HISD is rich with diversity, mirroring Houston. Our specialty schools — dual language and foreign languages — offer students the opportunity for broader language study, multicultural explorations, and the skills to function smoothly in a shrinking global environment
These programs are offered at the following schools:
Mandarin Chinese Language Immersion Magnet School Website
Pin Oak Middle School (Foreign Language) Website
Wharton (Dual Language) Website
Mark White Elementary (French Dual Language Immersion) Website
Qualifying for Secondary Programs
Certain Secondary Magnet programs have requirements for qualifying such as auditions for particular fine arts programs, language proficiency, a school determined minimum grade from last year's report card average of core classes, G/T identification, or other qualifications listed below. Refer to this Chart at http://www.houstonisd.org/Page/120695.