Carnegie Vanguard High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
College Readiness Index
Geometry Proficiency
Reading Proficiency
Student/Teacher Ratio
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 523 Students
  • 29 Teachers

Carnegie Vanguard High School
10401 SCOTT ST

Phone: (713) 732-3694

District: Houston Independent School District


Carnegie Vanguard High School’s curriculum consists of Advanced Placement and pre-AP courses, as well as honors electives. Carnegie students must take at least seven AP courses to graduate. Students at Carnegie Vanguard High School consistently exceed state and national averages on SAT and ACT exams. Carnegie places a strong emphasis on community involvement and requires every student to complete 100 hours of community service prior to graduation.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
State Rank
Magnet Rank

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 523
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 58%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 21%
Full-Time Teachers 29

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 95%
Proficient in Geometry 99%
College Readiness Index 97.3

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding No


This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 44
Total Students 48,358
Proficient in Reading (district average) 36%
Proficient in Geometry (district average) 53%
College Readiness (district average) 33.5

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Carnegie Vanguard High School is 1 of 44 schools in the Houston Independent School District.

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