Lorena Independent School District

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About Us

Lorena ISD has established itself as a premier school in the Waco/Temple area.  We are a mid-sized school with approximately 1800 students in grades PreK-12.  Lorena ISD takes pride in a high standard of performance and the development of well-rounded students. 


Superintendent's Welcome

Welcome to Lorena ISD!

Lorena ISD is one of the best school districts in central Texas and I am honored to be the superintendent. We offer programs for all students and have a tradition of excellence in academics as well as extracurricular activities.

Our students, faculty, parents, and community take great pride in Lorena ISD. Together we provide the best possible education for all students.

Go Leopards!

Joe Kucera, Ed.D.

Mission & Vision

Our Mission:
Providing exceptional learning opportunities that inspire and equip all students for a productive and independent future.
Our Vision:
Honoring tradition, creating the future.

What We Believe

In Lorena ISD we believe…
… all students shall expect well-rounded, student-centered opportunities while enjoying a challenging, supportive, educational experience in a safe, inclusive, and educationally appropriate environment that prepares them for an independent future.

… all parents and families shall be invited and welcomed partners in their children’s education so that together we may holistically support our community by promoting healthy values, investing in and equipping children for success.

… all faculty and staff shall be well-resourced, effective educators who build meaningful and positive relationships with all stakeholders to create a safe, supportive, inspirational, and challenging environment.

… all campus leadership shall nurture and grow in partnership with families, teachers and staff, a safe, engaging, student-centered environment built upon trust, relationships and campus culture.

… the Superintendent and Central Office staff shall value our Leopard traditions, while boldly looking to a future of inclusivity and innovation in preparing our students to become independent and productive citizens.

… the Board of Trustees shall be well informed, ethical, community leaders who are involved, visible and approachable while responding to present needs and creating a future for all stakeholders of Lorena ISD.

Administration Office

308 North Frontage Rd
Lorena, TX 76655
Phone: 254-857-3239
Fax: 254-857-4533
Hours: 8a.m. - 4:00p.m.,