Vanguard Magnet

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    Thank you for your interest in Carrillo Elementary!


    Carrillo Elementary is a Vanguard Magnet campus. HISD’s Vanguard Magnet programs meet the needs and serve students who have been identified as Gifted and Talented (G/T) in intellectual ability, creativity, or leadership. Vanguard offers a differentiated curriculum that is both accelerated and enriched.  

    Our Vanguard Magnet Program is designed to serve our zoned students who are identified as G/T and G/T identified students who transfer to Carrillo through the Magnet program.
    Admission to the Vanguard Program requires testing and meeting the HISD qualification requirements as stated on the HISD G/T Identification Matrix.

    What We Offer

    ·         Bilingual and English Vanguard Classes Available

    ·         All Classrooms are Technology Enriched with additional computer labs

    ·         Science Lab

    ·         Specialized Vanguard Learning Experiences

    ·         Extended After school Program

    The online application system for the 2019-2020 school year will go live on Friday, September 28, 2018!  


    If you have any questions, please contact:

    Aurora DeLuna
    Carrillo Vanguard Magnet Coordinator
    960 S. Wayside Drive
    Houston, TX  77023
    Fax: 713-924-1873