James Madison High School (San Antonio)

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James Madison High School
James Madison HS 01.jpg
5005 Stahl Road
San Antonio, Texas, 78247
Coordinates 29°34′55″N 98°23′30″W / 29.581867°N 98.391615°W / 29.581867; -98.391615Coordinates: 29°34′55″N 98°23′30″W / 29.581867°N 98.391615°W / 29.581867; -98.391615
School type Public, High School
Founded 1976
School district North East ISD
Principal Debra Aceves-Torres[1]
Assistant principals Kelly Taylor
Joseph Williams
Roberto Ozuna
Zeena Rossi
Nathalie Hall
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 3,318 [2]
Language English
Color(s) Orange, Blue, and White
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Mascot Maverick
Feeder schools Wood Middle School
Driscoll Middle School
Harris Middle School
Rival schools Smithson Valley High School
Reagan High School
UIL Classification 5A

James Madison High School is a public school named after President James Madison in the North East Independent School District in San Antonio, Texas in the United States.


Founded in 1976, Madison High School graduated its first class in 1980. The school won the Superintendent’s Pride Trophy for six consecutive years. Offering space for 3200+ students, the school currently has the largest student population in its district.

Heroes Stadium[edit]

It was announced that Madison High School would be the first school to play in the new Heroes Stadium on August 28, 2009.

Agriscience Magnet Program[edit]

James Madison High School is home to an Agriscience Magnet Program. The program is one of the largest of its kind in Texas.[3]

The Arena at the NEAMP

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Norm Charlton - former Major League Baseball Relief Pitcher[4]
  • David Edwards - motivational speaker. As a varsity football player for the school's football team, he suffered paralysis in a game-time injury and became a motivational speaker. His death in 2008 prompted the school to hold an annual "David Edwards Day" on June 21 where students and faculty members sport the number 5 (his football number) in his memory[5]
  • Jeff Foster - former NBA Basketball Player[6]
  • Jared Padalecki - actor [7]
  • Todd Pletcher -leading American thoroughbred horse trainer[8]


  1. ^ http://teacher.neisd.net/edtech/ComRel/campusdetail.cfm?cOrg=005
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ James Madison High School Information
  4. ^ "Norm Charlton". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved June 24, 2013. 
  5. ^ "David Ewards 1987-2008". James Madison High School. Retrieved June 24, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Jeff Foster". Basketball-Reference.Com. Retrieved June 24, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Jared Padelecki". IMDb. Retrieved October 9, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Madison grad's five horses no guarantee at Kentucky Derby". San Antonio Express News. Retrieved June 24, 2013. 

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