Back to School 2022

Edgewood Independent School District is excited to welcome our students back to school for the 2022-2023 academic year! This year we ask all students, employees, and families to #ComeDreamWithUs as we achieve greatness in our District. Below you will find important answers to questions about the start of school.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the first day of school?
EISD is a District of Innovation, which means some of our schools follow different calendars. Please find the best academic calendar for your student on our Calendars Page.

First day of school for 2022 is Monday, August 8 for all campuses except Burleson and Gardendale which start on Monday, August 15, 2022
Does my student have to wear a uniform?
Most elementary and middle school campuses require uniforms. Visit our Student Uniform page for campus specific uniform requirements.

All students, including high school students, must follow the Dress Code guidelines found in the EISD Student Handbook and Code of Conduct.

How can we sign up for student transportation?
Parents, please complete the form to request bus transportation for this upcoming academic year.

This request form is for regular routes for riders who reside 2 or more miles away from their home campus.

Students who need special education bus service will need to work with their respective campus to process their request, or to confirm that it is already in place.

You will need to know your child's campus name to complete this form | Solicitud de transporte en autobús.

Submission of this form does not guarantee that your child will qualify for bus transportation.

Please note that it can take 2 to 3 business days to process your request depending on the number of forms we receive. You will be notified via email once a decision is made. 

If you have any questions, please contact the transportation department (210) 898-2045.  
What type of backpack does my student need?

Elementary Schools:

  • Please contact your campus for more information


Middle Schools:

  • Brentwood - Students can have clear, mesh or regular backpacks
  • Gus Garcia - Students can have clear, mesh or regular backpacks
  • Wrenn - Clear backpacks will be utilized

High Schools:

  • Please contact your campus for more information
When is Meet the Teacher Night, Orientation, Schedule Pick-up?

Important Dates

  • Friday, July 29th:
    • 9 am - 12 pm -- Gus Garcia 6th grade Orientation
  • Monday, August 1st:
    • 9:00 - 11:00 am -- John F. Kennedy Freshman Orientation (9th grade)
  • Wednesday, August 3rd:
    • 4:00 - 6:00 pm -- Las Palmas
    • 4:45 - 6:45 pm -- Brentwood Orientation (6th Grade)
  • Friday, August 5th: 
    • 9:00 - 11:00 am & 1:00 - 4:00 pm:
      • Brentwood Schedule Pick Up (7th & 8th grade)
      • Gus Garcia Schedule Pick Up (all grades)
    • 9:30 - 10:30 am -- John F. Kennedy Sophomore Schedule Pick Up (10th grade)
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm -- John F. Kennedy Junior Schedule Pick Up (11th grade)
    • 1:00 - 4:30 pm -- Fine Arts Academy Schedule Pick up (10th-12th grade)
    •  3:00 - 6:00 pm -- Jose Cardenas ECC and Stafford ECC Meet the Teacher Night
    • 4:00 - 6:00 pm -- Henry B. Gonzalez, Loma Park, Lyndon B. Johnson, Roosevelt, Roy Cisneros, Stafford, & Winston Meet the Teacher Night
    • 4:00 - 6:00 pm -- ET Wrenn Meet the Teacher Night & Schedule Pick Up
    • 4:30 - 6:30 pm -- Perales STEAM Meet the Teacher Night
  • Thursday, August 18, 2022, 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
  • Gus Garcia University School
  • Brentwood STEAM School of Innovation
  • Wrenn Middle School
  • Thursday, August 25: High Schools Meet the Teacher Night
    • Edgewood Fine Arts Academy - 5 - 7pm
    •  John F. Kennedy High School - 5:30 - 6:45p
    • Memorial High School - 5:30 - 6:45pm


Learn4Life - will host a Meet the Teacher Night in October 2022, TBA

Important Documents