Waxahachie High School

  • Waxahachie High School Entrance

    • WHS offers College Board Advanced Placement courses in English Literature/Composition, Physics, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Computer Science, History, Economics, French, and Spanish
    • Computerized library with an online database with excellent research-teaching facilities
    • An award-winning Career and Technology Education program offering agriscience education, consumer/homemaking education, marketing education, office education, industrial technology, health occupations, law enforcement, and school-age parenting programs featuring innovative programming to develop career-ready students
    • An award-winning high school marching band, symphonic band, and jazz band
    • An outstanding athletic program that includes swimming, baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, tennis, track, softball, and volleyball
    • A special education program with diagnostic services for students with special needs
    • An outstanding academic University Interscholastic League program
    • Active Partners In Education program in conjunction with the Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce

     

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About WHS

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    WAXAHACHIE, TEXAS. Waxahachie, the county seat of Ellis County, is on Interstate Highway 35E and U.S. Highway 287, thirty miles south of Dallas in the central part of the county. The name comes from an Indian word meaning "cow" or "buffalo" and is also the name of a local creek.
     
    WHS Basics
    • School Name: Waxahachie High School
    • Colors: Green & white
    • UIL Class: 6A
    • District: 7
    • Student population: approx 3,000
    • Nicknames: "Indians," "NDNs," "Lady Indians," "Hachie," "The Tribe"
     
    Alma Mater
    Waxahachie Hail to thee
    We will ever loyal be 
    As we loud thy praises tell 
    Noble school we love so well 
    Green and white our banners fly 
    Raise them proudly to the sky 
    Glorious memories never die
    Hail to thee
    Hail to thee
    Waxahachie High