Classes start Aug. 9th, so get ready Longview ISD families!

Family signing child up for school.

The start of school is just around the corner. Longview ISD will start classes on Wednesday, August 9. Even before the first day of school, we have a lot of valuable information to share with you. If you need the district calendar for the 23-24 school year:

Don’t forget to send us your first week of school photos! Email Liz Ross at and she will post them on Longview ISD’s Facebook and Instagram. 


Choose LISD is closed. (Opened March 20 and closed June 20) Any student who attends Hudson PEP will need to contact the Welcome Center (903-381-2268) for assistance with their Choose LISD application.

Any student who would like to attend an LISD school that is not their home zone campus will need to contact the Welcome Center at 903-381-2268 for assistance with their Choose LISD application.  Any student who would like to apply for an Out of District Transfer must contact the Welcome Center for assistance with their Choose LISD application.

Any student who is returning to their home zoned campus is not required to complete an application in Choose LISD. They must, however, complete Skyward registration in Skyward Family Access at Skyward Family Access opens on July 17. If you have any problems with accessing your Skyward account or completing the Skyward registration, please contact your school campus directly for assistance. This includes user ID, password resets, etc.

If you do not have access to the internet, you may enroll on your student’s campus. Please provide the following documents to your student's campus during the in-person registration dates: current proof of residence such as a gas bill, electric bill, or lease agreement with children listed as members of household and parent’s ID (Drivers license with photo). The in-person registration dates are listed below, if those times do not work for you please contact your student’s campus or the ESC Welcome Center at 903-381-2296.

In person registration dates and time for each campus:


Longview ISD offers bus service for all eligible student riders (K-12) for home-to-school and school-to-home each day. There will be one arrival time during the morning and one dismissal time during the afternoon for each campus.

Families will be able to log into their student’s Skyward account and check their bus numbers and pick up/drop off information starting August 7. If you would like to check before August 7, families may search here: For more transportation information, please visit  

For more information on Zonar MyView: Ridership Zonar.pdf 

School Supplies:
Campuses will be purchasing a variety of school supplies for their students again this year. Families will need to provide a backpack (Bailey students do not need to purchase a backpack).

  • ETMPA: none needed/ students need to bring their backpack to Meet-The-Teacher. Backpacks will be tagged for the first day of school
  • Bailey: no supplies needed and no backpacks
  • Bramlette: no supplies needed
  • Hudson PEP: spirit shirt and planner, both can be purchased at Meet The Teacher
  • JLE: Backpacks (any), headphones, crayons, colored pencils, markers, glue sticks, pencils, eraser
  • JMQ: no school supplies needed
  • Ned E Williams: no school supplies needed
  • Ware ETMA: Kleenex, Lysol wipes and headphones/earbuds
  • Forest Park: only class specific supplies will be needed (will come from teachers)
  • Foster: only class specific supplies will be needed (will come from teachers)
  • Judson STEAM Academy: only class specific supplies will be needed (will come from teachers)
  • LHS: only class specific supplies will be needed (will come from teachers)
  • LEGHS: only class specific supplies will be needed (will come from teachers)

Dress Codes:
Specific information about uniform requirements is available at each campus. Please contact your student's campus directly for complete information about dress code policy. You can also check the website at 

After School Programs:

Boys and Girls Club - The Boys & Girls Club of the Big Pines supports afterschool programs for students all over East Texas. This amazing program serves students in elementary schools throughout Longview. To learn more about their programs and fall registration, please visit:

Thrive Longview - Thrive is a fantastic after school program that focuses on teen transformation and leadership. Buses drop students off at their location on Garfield Street. Thrive Longview’s hope is that our students and their families will prosper, grow, and develop vigorously through intentional programming because we believe in the African proverb, “it takes a village”. For more information or to register for fall semester, please visit:

Just Keep Livin’ - Just Keep Livin’ (JKL) serves LHS students and provides a safe space for them to connect with each other and their community. JKL focuses on health, nutrition, gratitude, and community service. JKL meets on Monday at LHS and Tuesdays at Thrive Longview (students will be bussed over to Thrive from LHS). To register, fill out the form below and email it to Liz Ross at  JKL Longview Registration Form: Parental Consent Form - Longview.pdf