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HISD redistributes some Vanguard funding in 2014-15 budget proposal

Education News, HISD, Houston Schools May 14, 2014 at 9:27 pm

According its recent budget proposal, The Houston Independent School District will eliminate local magnet funding for its Vanguard schools that serve gifted and talented students in the district. The $3 million will be redistributed among zoned non-magnet schools to expand programming. “There are some schools that don’t receive any fundingRead More

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HISD’s Carnegie, Bellaire, Lamar high schools place well in US News rankings

Eleven schools in the Houston Independent School District were ranked in U.S. News and World Reports prestigious list of Best High Schools in the United States.  The rankings include more than 4,700 of the top high schools in the country. Carnegie Vanguard, the district’s flagship high school for gifted andRead More

HISD recruits for special programs at school-choice fair this weekend

HISD recruits for special programs at school-choice fair this weekend

Education News, Houston Schools, Schools April 24, 2014 at 7:00 am

Students interested in enrolling in a specialized program for the 2014-2015 school year and their parents can examine the offerings at the Houston Independent School District Choice Fair this weekend. The fair will take place this Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Northwest Mall, 9500Read More

Types of Texas High School Diplomas – Distinguished vs. Recommended

Types of Texas High School Diplomas – Distinguished vs. Recommended

Update: This article describes the graduation requirements applicable to students graduating in 2017 or before. For more information on the new Foundation High School graduation requirements, which are applicable to all students matriculating after 2014 and available on an opt-in basis to students graduating in 2015-2017, see our comprehensive guideRead More

From Wikipedia

Harvard Elementary School

Houston Schools August 16, 2013 at 1:19 pm

Founded in 1898, Harvard Elementary began with 30 students in five grades, serving students in the Houston Heights and is still at its original location.  Before it was officially named after the street on which it is located, it was known as “Houston Heights School No. 2.”  The school’s missionRead More

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An Expat’s Guide to Houston’s International Schools

Houston Schools August 14, 2013 at 6:03 pm

A Growing Expatriate Community Gives Rise to Many International School Options Houston is a wonderfully diverse and cosmopolitan city and home to many nationalities and international companies and entities.  With a growing international and mobile workforce this growth has given rise to an increased demand for international schools. These schools facilitateRead More

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St. Stephen’s Episcopal School – Profile

Houston Schools August 12, 2013 at 10:44 am

St. Stephen’s Episcopal School teaches children in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade following Montessori principles.  It was originally founded in 1971 as a parish school at Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church following the educational curriculum of Dr. Maria Montessori.  The school moved to the St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church facility in 1983 andRead More

From the Village School

The Village School

Houston Schools August 6, 2013 at 6:14 pm

The Village School began as an early childhood education facility in 1966, expanding to include Pre-Kindergarten to 4th grade students by 1983.  During the ten years that followed, The Village School moved to its current location in West Houston and introduced 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grades to its curriculum. Read More

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Edgar Allen Poe Elementary

Houston Schools July 23, 2013 at 2:47 pm

Edgar Allen Poe Elementary is a fine arts magnet school pursuing authorization as an IB World School with a Primary Years Program (IB PYP). The school’s goal is to “develop creative thinkers and performers in the arts that recognize and appreciate how the arts, through time, have continued to distinguishRead More

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Lanier Middle School

Houston Schools July 23, 2013 at 11:10 am

Lanier Junior High School was founded in 1926 as one of the first junior high schools in HISD and was named after southern poet Sidney Lanier.  Lanier occupies its original building, although it has undergone many renovations to upgrade its existing facilities. Lanier’s mission is to “provide a relevant rigorousRead More

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Lamar High School

Houston Schools July 23, 2013 at 10:11 am

In 1859, a school for local children opened at what, in 1936, would become Lamar High School.  Forty-six years later, Lamar added its IB program, and seven years after that, it added its Business Magnet Program.   Lamar serves River Oaks, the incorporated city of West University Place, and other HoustonRead More

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The Awty International School

Houston Schools July 17, 2013 at 10:09 pm

The Awty International School (AIS) was originally founded as the Awty School in 1956 as a preschool, eventually adding an Upper School by 1975.  In 1984, the Awty School merged with the French School of Houston and became the Awty International School. With more than 1500 students, AIS proclaims toRead More

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River Oaks Elementary IB World School

Houston Schools July 3, 2013 at 7:50 pm

River Oaks Elementary (ROE), an HISD Vanguard magnet and neighborhood school, first opened its doors in 1929 with support from Ima Hogg, Agnese Carter, and Pat Houston. Following a decline in enrollment after court ordered integration of HISD schools, ROE became a magnet-only school in 1986. The neighborhood program wasRead More