South Grand Prairie High School
|South Grand Prairie High School|
|301 West Warrior Trail
Grand Prairie, Texas, Dallas County, 75052
|Motto||"Honor, Pride, Spirit"|
|Asst. Principal||Robert Holt (on paid leave), Brayonna Howard, Marilyn Neely, Dr. Steve Brule, Tim Shepherd, Donna Wallace, John Young|
|Athletics||Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Football, Golf, KROO Games, Marching Band, Mariachi Band, Soccer, Softball, Swimming & Diving, Tennis, Track, Volleyball, and Wrestling|
|Accreditation||Texas Education Agency;
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
- SGPHS totes an awarding winning band, with many State and National Champions. Their musics has garnered high awards and acclaimed success, including Abracadabra, Trials and Triumphs of a Warrior, Courage and Truth and most importantly Swan Lake.
- South Grand Prairie is highly known for starting the KROO, consisting of several members of celebrity status who remain anonymous.
South Grand Prairie High School originally opened in the fall of 1969 with 448 students enrolled, 87 of which were seniors. The first campus was housed at what is now the ninth grade center.
In 1999, South Grand Prairie was named a "New American High School National Showcase Site" by the U. S. Department of Education.
In 2002, the front of the building was completely redesigned, and the SGPHS 9th Grade Campus was moved to an adjacent building (formerly Andrew Jackson Middle School) to the main campus. Since that time many career academy courses have been implemented and acknowledged.
In 2001-2002 and 2002-2003 the school received a "Recognized" status from the Texas Education Agency.
In the spring of 2007, SGP received a grant to become part of the SREB and the HSTW new Enhanced Schools Network. Over a two-year period, the administration and staff will work toward even more improvement via the 'best practices' recommended by this program. Specifically included is a concentrated literacy emphasis, which at SGP is referred to as the WRAD program - Writing and Reading across Disciplines. 
- Remi Ayodele, professional football player
- Skeeter Henry, professional basketball player
- Jason Villalba, member of the Texas House of Representatives from District 114 in Dallas County; attorney for Dallas firm of Haynes and Boone
- Jonathan Villanueva, professional soccer player
- Carson Wiggs, professional football player
- Tramel, Berry (February 7, 2010). "Former Sooner Remi Ayodele finds home with Saints". The Oklahoman. Retrieved January 18, 2015.
- "Former Dallas-area high school products Ayodele, Jackson extend NFL careers". Dallas Morning News. Associated Press. May 7, 2012. Retrieved January 18, 2015.
- Sayles, Damon L. (December 16, 2009). "Area coaches are thrilled to welcome top stars home". Dallas Morning News. Retrieved January 18, 2015.
- "Zac Crain, Is Jason Villalba the Future of the Texas GOP? Meet the only political candidate that Mitt Romney has endorsed". D Magazine, October 2012. Retrieved September 25, 2013.
- "Bruins land the top class". ESPN.com. July 26, 2006. Retrieved January 18, 2015.
- "Hoosiers and Bruins land strong hauls". ESPN.com. March 7, 2006. Retrieved January 18, 2015.
- Austin, John (June 9, 2008). "South Grand Prairie graduates on boat that sank in Cancun". Star Telegram. Retrieved January 18, 2015.
- McIntyre, Joe (October 14, 2011). "A look inside the mind of Purdue kicker Carson Wiggs". The Daily Colllegian (Pennsylvania State University). Retrieved January 18, 2015.