High School Magnet Programs
When it comes to your child's education, you have a lot of choices.The Houston Independent School District prides itself on its many and varied school choice options for students. HISD also remains committed to providing equity in access to high-quality educational programs and instruction. School Choice options include neighborhood schools, Magnet programs, and charter schools. We invite you to take a closer look at HISD. You will see that Houston's public school system offers students a world of great opportunities that will prepare them for success-in college, in careers, and in life.
High School Magnet ChoicesStudents participating in a Career Magnet program study one of many career-based themes which prepare them for college study in the same major or certification area.
College Prep Academies focus on Advanced Placement and dual credit college classes to help students prepare for college and earn college credit in a wide variety of subjects.Early College High School’s provide students the opportunity to receive a high school diploma and an Associate degree or up to two years of college credit. Students take a mixture of high school and college classes in order to obtain their high school diploma and Associate's degree.
Students at eight HISD campuses have the opportunities to earn an associate’s degree and receive career training in high‐demand technical fields through the FUTURES Academy program.Students learn about varied cultures, learn to speak different languages, and learn to use technologies important in our global society. Students learn the communication skills necessary to succeed in our rapidly-changing world.Students have the opportunity for in-depth, process-oriented studies of STEM disciplines in conjunction with a strong academic program. These studies develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills through relevant and meaningful STEM explorations. Student centered learning emphasizes “hands-on” activities with real world applications.
Technology magnets offer a wide variety of specialized courses involving technology. From computer technology to bio-med technology, these programs prepare students for college and the work force in one of the fastest growing fields today.
Study Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, French, German, Italian, Hebrew, Arabic, Latin, Russian, Hindi, Spanish, and world cultures. Varied activities and a diverse, college-bound peer group make learning a language interesting and relevant in today’s global culture. Testing is required. Please contact the school for information. Applications accepted at the ninth-grade level only.
High School Magnet Campuses by Theme
College & Careers Readiness Programs College Preparatory Early College High School Fine Arts and/or Performing and Visual Arts Futures Academy STEM/STEAM Vanguard (Gifted and Talented) World Languages International Studies Technology
High School Magnet Coordinators
High School Coordinators
Austin High School Palak "Pri" Desai Phone: 713-924-1600 | 713-923-3157 (fax) PDESAI@houstonisd.org Address: 1700 Dumble Houston, TX 77023-3195 Magnet Thursday: Bellaire High School Lam Ngo Phone: 713-295-3704 | 713-295-3763 (fax) firstname.lastname@example.org Address: 5100 Maple Bellaire, TX 77401-4936 Magnet Thursday:Website Join the Meeting Carnegie Vanguard High School Lamia Moumni Phone: 713-732-3690 | 713-732-3694 (fax) LMOUMNI@houstonisd.org Address: 1501 Taft Houston, TX 77019 Magnet Thursday:Website Join the Meeting Challenge Early College High School Manuel Deleon Phone: 713-664-9712 | 713-664-9780 (fax) email@example.com Address: 5601 West Loop South Houston, TX 77081 Magnet Thursday:Website Join the Meeting Chavez High School Stephanie Rivera Phone: 713-495-6950 | 713-495-6988 (fax) SRIVERA5@houstonisd.org Address: 8501 Howard Houston, TX 77017-3829 Magnet Thursday:Website Join the Meeting Northside High School Laura Goeddeke Phone: 713-226-4900 | 713-226-4999 (fax) firstname.lastname@example.org Address: 1101 Quitman Houston, TX 77009-7815 Magnet Thursday:Website Join the Meeting DeBakey High School Jarrod Thornhill Phone: 713-741-2410 | 713-746-5211 (fax) email@example.com Address: 2545 Pressler St Houston, TX 77030 Magnet Thursday:Website Join the Meeting East Early College High School Sarah Wolff Romero Phone: 713-847-4809 | 713-847-4813 (fax) SWOLFFRO@houstonisd.org Address: 220 North Milby Street Houston, TX77003-1933 Magnet Thursday:Website Join the Meeting Energy Institute High School Jillian Estrella Phone: 713-802-4620 | 713-556-9840 (fax) Jillian.Estrella@houstonisd.org Address: 1808 Sampson, Houston, TX 77003 Magnet Thursday:Website Join the Meeting Furr High School Alejandra Ortega Phone: 713-675-1118 | 713-671-3612 (fax) firstname.lastname@example.org Address: 520 Mercury Houston, TX 77013-5299 Magnet Thursday:Website Join the Meeting Heights High School Israel Corona Phone: 713-865-4400 | 713-802-4749 (fax) ICORONA@houstonisd.org Address: 413 East 13th Street Houston, TX 77008-7021 Magnet Thursday:Website Join the Meeting Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (Kinder HSPVA) Jonathan Klein Phone: 713-942-1960 | 713-942-1968 (fax) email@example.com Address: 4001 Stanford Houston, TX 77006-4948 Magnet Thursday:Website Join the Meeting Houston Academy for International Studies Victoria Williams Phone: 713-942-1430 | 713-942-1433 (fax) Victoria.Williams@houstonisd.org Address: 1810 Stuart Street Houston, TX 77004-3043 Magnet Thursday:Website Join the Meeting Jones Futures Academy Vickie Johnson Phone: 713-733-1111 | 713-732-3450 (fax) VJOHNS18@houstonisd.org Address: 7414 Saint Lo Road Houston, TX 77033-2797 Magnet Thursday:Website Join the Meeting Kashmere High School Samuel Childs Phone: 713-636-6400 | 713-636-6433 (fax) firstname.lastname@example.org Address: 6900 Wileyvale Houston, TX 77028-4199 Magnet Thursday:Website Lamar High School Casey Titus Phone: 713-522-5960 | 713-535-3769 (fax) email@example.com Address: 3325 Westheimer Houston, TX 77098-1099 Magnet Thursday:Website Join the Meeting Law Enf. And Criminal Justice Shmecka Franklin Phone: 713-867-5100 | 713-802-4600 (fax) SFRANKL2@houstonisd.org Address: 3505 Coyle St. Houston, TX 77003 Magnet Thursday:Website Join the Meeting Long Academy Diana Hoy Phone: 713-778-3380 | 713-778-3387 (fax) firstname.lastname@example.org Address: 6501 Bellaire Boulevard Houston, TX 77074-6499 Magnet Thursday:Website Join the Meeting Mickey Leland College Prep Academy for Young Men Jason Prince Phone: 713-226-2668 | 713-226-4923 (fax) email@example.com Address: 1510 Jensen Dr Houston, TX 77020 Magnet Thursday:Website Milby High School Claudia Cardenas Phone: 713-928-7401 | 713-928-7474 (fax) firstname.lastname@example.org Address: 7414 ST LO RD Houston, TX 77033-2797 Magnet Thursday:Website Join the Meeting North Early College High School Matthew Weaver Phone: 713-696-6168 | 713-696-6172 (fax) MWEAVER4@houstonisd.org Address: 99 Lyerly Houston, TX 77022-3007 Magnet Thursday:Website Join the Meeting Scarborough High School Ashley Crawford Phone: 713-613-2200 | 713-613-2205 (fax) ACRAWFOR@houstonisd.org Address: 4141 Costa Rica Houston, TX 77092-5299 Magnet Thursday:Website Join the Meeting Sharpstown International School 6-12 Tina Schwettmann Phone: 713-778-3440 | 713-778-3444 (fax) email@example.com Address: 8330 Triola Ln Houston, TX 77036-6396 Magnet Thursday:Website Join the Meeting South Early College High School Nora Sada Phone: 713-732-3623 | 713-732-3425 (fax) NSADA@houstonisd.org Address: 1930 Airport Houston, TX 77051 Magnet Thursday:Website Join the Meeting Sterling High School Muriel Jones Phone: 713-991-0510 | 713-991-8111 (fax) firstname.lastname@example.org Address: 11625 Martindale Road Houston, TX 77048-2099 Magnet Thursday:Website Join the Meeting Waltrip High School Jennifer Grimm Phone: 713-688-1361 | 713-957-7743 (fax) JGRIMM@houstonisd.org Address: 1900 West 34th Street Houston, TX 77018-6186 Magnet Thursday:Website Join the Meeting Washington High School Sonya White Phone: 713-696-6600 | 713-696-6657 (fax) SWHITE@houstonisd.org Address: 119 East 39th Street Houston, TX 77018-6599 Magnet Thursday:Website Westbury High School Natalie Fischer Phone: 713-723-6015 | 713-726-2165 (fax) email@example.com Address: 11911 Chimney Rock Houston, TX 77035 Magnet Thursday:Website Join the Meeting Westside High School Elizabeth Miller Phone: 281-920-8000 | 281-920-8059 (fax) firstname.lastname@example.org Address: 14201 Briar Forest Drive Houston, TX 77077-1806 Magnet Thursday:Website Join the Meeting Yates High School Andrea Brown Phone: 713-748-5400 | 713-746-8206 (fax) Andrea.Brown@houstonisd.org Address: 3703 Sampson Houston, TX 77004-4741 Magnet Thursday:Website Join the Meeting Young Women's College Prep Academy 6-12 Keisha Robinson Phone: 713-942-1441 | 713-942-1448 (fax) email@example.com Address: 1906 Cleburne Street Houston, TX 77004-4501 Magnet Thursday:Website Join the Meeting