1855 - First school built in Eastland County near Colony Creek.
1881 - Private school opened in Ranger by Mrs. Vincen Heller.
1882 - Public Free School opened in Ranger.
1883 - Thirty-eight schools established in Eastland County.
1885 - Ranger incorporated for school purposes.
1889 - Two-story frame building served the community. Newspaper ad
1905 - First brick Ranger High School built.
1917 - Central Ward School served as grade school.
1919 - Construction started on Cooper School, Young School,
& Tiffin School.
1921 - St. Rita's Parochial School opened.
1922 - RHS Rampager football team
1922 - Ranger High School construction began near downtown.
1923 - Bullock School built north of Ranger.
1924 - Ranger High School Band organized.
1926 - Hodges Oak Park Ward School built.
1926 - Slaughter Ward Grammar School opened for African-
1926 - Ranger Junior College opened.
1934 - Tiffin school torn down & bricks used for Rec. Building.
1935 - Lighted football field built.
1942 - 12th grade added to high school. Nine independent
school districts in Eastland County: Carbon, Cisco,
Desdemona, Eastland, Gorman, Olden, Pioneer, Ranger
and Rising Star.
1948 - Cooper school building became part of Ranger Junior College.
1952 - St. Rita's Catholic School closed after 30 years.
1952 - Bullock School closed after 29 years.
1953 - Ranger Bulldogs won State Championship.
1957 - Ranger schools integrated and Slaughter School closed.
1978 - New RISD school complex built east of town.
1978 - Young school closed (building remains today).
1979 - Demolition of old Ranger High School
2003 - Five school systems left in Eastland County: Cisco, Eastland,
Gorman, Ranger and Rising Star.
2021 - Ranger football program changes to 6-man.
Ranger High School (present) (1923-1978) (1905-1922)
Football Schedule & Scores
Kid Day at RHS
RHS Drum Majors
RHS Flag Corps
RHS School song
RHS Senior Trips
RISD School Board
School-Hodges Oak Park Ward
School-Slaughter Ward Grammar
Sport stadiums in Ranger