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|South Grand Prairie High School (SGP)|
301 West Warrior Trail
|Motto||"Honor, Pride, Spirit"|
|Dean||Laigha Boyle, Chelsea Kostyniak|
|Athletics||Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Football, Golf, KROO Games, Marching Band, Mariachi Band, Soccer, Softball, Swimming & Diving, Tennis, Track, Volleyball, and Wrestling|
|Rivals||Grand Prairie High School|
|Accreditation||Texas Education Agency; |
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
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 Dr. Vern Alexander building. In 1972 the current campus opened.
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.
The South Grand Prairie band has been successful. Their music has garnered high awards and acclaimed success, including Abracadabra, Trials and Triumphs of a Warrior, Courage and Truth and It Takes Two. In the 2014-2015 year, all three of the concert bands, concert, symphonic, and wind ensemble, made Sweepstakes at concert and sightreading UIL.
The South Grand Prairie High School Band Head Director - Mr. Justin Wood Assistant Director - Ms. Michelle Ross Assistant Director - Mr. Billy Laird Color Guard Director - Mr. Jason Meier 2017 Show - Press Play 2016 Show - Out of the Box 2015 Show - Once Upon a Dream 2014 Show - Goddess of Fire 2013 Show - It Takes Two 2012 Show - Undercover 2011 Show - Solaris 2010 Show - Swan Lake 2009 Show - Courage and Truth 2008 Show - Trials and Triumphs of a Warrior 2007 Show - Abracadabra 2006 Show - The Prince and the Lion 2005 Show - New Beginnings 2004 Show - Medusa 2003 Show - Carmina Burana 2002 Show - Tempered Steel 2001 Show - Russian Christmas Music 2000 Show - Fiddler on the Roof.