Grand Prairie High School (CEEB #442930) serves an upper-middle to low income community. It is accredited by the Texas Education Agency and the Southern Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges. The enrollment is approximately 2800 students. The curriculum includes both college preparatory and career-technical courses. Evening school and summer school programs are also offered. Our special education program includes functional and CTED classes. The Ninth Grade Center offers an ESL Academy to assist in the transition of non-English speaking students into the core curriculum. GPHS operates on a semester calendar.
The job of molding lives is a tremendous challenge. All students can learn when provided proper guidance and support from faculty and administration, effective and continuously evaluated curriculum, and a safe orderly environment. Our entire staff is focused and dedicated towards this end.
Grand Prairie is a suburb of the Dallas/Ft.Worth metroplex. GPHS is located in the northern part of Grand Prairie just south of I-30 between Beltline Road and 19th Street.
The GPHS present site was built in 1951. Upgrades and expansions were made to the original site in 1990 to accommodate 2700 students. In 2002 the Ninth Grade Center was opened on the west end of the campus to house 1000 students.
Colors: Blue and White
Mascot: The Mighty GOPHERS