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Carnegie Vanguard High School
  • Public, Magnet
  • HOUSTON, TX

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C+
  6. Administration
    grade A
  7. Sports
    grade C minus
  8. Food
    grade B
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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Carnegie Vanguard High School is a top rated, public, magnet school located in HOUSTON, TX. It has 925 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 24 to 1. According to state test scores, 90% of students are at least proficient in math and 99% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
99%
Percent Proficient - Math
90%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1370
461 responses
Average ACT
31
203 responses
AP Enrollment
99%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$53,600
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,086
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$186,800
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 32 responses
Poll
81%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 32 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 99 responses
  • IFest
    21%
  • Rhino Fest
    19%
  • Spirit Week
    18%
  • Graduation
    15%
  • Pep Rallies
    13%
  • Winter Ball
    5%
  • Spirit Week
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
925
Free or Reduced Lunch
33%
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 37 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 37 responses
22%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 37 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
24:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$50,258
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.9%
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 50 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 50 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 50 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$13,833 / year
National
$12,239
87%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 53 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 53 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 53 responses

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