« Back to compare
/ / School Profile
9-12
Public district
Lubbock, TX
Students enrolled: 2,043
 

Contact this school

2004 19th Street
Lubbock, TX 79401

(806) 766-1444
(806) 766-1469
Nearby homes for sale
Map of Lubbock High School address.

November 03, 2014
I went to Lubbock High School and graduated in 1973. This is the prettiest School in Lubbock and in Texas. All the people that went to school are great people to know for a life time.

- submitted by a community member

May 28, 2014
I graduated from LHS several years ago, finished university in Austin, and have since been back a few times as a substitute teacher while I work on getting my teaching certification. It's a great school to sub at! I loved my experience as a student there- my teachers were top notch and actually cared about us both as students with high academic goals but also as people. Many of those teachers are still there. There are plenty of high ranking organizations such as UIL math/science/debate/choir, mariachi, drumline, etc. for students to join. Students can also take classes not offered elsewhere such as automotive, naval ROTC, dance, and gymnastics. The pre-AP/AP classes are challenging and really prepare students for college, with minimal busy work, because they require students to learn how to study and manage time. High school is absolutely what each student makes of it and LHS has plenty of opportunities to take advantage of. Yes, half of the school are the kids that don't care at all, but the other half are students who transferred there for rigorous academics to make it a contender in Texas. LHS's valedictorian/salutatorian always have higher GPAs than other area high schools.

- submitted by a teacher

April 24, 2014
I have to contradict the parent who said "Parents beware". I apologize if this is rude, but that is the type of parent whose child-rearing would cause their child to have difficulty at ANY school. Prejudice and narrowmindedness do not lead to getting along with your fellow students or later with coworkers and neighbors. One of the great things about Lubbock High IS the variety of eithnicities and cultures. Learning to communicate across cultures is a great education in itself and is so beneficial to the student. All three of my children had wonderful experiences at Lubbock High, benefitted from great teachers, made good friends of all races and cultures, AND got a great education in the process which led to success in college and adulthood. Thank you Lubbock High!

- submitted by a parent

November 17, 2013
Even though most people say that LHS is "bad". They need to get their head out of the clouds because it is my first year here, and I am already enjoying. The teachers are fantastic and the academics are outstanding. Lubbock High is not bad at all in my opinion. It is the best decision I have ever made. I am now able to grow into the person I really am.

- submitted by a student

October 10, 2013
The student body at Lubbock High is "rough" at best. If you are raising your child with traditional values, be prepared to have those values challenged. Supervision is inadequate due to the large student body. However, LHS does offer top notch academics. It is the best academic school in the area, although I do not think it measures up to programs in bigger cities. Lubbock as a whole does not offer anything impressive in its schools, but if you need to live here for a job or for some other reason can't leave, LHS is the LISD high school of choice. Just be very aware of with whom your child is spending time. Our family came across several "friends" of questionable character, which can admittedly be found anywhere. However, it is the inner city school in town, it is a title 1 school, and many of the students have less than desirable home lives. Parents beware. There is more to school than AP & IB classes.

- submitted by a parent

September 27, 2013
Lubbock High School is the best high school in West Texas, turning out well-rounded top notch students all over the country. In my year, both the valedictorian and salutatorian went to Stanford University which was ranked #1 by US News and World Report. Other students to various Ivy league schools and top state public and private schools. My senior year, 10 people made Texas All- State Orchestra, which made us the high school in Texas with the second highest number of students making All-State. The high school in Texas with the most students was Houston School of Performing and Visual Arts, a school dedicated to the arts. If you want your kids to be equipped with the tools to succeed anywhere and be on par with kids from the top high schools around the country, Lubbock High is the place for them to go. It amazes me that not more people take advantage of this superb, free education and would rather shell out money for private school education in town. My word of advice is to save this money for college instead!

- submitted by a student

September 20, 2011
Lubbock High is the best Academic high school in Lubbock. This High School offers Pre AP, AP and IB classes. This spring they had 420 students pass the AP exams. That was more than the other three high schools combined!!

- submitted by a parent

January 22, 2009
I love this school it is the best high school I have gone too. It is so diverse and has really good teachers and AP courses

- submitted by a student

January 15, 2009
As a family, we all hated Lubbock. However, Lubbock High School provided our son an excellent education, preparing him extremely well for higher education. He may have had equally good results elsewhere, but to be honest I doubt it. Great AP classes, decent teachers, and good counselors.

- submitted by a parent

August 22, 2008
We were dissappointed in Lubbock High. The population is so high they are not able to manage the students well. The students have to wait a very long time to talk with counselors who really do not help them in preparing for college. Parents have to guess on how the dual credit works and they do not offer as many dual credit courses some of the other high schools. The diversity is great and they have great electives. The AP classes are good, but, only if your student can learn on their own.

- submitted by a parent

January 07, 2008
Lubbock High really does offer a truly diverse environment. Different student ethnicities allow students to learn not just about a set curriculum, but also about each others cultures and the world. The Pre-Advanced Placement, Advanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate classes are a challenge to the students who choose to work hard and strive to excel to their maximum potential. The teachers are well trained and have years of teaching experience. They know their subjects and are ready to help students be the best they can be. LHS is renowned for its academic achievements, and its top performance music program and ROTC, as well as the magnet school's athetic program which includes many different sports including dance and gymnatics, allows students to be well rounded and greatly prepared for college. Lubbock High simply sets students up for success.

- submitted by a parent

February 24, 2007
I find Lubbock High School to be a diverse, well-rounded place of learning. The level of academic achievement is second to none on the South Plains and across Texas. This is a place where children achieve and thrive.

- submitted by a parent

Profile Completeness

INTERMEDIATE

Want to improve this school’s profile? You can!

All schools on GreatSchools begin with BASIC completeness, which includes important information like contact details and test scores. It’s up to the school community to take the next steps. As a parent or community member, you can share what you know with other families by writing a review or answering a few questions about what the school offers. As a school leader, you can upload photos, describe school programs, and more with an Official school profile.

The completeness meter moves to INTERMEDIATE, then ADVANCED, and finally HONOR ROLL as you complete the following: 10 or more reviews, at least 1 photo, and 9 program questions parents find helpful.

Want to improve this school's profile?
for Parents
for Schools
 
Need help choosing a school? We can help »

Media Gallery

Media missing

Uh oh! No photos. This frame will look much better when you upload photos »


Facebook


Nearby homes for sale

     

Last modified: November 03, 2014

Sign up for email updates

Connect with us

Translate this web page

About GreatSchools

Our mission is to help millions of parents get a great education for their kids. GreatSchools.org is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families.


GreatSchools.org 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

©1998-2015 GreatSchools.org All Rights Reserved. GreatSchools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization | Ad Choices

Lubbock High School
2004 19th Street, Lubbock, TX  79401
(806) 766-1444
Last modified Lubbock High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Lubbock High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 16 reviews. Top