Travis High School (Fort Bend County, Texas)

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William B. Travis High School
Address
11111 Harlem Road
Pecan Grove, Texas 77406
United States
Coordinates 29°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 type Public high school
Established 2006
School district Fort Bend Independent School District
Principal Julie Diaz
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 2,473 (2015)
Color(s) Scarlett and Gray          
Athletics conference UIL Class AAAAAA
Mascot Tigers
TEA Rating Met 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,[1] 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.[2]

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.[3]

The opening of Travis relieved Austin High School and George Bush High School,[4] with grades 9 and 10 immediately zoned to Travis,[5] and grades 11 to 12 continuing to go to Austin with a phaseout of one grade per year.[6]

Feeder patterns[edit]

The following elementary schools feed into Travis:

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

The following middle schools[7] 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 [8] 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. ^ "Pecan Grove CDP, Texas." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on September 23, 2010.
  2. ^ "High School Attendance Zones." Fort Bend Independent School District. Retrieved on September 21, 2010.
  3. ^ Fort Bend ISD History
  4. ^ "High School Attendance Zones Effective Fall 2006." Fort Bend Independent School District. October 29, 2005. Retrieved on September 23, 2010.
  5. ^ "High School Attendance Zones Effective Fall 2006 9th and 10th Grades." Fort Bend Independent School District. Retrieved on September 23, 2010.
  6. ^ "High School Zone Effective Fall 2006 11th and 12th Grades." Fort Bend Independent School District. Retrieved on September 23, 2010.
  7. ^ http://www.fortbend.k12.tx.us/cmf/var/tidbits/Tidbits_parentlinks_20070810_1515.pdf
  8. ^ http://campuses.fortbendisd.com/campuses/ths/activities.cfm?ActivityTitleIndex=All
  9. ^ "Global Studies Academy / Academy". www.fortbendisd.com. Retrieved 2017-03-29. 
  10. ^ "International Business and Marketing Academy / Academy". www.fortbendisd.com. Retrieved 2017-03-29. 
  11. ^ "Grizzlies sign Andrew Harrison to multi-year contract". Nba.com. July 12, 2016. Retrieved March 8, 2017. 
  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. 
  15. ^ "2016 Olympic Trials Men's Formchart No. 2". trackandfieldnews.com. Retrieved March 8, 2017. 

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