Details overview

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

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Honors track
Project-based
Standards-based
Gifted / High performing

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Photography
2
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Improv
Visual arts Photography
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages (misc.) Bilingual Vanguard Classes

Support

13
Facilities
including: Science lab
Facilities Sports Fields
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Computer lab
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Cafeteria
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Tutoring
Counseling
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
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

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

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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%
Female 52% 49%
N/A 48% 51%
Male 48% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 89% 60%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

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

Culture

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

Awards

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

Teachers

15
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Computer specialist
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
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
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