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School leader:  Ramon Moss
1501 Taft Street
Houston, TX 77019

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  • Dress policy
    Uniforms, Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students...
  • Coed / Single gender


  • Arts
    Video and film production, Jazz band, Band, Dance
  • World languages
    Chinese - Cantonese, Spanish, French
  • Sports
    Baseball, Cross country, Soccer, Tennis, Swimming, Track...
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53 reviews

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Develops honesty: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · September 24, 2015
The focus on the learning and critical thinking process and very small class size teaches students to own their work and really get to know their teachers. No one in this school will skate through unnoticed. Because of that, for a student to be... more

Teacher effectiveness: Very effective
Submitted by a parent · September 24, 2015
The commitment level of the teachers at CVHS is amazing! They make themselves available before and after school as well as during lunch to help anyone. Our daughter hasn't had a teacher yet who she didn't feel genuinely cared about how well she... more

Amount of homework: Just right
Submitted by a parent · September 24, 2015
I have trouble answering this question. My daughter has 3-6 hours of homework per night. But we expected that. It is an academic college prep focused high school. And she is a perfectionist, so she's not quick. She's really good, but definitely... more

Develops grit: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · September 24, 2015
This is a really tough school, academically speaking. Teachers are available before and after school as well as at lunch. They encourage students not to give up. They are there to help them work through things (rather than just memorize and... more

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