Edison Preparatory School

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Edison Preparatory School
Location
2906 East 41st Street
Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74105
United States
Information
Type Public
Established 1954
School district Tulsa Public Schools
Principal Derrick Schmidt
Number of students 1,133 (HS at end of 2007), 897 (MS at end of 2007)
Color(s)          
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Information (918) 746-8500
Grades 6-12
Website

Thomas Edison Preparatory School is a public school located in midtown Tulsa, Oklahoma serving students from the sixth grade to the twelfth grade.

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The school was recently ranked by Newsweek as the #467 best high school in the nation. This ranking puts them #2 in Tulsa and #3 in Oklahoma. In 2005, 92 percent of Edison seniors graduated. Edison has more than 30 clubs and organizations for the estimated 2,220 students enrolled. The school recently became a "Program of Choice" (replacing the former program called Magnet Schools). The school offers a wide variety of classes including several foreign languages (French, German, Latin, Russian, Spanish, Chinese). They also offer classes that range from TV Production to Leadership to Dance.

The school opened in 1956 on a 44-acre (180,000 m2) lot on 41st Street in between Harvard and Lewis.

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Coordinates: 36°06′12″N 95°56′49″W / 36.103356°N 95.947064°W / 36.103356; -95.947064