Back to School

Edgewood Independent School District is excited to welcome our students back to school for the 2024-2025 academic year! 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 most EISD campuses is Tuesday, August 13, 2024.

First Day of School for Gardendale Early Learning Program is Monday, August 19, 2024. 

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.

What school supplies does my student need?
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 |

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. 

Please review our Transportation Handbook | Manual en Español

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 backpacks.
Gus Garcia - Please contact your campus for more information.

High Schools: Please contact your campus for more information.

When is my Meet the Teacher Night?

Important Dates

  • Thursday, July 27:
    •  9:00 - 12:00 pm -- Gus Garcia 6th Grade Orientation
  • Thursday, August 3:
    •  4:00 - 5:30 pm -- Roy Cisneros Meet the Teacher
  • Friday, August 4:
    • 4:00 - 6:00 pm -- Early Childhood Centers Meet the Teacher
    • 3:30 - 5:00 pm -- Elementary Schools Meet the Teacher
    • 4:30 - 6:00 pm -- Middle Schools Meet the Teacher
  • Thursday, August 17:
    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm -- High School Meet the Teacher

Important Documents