More than 14 colleges, universities, and technical schools with a total enrollment of approximately 56,000, are located within the Longview Labor Market Draw Area. Current enrollment numbers for Texas State Technical College and Kilgore College indicate an abundance of technically skilled workers prepared to meet the needs of new and existing businesses.
The Longview Labor Market Draw Area has exceptional primary and secondary schools. There are 264 public, 43 private, and 3 Catholic schools within a 12-county area. The wide array of school systems is designed to meet the educational needs of parents and students alike. Academic excellence is achieved through our Magnet Schools, Blue Ribbon Schools, High Accountability Ratings and focus on higher education through such programs as the Texas Scholars Program.