Accountability rating (2018-2019)

A

Houston ISD: B

Total students

854

Avg. teacher experience

11.8 years

Houston ISD: 10.8 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

96.5 %

Houston ISD: 81%

Statewide: 90%

Carnegie Vanguard High School is a high school in Houston, TX, in the Houston ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 854 students. 17.4% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 0.5% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of A for the previous school year. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year.

In the Class of 2019, 96.5% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 0.2% during the 2018-2019 school year.

The average SAT score at Carnegie Vanguard High School was 1372 for 2018-2019 graduates. The average ACT score was 30.2.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $57,583, which is $492 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 11.8 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.houstonisd.org

Address

1501 Taft
Houston, TX 77019-4507

Office phone number

(713) 732-3690

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Carnegie Vanguard High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

854

African American

88 (10.3%)

Houston ISD: 22.7%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.1%)

Houston ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

255 (29.9%)

Houston ISD: 4.2%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

282 (33%)

Houston ISD: 62.4%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

3 (0.4%)

Houston ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

191 (22.4%)

Houston ISD: 9.2%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

34 (4%)

Houston ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

10.3%

American Indian

0.1%

Asian

29.9%

Hispanic

33.0%

Pacific Islander

0.4%

White

22.4%

Two or more races

4.0%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

17.4 %

Houston ISD: 71%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

30.3 %

Houston ISD: 79.3%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

0.6 %

Houston ISD: 34%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

17.4%

Econ. disadvantaged

30.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

0.6%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

0.5 %

Houston ISD: 34.5%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

14.3 %

Houston ISD: 21.4%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

100 %

Houston ISD: 15.5%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

0.8 %

Houston ISD: 7.9%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

0.5%

Career and technical

14.3%

Gifted and talented

100.0%

Special education

0.8%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year.

Overall

A

Houston ISD: B

Student achievement

A

Houston ISD: C

School progress

A

Houston ISD: B

Closing the gaps

A

Houston ISD: B

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2020 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

96.5 %

Houston ISD: 81%

Statewide: 90%

African American

100 %

Houston ISD: 81.1%

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

N/A

Houston ISD: 83.3%

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

100 %

Houston ISD: 92.2%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

96 %

Houston ISD: 80.2%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Houston ISD: 66.7%

Statewide: 88%

White

94.9 %

Houston ISD: 80.7%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

80 %

Houston ISD: 80.3%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

100.0%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

96.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

94.9%

Two or more races

80.0%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2018-2019 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0.2 %

Houston ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Houston ISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0 %

Houston ISD: 4.2%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

0.4 %

Houston ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0.4 %

Houston ISD: 4.1%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Houston ISD: 8.3%

Statewide: 2.1%

White

0 %

Houston ISD: 2.9%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Houston ISD: 2.7%

Statewide: 1.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2018-2019 school year.

All students

97.5 %

Houston ISD: 37.6%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

100 %

Houston ISD: 28%

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

N/A

Houston ISD: 22.2%

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

98.9 %

Houston ISD: 71.4%

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

96.9 %

Houston ISD: 37.5%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Houston ISD: 29.4%

Statewide: 21.2%

White

96.9 %

Houston ISD: 45%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

87.5 %

Houston ISD: 45.5%

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

87.7 %

Houston ISD: 41.8%

Statewide: 51%

African American

86.7 %

Houston ISD: 17.8%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Houston ISD: 50%

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

96.6 %

Houston ISD: 78%

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

75.5 %

Houston ISD: 37.3%

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Houston ISD: 40%

Statewide: 48.6%

White

92.1 %

Houston ISD: 69.4%

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

100 %

Houston ISD: 71.4%

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2018-2019, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1372

Houston ISD: 969

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2018-2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

30.2

Houston ISD: 22.9

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for students graduating in 2018-2019.

Reading

100 %

Houston ISD: 60.5%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

99.3 %

Houston ISD: 51.5%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

99.3 %

Houston ISD: 43.5%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

100.0%

Math

99.3%

Reading + Math

99.3%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

35

African American

3.1 (8.9%)

Houston ISD: 36%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Houston ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

5 (14.3%)

Houston ISD: 5.7%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

6 (17.1%)

Houston ISD: 30%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Houston ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

20.9 (59.7%)

Houston ISD: 26.4%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Houston ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

2 (5.7%)

Houston ISD: 5.9%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

21.1 (60.3%)

Houston ISD: 70.2%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

9.4 (26.8%)

Houston ISD: 22.4%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

2.5 (7.2%)

Houston ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

24.4

Houston ISD: 18.6

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

11.8 years

Houston ISD: 10.8 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$57,583

Houston ISD: $56,340

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$21,148

Houston ISD: $47,742

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$54,559

Houston ISD: $51,911

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$54,746

Houston ISD: $54,839

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$60,383

Houston ISD: $57,993

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$70,090

Houston ISD: $68,708

Statewide: $65,449

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