Edward S. Marcus High School
Edward S. Marcus High School is one of five main high schools in the Lewisville Independent School District, in the U.S. state of Texas. The school opened in 1981 and was the second high school in the district. It services students who live in northern Flower Mound, Highland Village, Double Oak, Lewisville, and Copper Canyon.
|Edward S. Marcus High School|
5707 Morriss Road
|Motto||Pride in Excellence|
|School district||Lewisville ISD|
|Teaching staff||199.0 (on a FTE basis)|
|Student to teacher ratio||16.45|
|Campus size||About 52 acres|
|Color(s)||Red and Silver|
|Feeder schools||Clayton Downing Middle School, Briarhill Middle School, Lamar Middle School|
Edward S. Marcus High School competes as part of the University Interscholastic League in District 6-6A. Since 1986, Marcus High School and nearby Lewisville High School have competed in an annual rivalry football game dubbed the "Battle of the Axe". In 2000, the first "Mound Showdown" game was played between Marcus and neighboring Flower Mound High School.
The Marcus Marauders compete in the following sports:
- Track & Field
- Cross Country
- Hockey (Shared team with Flower Mound High School to form the "FMM" (Flower Mound - Marcus) hockey team.
Marcus 9th Grade CampusEdit
After the Lewisville ISD school board raised concerns over overpopulation in 2008, the Marcus 9th Grade Center opened in August 2012. Common freshman courses are offered on the campus, including English I, Algebra I, Geometry, World Geography, and Biology. Students also have the option to take elective courses on the main campus.
The demographic breakdown of the 3,195 students attending in 2018–2019 was:
- White - 70.9%
- Hispanic - 13.3%
- Asian - 8.0%
- African American - 3.8%
- American Indian - 0.3%
- Pacific Islander - 0.1%
- Two or more races - 3.6%
7.7% of students were eligible for free or reduced-price lunch and considered "economically disadvantaged" by the Texas Education Agency. 1.3% of students' primary language was one other than English and 10.3% of students received special education services.
Lone Star ClassicEdit
- Ryan Pressly – Houston Astros pitcher
- Marcus Smart – Boston Celtics guard
- Sam Garza – former professional soccer player
- Sarah Huffman – retired professional soccer player and women's national team member
- Scott Michael Foster – actor
- Jasen Rauch – Breaking Benjamin guitarist
- Hayley Orrantia – actress
- Ryan Pace – Chicago Bears general manager
- Chris Sanders – former NFL and Arena Football quarterback
- Cooper Land – former professional basketball player
- Mason Cox – Australian Football League ruckman with Collingwood
- Alexis Tipton — voice actress affiliated with Funimation
- Josh Carraway — Los Angeles Rams linebacker
- Paxton Pomykal — FC Dallas midfielder
- Jason Neill — professional footballer
- Kaden Smith — New York Giants tight end
- Colin Poche — Tampa Bay Rays pitcher
- Keaton Sutherland — Miami Dolphins offensive lineman
- Greyson "Goldenglue" Gilmer — professional League of Legends player, mid laner for Evil Geniuses
- "Skelton named new Marcus High School principal". The Leader. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
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- Archived: 02/08/96 Riley Names 266 Blue Ribbon Schools Archived 2006-12-05 at the Wayback Machine
- "Lone Star Classic – Drumline Competition". lonestarclassic-dlc.com. Retrieved 25 November 2017.
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