Quest High School

303 North Pierce St,

Burnet, TX, 78611-3108

Tel: (512)756-6747
Grades: 10-12

29 students

Quest High School serves 29 students in grades 10-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 69%.
Quest High School operates within the Burnet Cisd School District.
The school district's 100% graduation rate is higher than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 29 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 29 students
Quest High School Total Students (1994-2012)
Gender % 34% Male / 66%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Quest High School Total Classroom Teachers (1994-2012)
Students by Grade Quest High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1 14:1
Quest High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1994-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Quest High School Asian (2000-2001)
Hispanic
13%
50%
Quest High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
3%
13%
Quest High School Black (1997-2012)
White
82%
31%
Quest High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Quest High School Sch Ethnicity Quest High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.31 0.64
Quest High School Diversity Score (1995-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
55%
44%
Quest High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
20%
7%
Quest High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,277 students has grown by 717% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Burnet Cisd School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,277 799
Burnet Cisd School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 100% 80%
Burnet Cisd School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $33 MM $9 MM
Burnet Cisd School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $33 MM $9 MM
Burnet Cisd School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $83,140 $11,947
Burnet Cisd School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $83,077 $12,666
Burnet Cisd School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

School Notes:

  • Quest High School is a secondary school located in unincorporated Harris County, Texas, near the city of Humble, in the Atascocita area. The school is in the Humble Independent School District.
  • It is a magnet school of choice, meaning that any student in the Humble Independent School District who will be attending grades 9-12 can attend, upon approval by the Quest staff.
  • Admissions: Any high school student who is a resident of the district who has not received a GED or high school diploma and is 21 years old or younger may attend Quest. A student interested in attending Quest completes an application and, along with his or her parents, meets with an interview team of staff members. Parents and students are asked to sign written contracts agreeing to the school's rules and requirements.
  • Grading system: All assignments submitted receive a grade from 0-4.
  • 0 - No Work Submitted 1 - Unsatisfactory 2 - Approaching Expectations 3 - Meeting Expectations 4 - Honors.
  • A '0' means that no work was submitted to the facilitator or no effort was made to complete the assignment. '1's signify that while work was submitted and effort was put forth, it does not come close to meeting the expectations set by the facilitator. '2's constitute that work was submitted, effort was put forth, and while expectations are not met the assignment comes close to meeting them. '3's mean that the assignment was submitted and met the teachers expectations. This is a passing grade. '4's show that the assignment not only met the expecations, but exceeded them. Having enough 4's in a class can earn the student an honors credit.
  • Integrated classes: Different traditional subjects such as English, history, math, and science are integrated into many parts of the Quest curriculum.
  • Some integrations are as follows: -Algebra I and IPC (Integrated Physics and Chemistry), to make IPC-AlgI -PreCalculus and Physics, to make Precal-Physics -English and History, to make EF.
  • Integrated classes are taught as one class. Each subject is taught hand in hand, used to compliment the other. For example, while studying ancient Greece in the history portion of EF, students will write a number of papers on various subjects pertaining to Greece that will be submitted to the English teacher for their EF class.
  • Every student in Quest has an EF class, corresponding to their grade level.
  • Family: There are nine "Families" in Quest.
  • Every family has a student from every grade level in them.
  • As each student is accepted into Quest, they are assigned to a Family. This will be their Family for the rest of their Quest career.
  • Over half an hour per day is spent in Family, following second period. On Wednesdays students will attend Family for an hour before performing service. After service, as of the '06-'07 school year, students participate in their selected "Focus Study" classes.
  • Many competitions are carried out through Family, such as volleyball tournaments or Pennies for Patients.
  • Houses: A house is made up of four normal sized classrooms with foldable walls in between. Usually each Family has half of a house to use for the Family hour. Many of the integrated classes use a half of a house, while most classes that aren't integrated only use a quarter of a house (or 1 normal classroom).
  • Service: Every Wednesday, every student attending Quest performs a service for the community from 3 to 3.5 hours a day. Most students assist teachers from other — mainly elementary — schools, assist in veterinary clinics, reenact the 1830s at Jesse Jones Park, or do service at other service sites throughout the community. After their service to the comunity they are treated to go eat to a resturant around the area that they have worked.
  • The picnic area outside the school was put in as an eagle project for Josh "GWAR" Scott.
  • Josh "GWAR" Scott also had his "Eagleacolypse" (Eagle ceremony) in the cafeteria.
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Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Burnet High School (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Rj Richey Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Burnet Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Burnet Burnet Elementary School
    607 North Vanderveer St
    Burnet , TX , 78611
    (512)756-2126
    0.2  mi  |  466  students  |  Gr.  PK-1
  • Burnet Rj Richey Elementary School
    500 East Graves
    Burnet , TX , 78611
    (512)756-2609
    0.6  mi  |  394  students  |  Gr.  4-5
  • Burnet Shady Grove Elementary School
    111 Shady Grove Rd
    Burnet , TX , 78611
    (512)756-8090
    0.9  mi  |  327  students  |  Gr.  2-3
  • Burnet Burnet Middle School
    1401 North Main
    Burnet , TX , 78611
    (512)756-6182
    0.9  mi  |  741  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Burnet Burnet High School
    1000 The Green Mile
    Burnet , TX , 78611
    (512)756-6193
    1.1  mi  |  924  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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