New Collegiate Academy Principal Brings 16 Years of Experience

LaKendra Simon - Principal at DHS Collegiate Academy

LaKendra Simon is the new principal at Duncanville High School Collegiate Academy. She is excited to get started and continue the high level of achievement established in the early college high school program. 

Ms. Simon most recently served as the assistant principal at DeSoto High School and has also previously served as a collegiate academy coordinator in Dallas ISD. Ms. Simon brings 16 years of educational experience to her new leadership role in Duncanville ISD. As assistant principal at DeSoto High School, Ms. Simon coached teachers in the areas of instructional design, which resulted in improved student achievement in all core subjects.


Ms. Simon received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of North Texas and a Master of Education from the University of Texas at Arlington.