1501 Taft
Houston, TX 77019
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Carnegie Vanguard High School serves 626 students in grades 9-12.
Carnegie Vanguard High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥90% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Carnegie Vanguard High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Carnegie Vanguard High School's student population of 626 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
626 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Carnegie Vanguard High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Carnegie Vanguard High School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#9 out of 8043 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥90%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥99%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
29%
4%
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Hispanic
33%
52%
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Black
7%
13%
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White
27%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 626 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in TX)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥90% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.73 (Top 5%)

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