Lavon is a member of Community Independent School District (CISD), together with the cities of Copeville, Josephine and Nevada. The school district administration office is located at 615 FM 1138 North, Nevada, Texas, 75173, with schools currently in Nevada and Lavon. The district covers 89 square miles, and operates four modern campuses consisting of NeSmith Elementary, Carlene McClendon Elementary, Community Middle School and Community High School. During the 2006 - 2012 school years the district has had a Texas Education Agency Recognized District rating.
The entire district is wired for Wi-Fi connectivity, completed during the 2010 school year.
Phyllis NeSmith Elementary
Phyliss NeSmith Elementary opened in August of 2008, to serve students in grades Kindergarden – 5th grade. NeSmith has been a Texas Education Agency Exemplary campus the two years that it has been opened. Not only is the building visibly beautiful, it is modern and functional. This campus has 31 classrooms, 3 computer labs, a library/media center, music room, gymnasium, cafeteria, and administrative offices. During the summer of 2009 computer data projectors were installed in all the classrooms to allow teachers multiple ways to bring learning to their students. NeSmith Elementary is built using the same floor plans as McClendon Elementary school without the additional classroom wing at this time.
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Carylene McClendon Elementary
Carylene McClendon Elementary officially opened its doors to students on the first day of school, August 13, 1998. This campus serves grades Pre-K through 5th. New construction that was completed in August 2001 expanded the capacity of this campus to 650 students. There are 39 classrooms with computer data projectors in all classrooms. The building also includes three computer labs, a music classroom, gymnasium, cafeteria, library and media center, and administration office areas. All classrooms, office areas, and the library media center are connected to a district-wide computer network with internet access via high speed connections. The library has a Follett automated library system. Under a 2000-2001 technology grant, a networked computer and printer for student use was installed in all classrooms.
Leland E. Edge Middle School
Edge Middle School was officially established as a separate campus with the beginning of the 1983-1984 school year and today, serves grades 6th through 8th. There are 32 classrooms, 3 multi-media computer labs, a new state-of-the-art band hall, 2 gymnasiums, and Computer data projectors in all classrooms. All classrooms, the library/media center, and the administration offices have networked computers with internet access through high speed connections. A 2000-2001 technology grant provided each classroom with a networked computer and printer for student use. A 2002-2003 technology grant provided a mobile Videoconference unit that can travel throughout the campus.
Community High School
Community High School was built in 1987 and serves grades 9th through 12th. In the spring/summer of 2001 there was a major addition to the high school, as well as the addition of a state-of-the-art gymnasium, football stadium (with an all weather track) and tennis courts. The district also built a new AG-project center to house all of the student's livestock projects. A Region X Education Service Center grant added a mobile Videoconference Unit that can travel to any classroom on campus. All classrooms, the library/media center, and the administration offices have networked computers with internet access through high speed connections. The library has a Follet automated library system. Community High School is in district 11AAA for the years 2010-2012.
For further information, please visit Community ISD at www.communityisd.org.