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|Lindale Independent School District||Private Schools in Tyler|
District Contact Information
|LISD District Administration Office Physical Address:|
LISD Administration Office
|LISD District Mailing Address:|
||Lindale ISD District Boundary Map|
|Superintendent: Stan Surratt
|School Board Members: http://www.lindaleeagles.org/pages/Administration/School-Board
|Lindale Education Foundation: www.lindalefoundation.org/|
The Lindale Independent School District encompasses 184 square miles in the northern part of Smith County where it serves Lindale as well as the communities of Carroll, Mt. Sylvan, Swan, and Hide-A-Way Lake.
District Mission Statement: The District's overall goal is to educate students to their highest levels of potential in order to sucessfully meet the challenges of our constantly changing society. Students will be provided opportunities to acquire essential academic knowledge and skills to equip them to be productive and responsible citizens. All students will be taught the District-adopted "Traditional Moral Values and Ethics." Within a safe environment, exemplary and up-to-date curriculum will be provided to all District students for their highest level of academic and character development.
General Campus Information:
|Campus Name||Grades||Num. of Students||Student / Teacher Ratio|
|Early Childhood Center||Pre K & Kindergarten||385||15:1|
|College Street Elementary||1st & 2nd||535||15:1|
|Velma Penny Elementary||3rd & 4th||554||16:1|
|EJ Moss Intermediate||5th & 6th||553||17:1|
|Lindale Junior High||7th & 8th||558||14:1|
|Lindale High School||9th -12th||1010||12:1|
|Total Students in District||(Approximate)||3800|
Lindale is known for its strong support of its schools which are rich in local heritage, tradition, and embody a strong value system. The citizens of Lindale wholeheartedly support the school system because they believe Lindale is a great place to live, to work and rear a family. The community makes every effort to keep all of the district’s six campuses up-to-date in technology, curriculum, facilities and educational services.
That commitment continues to bear fruit. Lindale students consistently receive high marks for academics, vocational programs, athletics, band and scholastic competitions.
|School Name||Grade Levels||
2011 TEA Accountability Rating
|Early Childhood Center||Pre-K, Kindergarten||Recognized|
|College Street Elementary||1st & 2nd||Recognized|
|Velma Penny Elementary||3rd & 4th||Recognized|
|EJ Moss Intermediate||5th & 6th||Exemplary|
|Lindale Junior High||7th & 8th||Recognized|
|Lindale High School||9th through 1||Recognized|
With LISD's continued academic success, more and more students enroll with the district each month. To address the rapid growth in the student population, in 2009 the community voted for a $42 million bond that included the construction of a new junior high school campus, a new academic wing at the high school, a 1,200 seat performing arts center, new baseball and softball facilities, new tennis court facilities and improvements to the football field. All facilities were opened for the 2011-2012 school year.
|School Name||Grades/Ages Taught||Number of Students||Phone Number||Website|
|St. Luke's Episcopal School||15m - Kindergarten||102||903-881-8733||www.slesl.org|
|Great Foundations (Learning Center and After School Care)||6w - 12 years||125||903-881-5754||
|Toy Town Preschool and After School Care||12m - 12 years||80||903-881-9404|
|Bright Beginnings Preschool and Learning Center (After School)||6w - 9 years||70||903-881-9049||www.brightbeginningspreschooland learning.com|
|Grace Early Education Center||903-882-8440|
|First Kids Day School (Tues & Thur Mother's Day Out)||6m - PreK||45||903-882-8626||www.fumclindale.com|
|School Name||Grades Taught||Number of Students||Student/Teacher Ratio||Phone Number|
|All Saints Episcopal||Pre K-12||676||15:1||903-579-6000|
|The Brook Hill School||4-12||520||11:1||903-894-5000|
|East Texas Christian Academy||4-12||293||14:1||903-561-8642|
|Oak Hill Montessori School||18m-6th||174||4:1 - 12:1||903-561-1002|
|St. Gregory Cathedral School||4-5||295||13:1||903-595-4109|
|Stepping Stone||6 wk-4||250||8:1||903-566-1851|
|Bishop T.K. Gorman Regional Catholic School||6-12||416||11:1||903-561-2424|
Five post secondary colleges and universities are located within 40 miles of Lindale.
|Tyler Junior College at Lindale||Lindale||2||3,200|
|Tyler Junior College, Tyler Campus||Tyler||2||12,000|
|University of Texas at Tyler||Tyler||4||6,100|
|Jarvis Christian College||Hawkins||4||350|
Tyler Junior College Lindale Campus
|Campus Address:|| Tyler Junior College - Lindale Campus
2808 Main Street
Residents of the Lindale area can benefit from TJC-Lindale, located at 2808 Main Street, Suites A and O in the Identity Center. The TJC-Lindale site is anchored by a vocational nurse education program that produces graduates from its 18-month program to serve in a growing career field. The TJC-Lindale VNE program is capped at 20 students per cohort. Core curriculum courses and continuing education classes are also offered there
Brochure of Programs available at the Lindale Campus:
Tyler Junior College, Tyler Campuses
|Toll Free Phone:||(800) 687-5680|
|Campus Address:||Tyler Junior College
1327 South Baxter Ave.
Tyler, Texas 75701
Tyler Junior College strives to be the “community’s college,” offering courses in varied locations and in a variety of formats to meet the needs of a diverse and growing East Texas population. TJC is a two-year college accredited to award the associate in arts degree, the associate in applied science degree and certificates of proficiency. As such, TJC provides solid basics for freshman and sophomore students who plan to transfer to upper-level universities, along with technical degrees and certificate programs
Quick Facts About TJC:
|Campus Address:||Tyler Junior College West Campus
1530 SSW Loop 323
Tyler, TX 75701
TJC's West Campus is home to many technical and health degree programs - such as welding, auto technology, air conditioning, surgical technology and vision care – in addition to the School of Continuing Studies, which encompasses workforce development, business development and personal development courses and programs.
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Tyler Area Business Incubator (TABI), and Continuing Education administrative offices are located there, as well as the Literacy Council of Tyler/Smith County
University of Texas at Tyler
|Toll Free Phone:||800-UT TYLER|
|Campus Address:||The University of Texas at Tyler
3900 University Blvd.
Tyler, Texas 75799
The University of Texas at Tyler is part of the prestigious University of Texas System that includes nine university and six health institutions located throughout the state. Founded in 1971, UT Tyler today enrolls nearly 7,000 students and in 2010 awarded 1,509 degrees. The beautiful 210-acre Tyler campus is nestled along a lake, surrounded by thick pine and oak forests, providing a picturesque location for study and recreation. The University also maintains regional campuses in Palestine and Longview, Texas.
Most UT Tyler classes are taught by professors, not teaching assistants, and average a highly favorable 16:1 student-to-professor ratio, a definite advantage over larger, less intimate campuses. With more than 80 bachelor’s and master’s degrees offered through the university’s five colleges, UT Tyler offers a wealth of learning opportunities and dynamic programs, including many online master’s programs and PhD degrees in nursing and human resource development.
UT Tyler's learning environment is truly student-centered: We offer private university quality at affordable public university prices. We encourage you to visit campus and see for yourself why UT Tyler is where you’ll feel at home—and find your best path.
|Toll Free Phone:||800-306-6299|
|Campus Address:||Texas College
2404 N. Grand Avenue
Tyler, TX 75702
Texas College offers 16 baccalaureate degree programs within 4 divisions and has maintained a commitment to academic excellence for over 100 years. Texas College, a historically black college providing a liberal arts education since 1894, exists to help people succeed by assisting them in developing their skills and their self-confidence, as well as enlarging their perspectives on life. We are dedicated to providing citizens of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds with the opportunity for life-long learning
Jarvis Christian College
|Campus Address:||Hwy 80 E 7631 Private Rd
Hawkins, Texas 75765
Jarvis Christian College, an accredited, private, co-educational, church-related college, is located one mile east of Hawkins, Texas, and four miles west of Big Sandy, Texas, on U.S. Highway 80. It is fourteen miles from U.S. Interstate 20. Accessible Texas cities within a radius of thirty miles are Lindale, 17-miles southwest, Mineola, eighteen miles west; Gladewater, fifteen miles east; Tyler, twenty miles south; and Longview, twenty-five miles east. Tyler and Longview have populations of approximately 96,000 and 75,500, respectively. Both cities have daily airline service to the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.
Jarvis is free from the noise and smog of the big city and is conducive for study, but retains access to neighboring metropolitan areas. It is approximately 100 miles southeast of Dallas.
The campus is situated in an attractive wooded area of about 1,000 acres, providing adequate room for future expansion. The campus proper covers approximately 243 acres
Jarvis Christian College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate degree.
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