Edgewood Independent School District (Van Zandt County, Texas)

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Edgewood Independent School District is a public school district based in Edgewood, Texas, United States.

In 2009, the school district was rated "academically acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.[1]

School information[edit]

  • Colors: Purple, gold and white
  • Mascot: The Bulldog
  • Yearbook title: The Kennel
  • Football stadium: I. T. James Memorial Stadium

Campus[edit]

There are four schools in Edgewood ISD, all located on one campus at 804 East Pine Street in Edgewood.

  • Edgewood High School (grades 9-12)
  • Edgewood Middle School (grades 6-8)
  • Edgewood Intermediate School (grades 3-5)
  • Edgewood Elementary School (grades PK-2)

School song[edit]

"Don't Give Up the Ship" (original lyrics and tune by Harry Warren)

Bulldogs, stand together Don't give up the ship
Fair or stormy weather We won't give up We won't give up the ship
Friends and pals forever It's a long, long trip
If you have to take a lickin'
Carry on and quit your kickin'
Don't give up the ship

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Scott Tyner - NFL punter, Atlanta Falcons 1994
  • Cameron McCasland - Regional Emmy nominated film maker
  • Rachel Barr - All American shot put and track and field star; class of 1984.
  • Xavier Land -Class of 2004 is a former Staff Sergeant of the United States Army. He was awarded for over eight hundred combat patrols between the Iraq and Afghanistan War. Noted for being injured while performing combat operations in the middle east. His awards include six army accommodation medals. Four army achievement medals, valorous unit award. Presidential unit award, army good conduct metal, drivers badge.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2009 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2015-10-25.

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