Travis High School (Fort Bend County, Texas)

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William B. Travis High School
FBISD Travis High School.jpg
Address
William B. Travis High School is located in Texas
William B. Travis High School
William B. Travis High School
William B. Travis High School is located in the US
William B. Travis High School
William B. Travis High School
11111 Harlem Road

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77406

Coordinates29°39′13″N 95°42′59″W / 29.6535°N 95.71652°W / 29.6535; -95.71652Coordinates: 29°39′13″N 95°42′59″W / 29.6535°N 95.71652°W / 29.6535; -95.71652
Information
School typePublic high school
Established2006
School districtFort Bend Independent School District
PrincipalJulie Diaz
Grades9-12
Enrollment2,489[1] (2015-16)
Color(s)Scarlet and Gray          
Athletics conferenceUIL Class AAAAAA
MascotTigers
TEA RatingMet Standard (2013)
Website

William B. Travis High School is a public high school located on Harlem Road, southwest of the intersection of Harlem Road and State Highway 99 (Grand Parkway) in Pecan Grove,[2] unincorporated Fort Bend County, Texas, United States.

Travis High School which serves grades 9 through 12, is part of the Fort Bend Independent School District. Although having a Richmond, Texas address, the school is located outside the city limits of Richmond; FBISD does not serve any portion of the City of Richmond.

The school's mascot is the Tiger and the colors are scarlet, gray, and white.

The attendance boundary includes Pecan Grove and the employee residences of the Jester I Unit, Carol Vance Unit, and Jester III Unit prisons.[3]

History[edit]

Travis High School is named after Texas pioneer William B. Travis. The campus opened on August 21, 2006 and received its dedication on October 15 of the same year.[4]

The opening of Travis relieved Austin High School and George Bush High School,[5] with grades 9 and 10 immediately zoned to Travis,[6] and grades 11 to 12 continuing to go to Austin with a phaseout of one grade per year.[7]

Feeder patterns[edit]

The following elementary schools feed into Travis:

  • Brazos Bend
  • Pecan Grove
  • Oakland
  • Jordan (partial)

The following middle schools[8] feed into Travis:

  • Sartartia (partial)
  • James Bowie Middle School
  • Garcia Middle School (partial)

Fine arts programs[edit]

  • Travis Tiger Orchestra
  • Travis Tiger Band
  • Travis Theatrical Company
  • Travis Belles (Varsity Dance Team)
  • Travis Tiger Choir
  • Travis Tiger Colorguard
  • Travis Tiger Charms (JV Dance Team)

Clubs and organizations[edit]

The following Clubs and organizations [9] are active in Travis High School

Parent organizations[edit]

  • VIPS
  • Travis Tiger Band Booster Club
  • Travis Athletic Booster Club
  • ProGrad

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WILLIAM B TRAVIS H S". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved December 3, 2018.
  2. ^ "Pecan Grove CDP, Texas[permanent dead link]." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on September 23, 2010.
  3. ^ "High School Attendance Zones[permanent dead link]." Fort Bend Independent School District. Retrieved on September 21, 2010.
  4. ^ Fort Bend ISD History Archived 2008-09-07 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ "High School Attendance Zones Effective Fall 2006." Fort Bend Independent School District. October 29, 2005. Retrieved on September 23, 2010.
  6. ^ "High School Attendance Zones Effective Fall 2006 9th and 10th Grades." Fort Bend Independent School District. Retrieved on September 23, 2010.
  7. ^ "High School Zone Effective Fall 2006 11th and 12th Grades." Fort Bend Independent School District. Retrieved on September 23, 2010.
  8. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-04-30. Retrieved 2011-04-30.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-03-27. Retrieved 2011-08-26.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  10. ^ "Global Studies Academy / Academy". www.fortbendisd.com. Retrieved 2017-03-29.
  11. ^ "International Business and Marketing Academy / Academy". www.fortbendisd.com. Retrieved 2017-03-29.
  12. ^ "Release: Sevens Acquire Aaron Harrison - Delaware 87ers". Delaware.dleague.nba.com. Retrieved March 8, 2017.
  13. ^ "Charcer Burks Minor Leagues Statistics & History". Baseball-reference.com. Retrieved March 8, 2017.
  14. ^ Ryan Dunsmore (June 19, 2015). "Bertness selected by Angels in the 2015 MLB Draft". Fbherald.com. Retrieved March 8, 2017.

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