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Lufkin High School

Lufkin High School
309 Medford Dr
Lufkin, Texas, 75901-5217
United States
School type Public high school
Established 1905
School district Lufkin Independent School District
Principal Kurt Stephens
Assistant principals John Ball
Clarence Bennett
John Mahan
Scott Walters
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 2246[1] (2012)
Color(s)           Purple & Gold
Athletics conference UIL Class AAAAA
Mascot Panthers/Lady Panthers
Yearbook Fang

Lufkin High School is a public high school located in Lufkin, Texas (USA) and classified as a 5A school by the UIL. It is part of the Lufkin Independent School District that serves the Lufkin area and central Angelina County. The current Lufkin High School was formed in 1970 by consolidation of Lufkin High School and Dunbar High School,[2] the formerly African-American School in Lufkin. In 2015, the school was rated "Met Standard" by the Texas Education Agency.[3]


  • Academics 1
  • Athletics 2
    • State Titles 2.1
  • Fine Arts 3
  • Notable alumni 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6


  • UIL Spelling and Vocabulary Champions - [4]
    • 1999(5A)


The Lufkin Panthers compete in these sports [5]

Cross Country, Volleyball, Football, Basketball, Powerlifting, Swimming, Soccer, Tennis, Golf, Track, Softball & Baseball

State Titles

Lufkin (UIL)

  • Baseball [6]
    • 1963(4A)
  • Boys Basketball [7]
    • 1979(4A)
  • Football [8]
    • 2001(5A)
  • Boys Soccer - [9]
    • 2015(5A)

Lufkin Dunbar (PVIL)

  • Football [10]
    • 1964(PVIL-3A), 1966(PVIL-3A), 1967(PVIL-3A)

(Prior to 1980, Class 4A was the largest UIL classification)

Fine Arts

The Lufkin High School Panther Band received the only superior rating of (1,1,1) at all UIL Marching Competitions 2008 through 2014. The band also won the state marching title in 2014 at the NAMMB Military State Marching Contest for the first time in the schools history.[11] The Lufkin High School choir received a 1 at competition for 2008–2009, and every year for the past eight years. The Lufkin High School have been participating in competitions and emsembles. The choir performs concerts and popshows that are thrills to others. The Lufkin High School theater department also advanced to area competition in 2013, and district competition in 2014.

Notable alumni


  1. ^ Texas Tribune
  2. ^ Prairie View Interscholastic League Collection
  3. ^
  4. ^ UIL Spelling & Vocabulary Archives
  5. ^ The Athletics Department
  6. ^ UIL Baseball Archives
  7. ^ UIL Boys Basketball Archives
  8. ^ Lone Star Football Network
  9. ^ UIL Boys Soccer Archives
  10. ^ UIL Football Archives
  11. ^ National Association of Military Marching Bands

External links

  • Lufkin ISD Homepage
  • Lufkin High School Alumni Association
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