Heights High Career Pathways

  • Every Heights student belongs to one of the five career pathways:ib

    Business 713-865-4433
    Principal: Mr. LeTreal D. Ballinger (lballing@houstonisd.org)
    Admin. Assistant: Ms. Mayra Ramirez (mramir26@houstonisd.org) 
    Twitter: @htsbizacdmy
    The business academy is the home for students who have a desire to learn the foundations of business theories and practices through business management, retail management, and finance. Our goal is to work with core subject areas to provide students with the necessary tools and resources to be successful after high school. We strongly encourage all students to participate in the IB program to enhance their chances of being successful in college and/or career. 

    Transportation 713-865-4416
    Principal: Mr. Ed Zamora (hzamora@houstonisd.org)
    Students study in specialized labs designed for automotive mechanics and repair. The program is certified by NATEF and students compete in SkillsUSA competitions.
    Engineering 713-865-4428
    Principal: Ms. Sherry D Blasco (sblasco@houstonisd.org)
    Students participate in VEX and FIRST Robotics, and have access to a NAO Humanoid Robot for programming, Markerbots 3D printers and an Arduino electronics lab.

    Health Science 713-865-4423
    Principal: Ms. Cynthia Ford (cford1@houstonisd.org)
    Students progressively expand their understanding of health careers and medical terminology, they gain clinical experience by shadowing at various health care facilities and as Seniors are allowed to work entry level health positions in partnership with Ben Taub Hospital. 

    Magnet: Technology  713-865-4440
    Principal: Ms. Byronica K Pickney (bpickney@houstonisd.org)
    Students applying to the Heights Magnet Academy can go into Audio/Visual Production, Computer Programming, or Graphic & Web Design.  Students also must participate in at least two advanced-level classes per semester and maintain excellent grades and attendance to remain in the program.


    Dean of Students, Dr. Yul Everline (yeverlin@houstonisd.org)
    Dean of Instruction, Jennifer Murcinson (Jennifer.Johnson@houstonisd.org)