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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. 

Pershing Middle School
Fine Arts Magnet Department
3838 Blue Bonnet Blvd
Houston, TX 77025
Contacts:
Patricia Altamirano, Magnet Coordinator
713-295-5240

All applicants must complete the 2018-2019 magnet application by the deadline of December 8, 2017.

Submit all required documents and schedule a magnet audition appointment online. Any incomplete application received or not submitted will not be processed.

See detailed information about each area on this document.  Magnet Audition Requirements 

Fine Arts students may select one of the following areas of concentration:

 

Art

Band

Choir

Creative Writing

Dance

Guitar

Gymnastics

Orchestra  

Theater


 
Admission Procedure
  1. Apply.
  2. Non-HISD students submit transcript information.  This year transcript information for HISD students will be submitted by HISD automatically so you do not need to submit anything.  Non-HISD students need to 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. Audition.  Auditions should be scheduled online at the applications 
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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     Art

    Richard Gaudette
     
    Room: 410 
     
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     Art

    Stephanie Perugini
     
    Room: 412 
     
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     Band

    Meredith Hernandez
     
    Room: 408 
     
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     Choir

    Marcus Jauregui
     
    Room: 413 
     
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     Creative Writing

    Elizabeth Tekulve
     
    Room: 117 
     
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     Dance

    Arpil Pollard
     
    Room: 406 
     
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     Guitar

    Dr. Russell Sarre
     
    Room: 414 
     
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     Gymnastics

    Leisa Brents
     
    Room:  
     
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     Orchestra

    Armando Torres
     
    Room: 411 
     
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     Theater

    Alfredo Morales
     
    Room: 402 
     
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     Theater

    Daniel Morin
     
    Room: 404 
     
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