Welcome Parents/ Guardians
Thank you for your interest in De Zavala Elementary!De Zavala 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 De Zavala 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.
Parents have the option of using the online application system or paper application when applying for the 2023-2024 school year.You may apply to up to 5 (five) Magnet schools for the 2023-2024 school year.
Students who are in need of testing will be tested during the district designated testing windows.
De Zavala Vanguard Magnet Coordinator7521 Avenue HHouston, TX 77012