Vanguard (Gifted and Talented)
HISD’s Vanguard programs serve students who have been identified as Gifted and Talented in intellectual ability. Vanguard offers a differentiated curriculum that is both accelerated and enriched. Students typically study interdisciplinary units that emphasize higher-level thinking skills, problem-solving, and creativity. The Vanguard program requires testing, and parents should use the Vanguard application.
This program is offered at the following schools:
Askew Elementary K-5 Website
Carrillo Elementary K-5 Website
DeZalva Elementary K-5 Website
Herod Elementary K-5 Website
Oak Forest Elementary K-5 Website
River Oaks Elementary K-5 Website
Roosevelt Elementary K-5 Website
T.H. Rogers K-8 Website
Travis Elementary K-5 Website
Windsor Village Elementary K-5 Website
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.