Eisenhower High School (Houston, Texas)

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Coordinates: 29°52′54″N 95°28′20″W / 29.8818°N 95.4723°W / 29.8818; -95.4723

Dwight D. Eisenhower High School
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Address
7922 Antoine Drive Houston, TX 77088 (10-12)
Information
Established 1972
Principal Benjamin Ibarra
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 3,186
Color(s) Black and Gold
Mascot Eagles
Website
Eisenhower 9th Grade School

Dwight D. Eisenhower High School is a public secondary school located in Near Northwest and in Houston, Texas, United States.[1][2]

Eisenhower is a part of the Aldine Independent School District. The main campus is located at 7922 Antoine Drive, while the Eisenhower 9th Grade School is located at 3550 West Gulfbank Road.

The Inwood Forest community and the western portion of the Acres Homes community are served by Eisenhower. In addition, the unincorporated Harris County communities of Bammel Trace [1], Mount Royal Village [2], Parkland Place [3], Greensfield Village, and Willow Springs Villas [4], are zoned to Eisenhower.

Eisenhower offers a broad range of Advanced Placement courses, including chemistry, world history, calculus (AB and BC), macroeconomics, English, Spanish, Psychology and art history [5]. Eisenhower also sends at least two projects each year to the National History Day competition in Washington D.C.[6], while having a top-tiered Academic Decathlon team that has progressed to the state competition for the past three years [7].

The school is nicknamed "Big Ike" and "Ike," after Dwight D. Eisenhower's nickname.

The school was named a National Blue Ribbon School in 1988-89.[3]

History[edit]

Eisenhower High School opened in 1972. Eisenhower was the first desegrated senior high school in the Aldine Independent School District. [8].

Eisenhower 9th Grade School opened in 1999, relieving Eisenhower High School [9].

Feeder Pattern[edit]

Elementary schools that feed into Eisenhower High School include:

  • Anderson Academy(partial)
  • Bethune Academy(partial)
  • Carmichael Elementary
  • Carter Academy
  • Conley Elementary
  • Ermel Elementary
  • Harris Academy
  • Kujawa Elementary
  • Sammons Elementary
  • Smith Elementary
  • Stovall Academy

Intermediate schools that feed into Eisenhower High School include:

  • Caraway Intermediate
  • Hill Intermediate
  • Houston Academy(partial)
  • Wilson Intermediate

Middle schools that feed into Eisenhower High School include:

  • Drew Academy(partial)
  • Hoffman Middle School
  • Plummer Middle School(partial)
  • Shotwell Academy

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Boundaries." Near Northwest. Retrieved on February 8, 2011.
  2. ^ "Area Map." Near Northwest. Retrieved on February 8, 2011.
  3. ^ Blue Ribbon Schools Program, Schools Recognized 1982-1983 Through 1999-2002 (PDF)

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