Edison High School
Address
Map
9890 State Route 152 North

,
43944

United States
Coordinates40°26′55″N 80°44′48″W / 40.44861°N 80.74667°W / 40.44861; -80.74667
Information
TypePublic, Coeducational high school
MottoEmbracing Excellence
Opened1939
School boardAaron Richardson, Anna Ault, Ron Smyth, Matt Bordash, Josh McConnell
School districtEdison Local School District
SuperintendentBill Beatie[1]
CEEB code364385
PrincipalMatt Morrison[1]
Grades9-12
Enrollment387 (2016-17)[3]
Average class size21
Student to teacher ratio20:1
Campus typeFringe Rural[2]
Color(s)Silver and Black[1]   
Slogan“Our Black and Silver will always Bare”
Fight songEdison Fight Song
Athletics conferenceOhio Valley Athletic Conference[1]
MascotEddie the Wildcat
Team nameWildcats[1]
RivalIndian Creek
National ranking12,710
NewspaperThe Paw Print
YearbookBack When…
Athletic DirectorTom Bocek[1]
Websitehttps://edisonwildcats.org/

Edison High School is a public high school near Richmond, Ohio, United States. It is the only secondary school in the Edison Local School District, covering students from the villages of Amsterdam, Bergholz, Empire, Irondale, Richmond, and Stratton, as well as most unincorporated areas in northern Jefferson County. Athletic teams compete as the Edison Wildcats in the Ohio High School Athletic Association as a member of the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference.[1]

Edison is a very agriculturally active district, with an FFA club which goes nationally to events. Edison also offers specialized career pathways which prepare students for their post-graduation careers, focusing on engineering, public service, biomedical science, and technological advancements.[citation needed] The district also boasts having the newest state-of-the-art athletic facilities in the OHSAA, including a 2,500 person field-house, turf football, softball, and baseball fields, an 8-lane track, and 5-mile cross country course.[citation needed]

History

The school was formed in the 1980s as Edison South High School from the merger of three existing high schools; the Jefferson Union High School (Yellow Jackets), Stanton High School (Raiders), and Springfield High School (Tigers), represented by a mural on campus. Later, it was merged with Edison North High School in Hammondsville.

Athletics

Edison High School fields athletic teams in football, basketball, track, cross country, volleyball, golf, baseball, soccer, softball, swimming, and wrestling.[citation needed]

OHSAA State Championships

Further information: Ohio High School Athletic Association

* Titles won by Springfield High School prior to consolidation.

OVAC Conference Championships

Buckeye 8 Conference Championships

Withdrew Membership of Buckeye 8 Athletic Conference as of August 1, 2023

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association member directory". Archived from the original on 2010-11-04. Retrieved 2010-03-16.
  2. ^ U.S. News & World Report. "Edison High School". Retrieved 2017-07-14.
  3. ^ "Edison High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  4. ^ a b OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association Web site". Retrieved 2006-12-31.