Phone: 254-776-1150


Degrees and Certifications:

BBA in Management and Finance (Texas State Univ 2001) M.Ed in Educational Leadership with the Principal (Tarleton State Univ 2011)

Mr. James Stewart, Jr.

James Stewart, Jr. is a Waco ISD graduate where he graduated from Waco High in 1997 and has been in education for 19 years in Waco ISD. He served as the athletic campus coordinator and coached football & track while teaching social studies, math, and science at Lake Air Middle School for six years beginning in 2002. Mr. Stewart transferred to Waco High School in 2008 to coach football and track while teaching business, computer information systems, virtual business, and global business for six years. He served as an assistant principal at Waco High School from 2014-2018 and principal of Carver MS for the 2018-2019 school year.

Mr. Stewart attended Southwest Texas State University to play football while earning his Bachelors in Business Administration in Management and Finance. He later pursued his Masters degree in Education Administration with a focus on the principalship at Tarleton State University.

This is Mr. Stewart's 2nd year as Principal of Waco High School where "Lion Pride" continues to run deep! He is committed to the success of WISD's students, faculty, staff, parents, and community.

His favorite quote by Coach Vince Lombardi is "The only time the word "success" comes before the word "work" is in the dictionary"