• Principal:

    Kathryn Carter kacarter@dallasisd.org

    Assisstant Principal:

    Amber Crafton acrafton@dallasisd.org  

     School Hours:

    8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

    Office Hours:

    7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Uniform Colors:

    • Top: White, Red, or Navy
    • Bottoms: Khaki, Navy, or Black

    School Colors: Red and Yellow

    Mascot: Comets

    Grade Levels: PK-5

    Trustee District (District 7) 

    Ben Mackey

    Feeder Pattern: Kimball 

    Executive Director: Dr. Dayana Kelly


    The vision of L.O. Donald Leadership Academy is to empower our students to envision themselves as leaders capable of addressing any challenge by equipping them with the skills and abilities to communicate effectively, solve complex problems, and positively impact their world.


    Our mission is to support all students’ academic, social, and emotional development by focusing on communication, collaboration, critical-thinking, and core knowledge so they are prepared to be leaders of their communities.