About Life School

About Life School

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1998

Life School Oak Cliff Est.

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Life School Oak Cliff was established by Dr. Tom Wilson with a total of 266 students. It now consists of elementary, middle and high schools. Dr. Wilson's vision was to provide quality education and give parents an educational choice regardless of their ability to pay. After enactment of charter legislation in 1995, Dr. Wilson realized that a charter school was the avenue to fulfill that vision.

1998

1999

Life Middle School Oak Cliff Est.

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Oak Cliff Middle School opened in 1999. District enrollment grew to 569 students.

2000

Life High School Oak Cliff Est.

Oak Cliff High School opened in 2000. District enrollment grew to 708 students.

2000

2001

Oak Cliff Secondary Participates in UIL Activities

In 2001, Life School began participating in UIL activities.

2003

Enrollment Milestone: 1,000 Students

In 2003, enrollment surpassed 1,000 students.

2003

2003

Life School Red Oak Est.

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Life School Red Oak Elementary was established, bringing enrollment up to 1,250.

2004

Life School Celebrates First Graduation

In 2004, Life High School Oak Cliff celebrated its first graduating class with 26 seniors.

2004

2004

Enrollment Milestone: 2,000 Students

In 2005, Life School grew to more than 2,000 students. The district also added competition venues for football and softball.

2007

Life School Lancaster Est.

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Life School Lancaster Elementary was established, bringing enrollment to 2,829.

2007

2008

Enrollment Milestone: 3,000 Students

In 2008, Life School enrollment increased to 3,000 students. Life School also received the highest rating for FIRST (Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas). The rating continues today.

2009

Life Middle School Waxahachie Est.

Life Middle School Waxahachie was established in 2009, bringing total enrollment to 3,434.

2009

2010

Life School Cedar Hill Est.

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Life School Cedar Hill Elementary was established in 2010, bringing total enrollment to 3,705 students.

2010

Dr. Brent Wilson Becomes Superintendent

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In 2010, Dr. Brent Wilson became Superintendent of Life School.

2010

2012

Enrollment Milestone: 4,000 Students

In 2012, Life School enrollment increased to 4,000 students.

2013

Life School Mountain Creek Est.

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Life School Mountain Creek Elementary was established in 2013, bringing total enrollment to 4,644.

2013

2014

Enrollment Milestone: 5,000 Students

In 2014, Life School enrollment increased to 5,000 students. Life School also became the first charter school to access the Permanent School Fund (PSF).

2015

Life High School Waxahachie

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Life High School Waxahachie was established in 2013, bringing total enrollment to 5,364.

2015

2019

Life School Carrollton Est.

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Life School Carrollton Elementary was established in 2013, bringing total enrollment to 5,604.

TRANSLATE

Dr. Brent Wilson - President
Sharon Williams - Secretary
Christopher Clemmons - Treasurer
Dr. Sharon Lee - Board Member
Ruben Martinez - Board Member
Chris Ransbottom - Board Member

LIFE SCHOOL (HOME)

132 East Ovilla Road, Suite A,
Red Oak, TX  75154
P: (469) 850-LIFE(5433)
F: (469)850-5434

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