College & Career Magnet


 Connect to your Future!

Important Dates

Magnet Fair
November 5, 2016 at the Curtis Culwell Center from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm            

Magnet Application Window
Opens November 17, 2016 and closes December 9, 2016                              

LCHS Parent/Student Information Meeting
November 29, 2016 at 6:30 pm


Mission Statement

The mission of LCHS, in partnership with home and community, is to prepare students to think, to communicate, to respect, and to understand the power of knowledge through excellent teaching, quality work, and positive guidance, assisting student to achieve more than a diploma.


Program Overview

The College and Career Magnet program at Lakeview Centennial High School is designed to prepare motivated students for entrance into college and for advancement in their chosen careers. Students will participate in academic and real-world endeavors allowing them to grow in knowledge and critical thinking skills. Students who participate in these programs have unique opportunities to leave high school with a strong foundation and with the background needed to pursue their future college and career goals.

Students may apply for one or more of the following unique programs: Law and Criminal Justice, Television Production and Broadcasting, or a Classical Center approach in Advanced Latin, Piano, and Dance. Each program offers specialized curriculum with qualified instructors. Each program provides students with a variety of experiences, beginning in the 9th grade.

The College and Career Magnet opened in School year 2001-2002 to students in grades 9-12. The College and Career Magnet is a continuation of the tradition of excellence at Lakeview Centennial High School.

Who is eligible?

Students are eligible to apply for the College and Career Magnet programs at LCHS if they have scored at the 50th percentile or above on a standardized achievement test in reading, passed all parts of the TAKS, and have no history of serious discipline problems. Additionally, those students who wish to participate in the Dual Enrollment program must pass an AccuPlacer or alternative in reading and writing.


Students who are accepted into any of these programs will be offered district transportation.


  • Television Production and Broadcasting
  • Classical Center
  • Future Teacher Internship
  • Business and Marketing
  • Law and Criminal Justice


Those individuals interested should contact Ms. Linda Jones, Assistant Principal, or Timi Creekmore at 972-240-3740. For additional information, please visit the College & Career page on the district site.

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