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Carnegie Vanguard High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
613
Best High School in Texas
#2
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District HOUSTON ISD
Type Public
 Phone (713)732-3694
 Location 1501 TAFT
HOUSTON, TX 77019
Charter School No

Carnegie Vanguard High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Texas high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 2nd in the best public high schools in Texas.

Demographics

Race

The Carnegie Vanguard High School student body is predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White39.3%241
Black10.6%65
Hispanic27.9%171
Asian Pacific18.9%116
Native American Indian0.3%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races2.9%18

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 9.9%

16.8% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Texas high school median of 41.7%. By this measure, CARNEGIE VANGUARD H S students are largely wealthy and rank 117th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman168
Sophomore151
Junior155
Senior139
Total613

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 19th in Texas

Students at Carnegie Vanguard High School scored an average 94% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 2.3% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls80% or more*95% or more*
Boys80% or more*95% or more*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian-suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*90% or more*
Black50% or more*80% or more*
Hispanic80% or more*95% or more*
Multiracialsuppressed*50% or more*
Whitesuppressed*95% or more*
With Disabilites--
Limited English--

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1320

The average SAT score for Carnegie Vanguard High School students in 2015 was 1320.

College Admission Test Participation

9 out of 10

Rank: 64th in Texas

242 out of 294 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (82%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the Texas median rate of 33% and in the top 6% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 18th in Texas

Carnegie Vanguard High School offers 25 AP courses. 58 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 97% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Carnegie Vanguard High School had 354 taking AP exams with a 339 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 97% percentile and significantly above the state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 96% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 58% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 29%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 28%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 4%
AP Courses Offered 25

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students6.4%39
Boys7.2%22
Girls5.6%17
Texas Median11.7%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.7%4
Boys0.7%2
Girls0.7%2

Location

Carnegie Vanguard High School
1501 TAFT
HOUSTON, TX
77019
(713)732-3694

10 out of 10 1

District

HOUSTON ISD
HOUSTON, TX