Carnegie Vanguard High School

  • Carnegie Vanguard High School serves 613 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the TX average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 71%.
  • Carnegie Vanguard High School operates within the Houston Independent School District.
  • Houston Independent School District's 66% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 613 students has grown by 17% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students613 students
Carnegie Vanguard High School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender %Carnegie Vanguard High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Carnegie Vanguard High School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by GradeCarnegie Vanguard High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
Carnegie Vanguard High School Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2015)
Asian
19%
4%
Carnegie Vanguard High School Asian Students (2005-2015)
Hispanic
28%
52%
Carnegie Vanguard High School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
11%
13%
Carnegie Vanguard High School Black Students (2005-2015)
White
40%
29%
Carnegie Vanguard High School White Students (2005-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Carnegie Vanguard High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Carnegie Vanguard High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsCarnegie Vanguard High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.720.63
Carnegie Vanguard High School Diversity Score (2005-2015)
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.
16%
52%
Carnegie Vanguard High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
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.
8%
6%
Carnegie Vanguard High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Houston Independent School District's student population of 211,583 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,690 in this district is less than the state average of $12,156. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,414 is less than the state average of $11,733. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameHouston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
279
3
Number of Students Managed211,583823
Houston Independent School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate66%83%
Houston Independent School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue$2,262 MM$10 MM
Houston Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$2,203 MM$10 MM
Houston Independent School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$10,690$12,156
Houston Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$10,414$11,733
Houston Independent School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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