Students enrolled 2988
School leader RENE SANCHEZ
Transportation options Yes
District Houston Independent School District

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8501 Howard Drive
Houston, TX 77017

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(713) 641-7400
(713) 641-7408
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4 stars
Based on 20 ratings

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January 06, 2014
Chavez A drop out factory but back in 2006-2007 They made a change its a good school It offers a lot of school activities and programs for students There's no more gangs and fights It's a calm and everyone respects each other equally It's just a cool learning and getting early dismissal and able to leave during Lunch duty . It has a college environment preparing students to the future GIVE IT A TRY WE ARE CHAVEZ !

- submitted by a teacher
July 17, 2013
Parent. We moved here 3 years ago from an other town, I realy had doughts at first but let me tell you that the teachers are awsome, the r.o.t.c staff there is extra awsome, with out there helo my son could have gotten lost in the crowd, and peer pressure, beingbfrom a small town then comming into houston your child could go eaither way if not guied correctly. I couldn't tell you enough how amazing the r.o.t.c staff was to me and my son, gosh they stuck by my son like they knew us all our lives, now thats what I call love, thank you so much sgt. And major for all you have done for my son, myself and all the others yall have helped!! Keep up the good work and god bless ya'll.

- submitted by a parent
May 26, 2010
My child is currently attending Chavez, and so far i have been very pleased. The teachers are good and the principal is great. He is very supportive of the students and he is involved. I have seen him attend many functions, football games ,band , and at theater presentations.Chavez has many wonderful programs for the students,To name a few the band who won The Opus Holland Award of $25,000.00,the theater program and FFA . I .was impressed to hear that more than 900 students attended class during the 2009 Christmas break. Chavez has many wonderful programs and teachers who care and who are leading our children.I hope and pray that they will help our children succed in high school and prepare them for college and the future. Go Lobos!

- submitted by a parent
November 20, 2009
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- submitted by a student
October 04, 2009
My daughter teaches art there, and loves it. It's a friendly school that serves a largely Hispanic neighborhood and treats everyone with respect.

- submitted by a community member
May 10, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating April 26, 2009
this school is going has great potential to be one of the best high schools in the city the magnet program is very good and there engineering and biomedical classes are good to!

- submitted by a parent
March 12, 2008
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- submitted by a student
November 12, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
August 08, 2007
I would like to voice that Chavez is under staff. I have been a parent that is very much involved with my daughters education. That school has many issues.

- submitted by a parent
February 09, 2007
I am a student and I can say that Chavez isn't the school that I thought it was going to be. The dress code in my opinion is stupid and you get into trouble as quick as wearing capris to school. Although some of these things may be for safety purposes others are just down right dumb.

- submitted by a student
September 18, 2006
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- submitted by a former student
July 21, 2006
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- submitted by a student
April 23, 2006
This school has been in existence for 5 or 6 years and has already had 4 principals. It has the potential to be a great school, but there is no consistency from year to year.

- submitted by a parent
February 09, 2006
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- submitted by a former student
December 14, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
July 26, 2005
I am a student at chavez high and I would have to say that I do enjoy the learing experence that I have so far recived at chavez high. this school is one of the places I can call home. I like the academic programs given to us and the different programs provided for us. as for the parent involvment I think that there can be more help on that. availability of the extracurricular activities in no limited to basic activities the fun we have learning different skills is wonderful to have.

- submitted by a student
April 21, 2005
I know that most teachers at Chavez work their butts off. The technology is amaging. Kids have access to everything. I would love more parents to be involved. The libary is one of the best selections I have seen. The staff is helpful. Of course, it is far from perfect.

- submitted by a teacher
February 24, 2005
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January 04, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
May 27, 2004
The regular program needs improvement but the magnet program is fairly good. My sons SAT scores and his grades compare to bellaire and debakeys average. If the entire school was like the magent program then chavez would be in the top schools in the city.

- submitted by a parent
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Chavez High School
8501 Howard Drive, Houston, TX  77017
(713) 641-7400
Last modified Chavez High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Chavez High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 21 reviews. Top