Edison Preparatory School


Edison Preparatory School

Infobox School
name = Edison Preparatory School


motto =
established = 1954
type = Public
principal = Stacey Vernon
students = 1,133 (HS at end of 2007), 897 (MS at end of 2007)
free_label = Colors
Mascot
free_text = Kelly Green and Egg-Shell White
Eagles
free_label2 = Grades
free_text2 = 6-12
location = 2906 East 41st
Tulsa, OK 74105
information = (918) 746-8500
website = http://www.tulsaschools.org/schools/edison

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

Overview

The school was recently ranked by "Newsweek" as the #310 best high school in the nation, an improvement of over 250 spots in one year. This ranking puts them #2 in Tulsa and #4 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. Edison is second best to Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa.The school opened in 1956 on a 44 acre lot on 41st Street in between Harvard and Lewis.

Notable alumni

*Larry Drake - Actor, multiple Emmy winner
*Bill Goldberg - Professional wrestler, actor
*Ted Shackelford - Actor
*Spencer Tillman - All-American Running Back (Oklahoma), TV Sports Analyst
*Jeanne Tripplehorn - Actress
*Tom Adelson - State Senator
*Nancy Riley - State Senator
*Kevin Pritchard - Basketball player, NBA general manager (Portland Trail Blazers)
*Susan Savage - Past mayor of Tulsa

External links

* [http://www.tulsaschools.org/schools/edison/ Edison Preparatory School Homepage]
* [http://www.tulsaschools.org/ Tulsa Public Schools Homepage]
* [http://www.edisoneagles.com/ Edison Eagles Alumni Site]


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