorableMentionandSoundDesign

*DatarepresentativeofAugust2022-Feburary2024

EXTENDED TEACHER PLANNING DAYS TEAMLOVEJOY

Lovejoy ISD has adopted a specially designedcalendartosupportteacher training, collaboration, instructional planning,andretention.

Instructional 57.9% Auxillary 35.5% Paraprofessional 6.6%
TotalStaff AdvancedDegrees AverageYearsof Experience 546 135 13 DISTRICT *Datarepresentativeof2022-2023schoolyear
STAFFING

STUDENT SUPPORT

Lovejoy ISD provides PreK-12 student support services including counseling, nursing,studenttesting,and 504services.

16,000 SCHOOLNURSE VISITSANNUALLY

OPERATIONS

InstructionalFacilities

Non-InstructionalFacilities

AcresofGrounds

HVACUnitsServiced

LightBulbsAnnually

The LISD Operations department plays a critical role in creating a clean, safe, and functional educational environment for all LISD students. Asdedicatedemployees,ratherthancontractors, ourcustodialandmaintenancestaffalsoserveas valued team members to our students and staff onallcampuses!

850,000

SQFTCLEANEDDAILY 6 6 112
700 2400

STUDENT NUTRITION

Twenty-seven members of our Student Nutrition teambegintheirdayasearlyas6:00a.m. toprepare and serve meals to students on five Lovejoy campuses daily. Our Student Nutrition staff take great pride in their work and prioritize developing strongrelationshipswithLISD students!

223,870 MEALSSERVED ANNUALLY

TECHNOLOGY

LovejoyISDmaintainsa1:1studentdeviceratioinourK12Classrooms:

GradesK-1:ClassroomiPads

Grades2-3:ClassroomPCLaptops

Grade4:ClassroomChromebooks

Grades5-12:Chromebooksforeachstudent

In addition to the allocations above distributions for specific populations and curriculum are supported via labsandtargeteddistribution.

4,632

450

Technologyusersserved

Newlaptopspurchased,prepared, anddistributedtoteachersandstaff

3104

HELPTICKETSCLOSEDINTHE FIRSTSEMESTEROFSCHOOL

TRANSPORTATION &SAFETY

Lovejoy ISD Transportation currently employs 21 full-time bus drivers and serves 1,402 students on daily bus routes. Approximately 165,800 miles are projected to be driven throughoutthe2023-2024 schoolyear!

SAFETY & SECURITY

Lovejoy'sSafetyandSecurityteamconsistsof seven highly trained, full-time School Marshals. School Marshals protect our school communities by identifying, implementing, and executing safety measures on campuses and at student events. They build positive relationships with students, staff, and community stakeholders. We are extremely grateful for their dedication and commitment toschoolsafety.

165,800 MILESDRIVENANNUALLY

COMMUNITY DEMOGRAPHICS

5,327 $963,347 $135,238 1.06

3.07

SingleFamilyHomes

MarketValueofAverageHome

AverageHouseholdIncome

StudentsPerHousehold

AverageHouseholdSize

*Data representative of 2023 -2024 school year

**Demographer estimations (last census 2020)

Lovejoy ISD is committed to creating strong connections, engaging in meaningful collaboration, and providing clear communicationwithourLovejoystakeholders. Througheight communityengagementcommittees,LovejoyDistrictLeaders have connected with stakeholders approximately 2120 times duringthepasttwoschoolyears! *Dataapproximateandrepresentativeof2022-2023and2023-2024schoolyear

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENTS 100 540 280 150 350 150 550 CommunityCoffeeTalk Student-SuperintendentConnectionCouncil Teacher-SuperintendentConnectionCouncil LeadershipLovejoy CapitalPlanningCommittee FinancialSustainabilityCommittee PTORoundtable&PTOCouncil 2120

FINANCE& FOUNDATION

FINANCE

$42,071,923

23-24BUDGETTOTAL

FOUNDATION FOR LOVEJOY SCHOOLS

The Foundation for Lovejoy Schools is a nonprofit dedicated enhancing education for every Lovejoy student and teacher they can perform at a higher level, achieve more and be bet prepared for the changing world. Our Lovejoy communit generous donations champion educational initiatives a programs,including:

SafetyMarshals

InnovativeClassroomGrants

HolidayBonuses

ProfessionalDevelopment

NewTeacherClassroomSupport

LISDHISTORICALTAXRATES
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