Guide to HISD Elementary Magnet Programs
Durham Elementary (PreK-5)
4803 Brinkman
Houston, TX 77018
(713) 613-2529

Listening, reading, script-writing, dramatizing, writing, illustrating, and publishing activities are highlighted in the literature Magnet schools.

Patterson Elementary (PreK-5)
5302 Allendale
Houston, TX 77017

Scroggins Elementary (PreK-5)
400 Boyles
Houston, TX 77020
(713) 671-4130

Twain Elementary (K-5)
7500 Braes
Houston, TX 77025
(713) 295-5230

Math and Science
Students have the opportunity for in-depth, process-oriented study of math and science in conjunction with a strong academic program. Studies develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, and lab work emphasizes "hands-on" activities.

Cornelius Academy (PreK-5)
7475 Westover
Houston, TX 77087
(713) 845-7405

Harvard Elementary (PreK-5)

810 Harvard
Houston, TX 77007
(713) 867-5210

Law Elementary (PreK-5)
12401 South Coast
Houston, TX 77047

Lockhart Elementary (PreK-5)
3501 Southmore
Houston, TX 77004

Pugh Elementary (PreK-5)
1147 Kress
Houston, TX 77020

Red Elementary (PreK-5)
4520 Tonawanda
Houston, TX 77035

Ross Elementary (PreK-5, Special Ed)
2819 Bay
Houston, TX 77026

Rusk (K-8)
2806 Garrow
Houston, TX 77003

Valley West Elementary (PreK-5)
10707 South Gessner
Houston, TX 77071

Wainwright Elementary (PreK-5)
5330 Milwee
Houston, TX 77092

Wesley Elementary (PreK-5)
800 Dillard
Houston, TX 77091

West University Elementary (PreK-5)
3756 University
Houston, TX 77005

Environmental Science
Students engage in classroom and field studies that utilize natural resources and initiate a Prairie Restoration Project. Students will become aware of the interdependence of the ecosystem, human population dynamics, global changes and their consequences, and choices for the future.

Berry Elementary (PreK-5, Special Ed.)

2310 Berry Road
Houston, TX 77093
(713) 692-2700

Lantrip Elementary (PreK-5, Special Ed.)
100 Telephone Road
Houston, TX 77023
(713) 924-1673

Health Science
Provide all students with a motivating curriculum which facilitates student awareness of medical and allied health professions, and starts the preparation and training for endless opportunities in the future. Students learn how the body functions as a complex series of systems, and in turn encourages them to adopt healthy habits which will benefit them into adulthood.

Elrod Elementary (PreK-5, Special Ed.)
6230 Dumfries
Houston, TX 77096
(713) 778-3330

Whidby Elementary (PreK-5)
7625 Springhill
Houston, TX 77021
(713) 746-8174

Students pace themselves through individualized curriculum in multi-age concept classrooms. Teaching materials and theory follow classic Montessori guidelines with activities designed to stimulate academic, social, and motor development. Current Montessori experience is required for all applicants in grades 3-8 and preference will be given to those with current Montessori experience in all grades. Students age three and four may participate; however, for three- and four-year-olds, parents must pay a monthly tuition fee unless they meet the state eligibility requirements for pre-kindergarten.

Dodson Elementary (PreK-5)

1808 Sampson
Houston, TX 77003
(713) 226-2692

Garden Oaks Elementary (PK-6)
901 Sue Barnett
Houston, TX 77018
(713) 696-2930

Wilson (PK-8)
2100 Yupon
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 942-1470

Physical Development
Students develop an appreciation for the importance of remaining physically fit and have opportunities to participate in a wide variety of physical activities and lifetime sports. Activities include gymnastics, soccer, track and field, basketball, tennis, swimming, and golf.

Burbank Elementary
216 Tidwell
Houston, TX 77022

In this unique Magnet program, students become computer literate and explore the uses of technology in a multicultural environment.

Rice Elementary School (K-8)
7550 Suess
Houston, TX 77025

HISD's Vanguard programs serve students who have been identified as potentially gifted or talented in intellectual ability, creativity, or leadership. Vanguard offers a differentiated curriculum that is both accelerated and enriched. Students typically study interdisciplinary units that emphasize higher-level thinking skills, problem-solving, and creativity. The Vanguard program requires testing, and parents should use the Vanguard application.

Askew Elementary (PreK-5)
11200 Wood Lodge
Houston, TX 77077
(281) 368-2100

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