Longest Playoff Droughts (Updated thru the 2017 season)
The following is a listing of teams which haven't made the playoffs in the longest period of time, listed by classification.
If a school has never made the playoffs, the year is shown when they first started play in UIL competition.
Based on a team in 11-man and 6-man.
-  Updated Dec. 30, 2017

Class 6A Class 5A
Houston Northbrook  NONE (since '74) North Dallas  1952
San Antonio Lee  1993 Fort Worth North Side  1979
Fort Worth Paschal  1995 FW Carter-Riverside  1995
Pasadena  1996 Joshua  1996
Pasadena Sam Rayburn  1997 Houston Milby  2000
Houston Spring Woods  1997 Dallas Sunset 2001
San Antonio Holmes  2000 Carrollton Turner  2001
El Paso Socorro 2002 Dallas Jefferson  2002
Houston Sam Houston  2003 Greenville  2003
Cypress Springs  2003 Corpus Christi Moody 2004
Round Rock McNeil  2004
Alvin  2005
Class 4A Class 3A
FW Diamond Hill-Jarvis  1954 Tornillo 1995
Huntington  NONE (since '82) Dallas A+ Academy NONE (since '99)
Progreso  1990 Bloomington  1999
San Elizario  1999 Como-Pickton  2004
Lamesa  2001 Warren  2005
Mabank 2007 Palacios  2007
Longview Spring Hill  2007 Paris Chisum  2007
Dallas Pinkston 2009 Paradise  2008
Bandera  2009 Early  2008
Hardin  2008
Millsap  2009
Class 2A Class 1A
Cushing  1997 Prairie Lea 1944
Malakoff Cross Roads  2003 Wilson  1988
Olney  2006 Bynum  1992
Boys Ranch  2008 Higgins 1993
Itasca  2009 Haskell Paint Creek  1995
Ranger  2010 Covington  1997
Dawson  2010 Fruitvale  2000
Archer City  2010 Westbrook  2001
Valley Mills  2011 Kopperl  2003
Hamilton  2011 Evant  2004
Saratoga West Hardin  2011 Afton Patton Springs  2006
Burkeville  2011 Lohn  2007
Morton  2011 Hart  2008
O'Donnell  2008