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Hours 7:45 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader DIANA GIBSON-JOHNSON
District Houston Independent School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Photography
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Improv
Visual arts Photography
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Vanguard Magnet Program
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Project-based
Standards-based
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Tx Performance Standards Project
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages (misc.) Bilingual Vanguard Classes
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

Support

13
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Tutoring
Counseling
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Sports Fields
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Computer lab
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Parent center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Cafeteria

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 60% 52%
Black 37% 13%
White 1% 29%
Two or more races n/a 2%
Asian or Pacific Islander n/a 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander n/a 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native n/a 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 41% 17%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 89% 60%
Female 52% 49%
Male 48% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

1
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
2
Boys Sports
including: Cross country
9
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Cheerleading
Boys sports Cross country
Soccer
Clubs (misc.) UIL Competitions
Clubs Book / reading club
Boy Scouts
Community service
Debate
Drama club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Math club
Robotics club
Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 5:45 PM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Awards

Academic award TBEC Honored School
Year received 2011
Academic award NCEA Higher Performing School
Year received 2011

Teachers

15
Staff
including: Computer specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Computer specialist
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
Nurse
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
Transportation options (misc.) HISD school bus if 2miles away

Enrollment

Learn more Http://schools.houstonisd.org/domain/6477
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines

Sources

Student diversity TX Education Agency, 2013-2014
Students by group TX Education Agency, 2013-2014