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Pershing Middle School

A Fine Arts Magnet School

Fine Arts

Pershing was founded in 1928, our new state of the art facility was completed in 2008. Our auditorium includes the latest sound and lighting equipment. We also have two Black Box Theater.

Pershing Middle School is one of the Houston Independent School Districts most prestigious magnet schools for the fine arts. Our magnet program includes specializations in art, dance, orchestra, band, jazz, guitar, choir, theatre arts, and gymnastics. Each specialization is taught by highly qualified artists. 

Fine Arts students one of the following areas of concentration:

Art

Band

Choir

Creative Writing

Dance

Guitar

Gymnastics

Orchestra

Theatre

Technical Theatre

Contact Information

Patricia Altamirano, Magnet Coordinator | paltamir@houstonisd.org | 713-295-5240

Pershing Middle School Fine Arts Magnet Department
3838 Blue Bonnet Blvd.
Houston, TX 77025 

Admission Procedure

  1. Apply.
  2. Non-HISD students must submit the following transcript information.
    • Most recent report card and test records and previous year’s report card.
    • Proof of HISD residency (apartment lease agreement with child's name on it, light/gas/water bill receipt, or affidavit of residence)
    • Guardian's Photo ID
  3. This year transcript information for HISD students will be submitted by HISD automatically so you do not need to submit anything.
  4. Audition.  Auditions should be scheduled online at the HISD Choice Application Website.
Admission Criteria
Admission to the Pershing Fine Arts Magnet is based on the following:
  • Grade point average
  • Good conduct 
  • Good attendance
  • Experience or potential in one of the Fine Arts areas
  • Audition ranking (details)
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    Pat Altamirano

    Fine Arts Magnet Coordinator

     
     
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    Leisa Brents

    Gymnastics

     
     
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    Richard Gaudette

    Art

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    Alex Gomez

    Band Assistant

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    Meredith Hernandez

    Band Director

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    Marcus Jauregui

    Choir

    Rm. 413 
     
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    Alfredo Morales

    Theatre

    Rm. 402 
     
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    Stephanie Perugini

    Art

    Rm. 412 
     
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    Arpil Pollard

    Dance

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    Teresa Ragland

    Theatre

    Rm. 404 
     
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    Yami Rincon

    Gymnastics Assistant

     
     
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    Dr. Russell Sarre

    Guitar

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    Armando Torres

    Orchestra

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