College and Career magnet

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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

Please view or download an overview of the magnet programs at Lakeview Centennial High School.

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 STAAR, and have no history of serious discipline problems. Additionally, those students who wish to participate in the Dual Enrollment program must pass an TSI or alternative in reading and writing.


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


Please view or download one of the documents below to get more information about a specific program.


Interested individuals should contact Marquis McClean, Assistant Principal, or Vanessa Dry at 972-240-3740


It is almost time to apply! Applications must be submitted through the parent’s Skyward account or in person at Lakeview.  

Visit the district magnet application process & timelines page for application information and important dates.

Submit a question for our Virtual Magnet Fair by visiting the Lakeview Centennial HS Parent Forum