Vanguard (Gifted and Talented)
HISD’s Vanguard programs serve students who have been identified as potentially gifted or talented in intellectual ability, creativity, or leadership. Vanguard offers a curriculum that is both accelerated and enriched. They may also study foreign languages and advance to Algebra, Geometry, and Integrated Physics and Chemistry. Remember that Vanguard requires testing; parents should use the Vanguard application.
This program is offered at the following schools:
When there are more qualified applicants than space available, a school-specific lottery or audition shall be used to select students. All lottery sessions are being held at Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center by the Office of School Choice. Lottery results are not final until approved by the Office of School Choice.
If you have any questions about what to do next, please contact the magnet coordinator at the school where you have been offered a seat. For more information, please visit our Web site at http://www.houstonisd.org/magnet.