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Thomas Edison High School




Phone: (210) 738-9720 

Address: 701 Santa Monica Dr., San Antonio, TX 78205 

School website: Thomas Edison High School website

Academic programs:

  • P-TECH School of Business (starting 2021-2022 school year)
  • Magnet Program: Health Professions Institute
  • Magnet Program: Pathways in Technology Institute
  • The University of Texas at Austin Chem-Bridge college chemistry
  • AVID
  • Advanced Placement
  • Dual credit
  • Dual Language
  • Fire Science
  • Law Enforcement/Criminal Justice
  • JROTC Military Pathway
  • Culinary Pathway
  • Education in Training

Alumni Facebook page: Thomas A. Edison "Golden Bear" Alumni Association Facebook page

School Facebook page: Edison High School, SAISD

School history: In 1958, the present Edison campus opened for grades 9-12. The campus was named for Thomas Alva Edison, an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor. The school was originally opened in 1929 on what is now the campus for John Greenleaf Whittier Academy at 2101 Edison Drive. Read more here.



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Campus News

Edison HS has a unique courtyard and canopy for outdoor use located between the fine arts building and, cafeteria, and the boy’s gym. As a result of 2016 bond funding, Edison is benefiting from significant campus improvements that are already well underway. PBK Architects and Bartlett Cocke construction are collaborating on the project.

Alumni Updates

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Distinguished Alumni

Inspire Award Recipients

2011: Julie Wisdom-Wild, Class of 1965, CEO and Chemical Dependency Counselor of Alpha Home


SAISD Athletic Hall of Fame Honorees

2019: Larry Collins, Class of 1974 and Rudy Davalos, Class of 1956

2016: Christi Cano, Class of 1999



Star Students 



The Top 10 from the Class of 2020 received personalized visits from school staff and the Golden Bear himself!


Visit the SAISD Reunions page for reunion information. Planning a high school reunion? Submit your information here!




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  • Abdon Cantu
    commented 2021-05-17 20:42:07 -0500
    Golden Bear Alumni Association is going to award 12-$500 scholarships to 2021 seniors