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Award-Winning Public Schools

Longview is home to three award-winning public schools: Longview ISD, Pine Tree ISD and Spring Hill ISD. Each district supports the community’s target industries with programs that create skilled, educated graduates that are workforce and college ready.

Longview is also home to a number of private and charter schools, including religious-based education, Montessori and Career/College ready programs.

Home of the Lobos

Longview ISD is the largest and most comprehensive school district in the greater Longview area. The district attracts students from both Longview and the surrounding area, allowing families to take advantage of high-quality education and opportunities.

LISD is focused on serving its students and community with programs and a curriculum that equip students with a college-preparatory education, military readiness, future career aspirations and intercultural understanding for the 21st century. Magnet campuses and distinguished programs, including Montessori, STEAM and International Baccalaureate.

Longview High School strives to graduate students that are prepared to enter the workforce or continue their education. LHS offers a wide range of academic and extracurricular programs, along with a comprehensive CTE program, with curricula including:

  • Manufacturing

  • Science, Technology, and Engineering

  • Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics

  • Health Science, and IT

Dual credits are also available through Kilgore College.

Home of the Panthers

Serving the northern portion of Longview, Spring Hill ISD offers programs of study aligned with the regional labor market information to allow students to pursue high-skill, high-demand occupations with high wages.

Spring Hill High School serves nearly 600 students with excellent academic, extracurricular, workforce training and college preparatory programs. AP,  Career and Technology and Dual Credit opportunities are available. The campus is also home to a student-operated internet cafe!

CTE Programs range from health science and accounting to robotics and design, with the opportunity to earn certifications such as:

  • Welding

  • QuickBooks

  • Microsoft Office Suite

Dual-credit courses are offered through Kilgore College, LeTourneau University and Texas State Technical College - Marshall.

Home of the Pirates

Pine Tree ISD serves the western portion of Longview, with a focus on fostering a culture of innovation and empowering all students to develop their unique passions and make a positive impact on global society.

Pine Tree High School focuses on creating well-rounded students who are career and college ready. The campus offers a range of academic, and extracurricular programs and opportunities to earn college credits through AP courses, dual credit and Advanced Technical Credit (ATC). 

Dual-credit opportunities are available through Kilgore College/Kilgore College-Longview and LeTourneau University, with courses ranging from core curriculum to Career and Technology.

Home of the Bobcats

Hallsville Independent School District is located in the western part of Harrison County just a few miles east of Longview. HISD covers approximately 188 square miles and contains nine schools and roughly 19,104 students. Hallsville ISD and every campus in Hallsville ISD are currently rated as Met Standard by the Texas Education Agency and continues the academic excellence that has been a hallmark of this school district for decades.

Hallsville ISD is the only district in Texas recognized by Solution Tree as a Model PLC District. Four of the district’s campuses have also been individually recognized as Model PLC campuses.

HISD is also recognized as a District of Innovation. This is a concept passed by the 84th Legislative Session in House Bill 1842, that gives traditional independent school districts most of the flexibilities available to Texas' open enrollment charter schools. To access these flexibilities, a school district must adopt an innovation plan, as set forth in Texas Education Code chapter 12A.

Outstanding Colleges & Universities

With 15 regional colleges and universities, Longview residents have access to the higher education they need to pursue rewarding careers. These institutions partner with businesses and the community to provide the skilled and educated workforce that businesses and industries need for successful operations.

With locations in both Kilgore and Longview, Kilgore College enrolls more than 5,000 students annually. The college offers both university-transferable core-curriculum classes and certificate and degree programs in six high-demand areas, including education, health sciences, IT, manufacturing, transportation, and STEM. KC is also home to the world-renowned Rangerettes, a collegiate drill team founded in 1940.

UT Tyler Longview University Center offers upper-division courses in nursing and industrial technology, conveniently allowing residents to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing or a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology. UT Tyler offers both undergraduate and graduate programs, with some programs 100% online.

Leading programs include Nursing, Business, Engineering, Arts and Sciences, Pharmacy, Pre-Med, and Teacher Education.

LeTourneau University is a premier Christian polytechnic university with more than 120 degree programs. LeTourneau provides students with hands-on learning and real-world experience that prepares them for successful careers upon graduation. Programs at LeTourneau include Aviation and Aeronautical Science, Nursing, Computer Science, Education, Engineering and Engineering Technology.

LeTourneau’s College of Aviation and Aeronautical Science is the only comprehensive, university-level program in Texas, and it is one of the nation’s top-tier colleges for flight, aviation management, aircraft maintenance, dispatch, unmanned aircraft systems, and mission aviation training.

Texas State Technical College - Marshall (Marshall)

Tyler Junior College (Tyler)

East Texas Baptist University (Marshall)

Stephen F. Austin State University (Nacogdoches)

Wiley College (Marshall)

Jacksonville Community College (Jacksonville)

Jarvis Christian College (Hawkins)

Northeast Texas Community College (Mt. Pleasant)

Panola College (Carthage)

Texas College (Tyler)

Trinity Valley Community College (Athens)