Carnegie Vanguard High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#17
College Readiness Index
98.1
Math Proficiency
3.9
Reading Proficiency
3.7
Student/Teacher Ratio
16:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 458 Students
  • 29 Teachers

Carnegie Vanguard High School
10401 SCOTT ST
HOUSTON, TX 77051

Phone: (713) 732-3694

District: Houston Independent School District

Overview

Carnegie Vanguard High School’s curriculum consists of Advanced Placement and pre-AP courses, as well as honors electives. Students at Carnegie Vanguard High School consistently exceed state and national averages on SAT and ACT exams. The low student-teacher ratio at Carnegie allows instructors to tailor lessons to the needs of individual students. Carnegie places a strong emphasis on community involvement, and requires every student to complete 100 hours of community service prior to graduation.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#17
State Rank
#3
Magnet Rank
#4
STEM Rank
#204

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 458
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 56%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 23%
Full-Time Teachers 29

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 100%
Proficient in Math 100%
College Readiness Index 98.1

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 47
Total Students 47,830
Proficient in Reading (district average) 89%
Proficient in Math (district average) 83%
College Readiness (district average) 27.6

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

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