Vistas High School Program

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Vistas High School Program
Klein ISD Vistas High School Program.jpg
"A Relevant and Rigorous Curriculum"
Address
12550 Bammel North Houston Road
Harris County, Texas
United States
Coordinates 29°57′40″N 95°29′50″W / 29.961183°N 95.497197°W / 29.961183; -95.497197Coordinates: 29°57′40″N 95°29′50″W / 29.961183°N 95.497197°W / 29.961183; -95.497197
Information
Type Public, Alternative
Established August 16, 2006
School district Klein Independent School District
Grades 10 - 12
Enrollment about 300 (as of July 2007)
Mascot Vikings
Website

Vistas High School Program is an alternative public high school program based in unincorporated Harris County, Texas, United States, and part of the Klein Independent School District. Vistas serves grades 9 through 12. The program has a Houston, Texas mailing address but is not located in the Houston city limits. The Director is Peggy Ekster.[1]

Academics[edit]

Vistas was created to provide resources for students who are at risk of not graduating, so they can work at an accelerated pace to complete high school.[2] Only students who have spent a semester in a regular high school program are eligible for enrollment.[3] Each student receives a wireless laptop; students may take on-line courses and/or complete a course in less time than at a traditional school. Faculty and students are screened to ensure a willingness to work as part of a team focused on the possibility of graduation for each student. Attaining the recommended high school diploma is the standard for all.[4] Students who are graduated receive a diploma from their zoned high schools.[2]

High schools[edit]

Under the program are four high schools: Klein High School, Klein Collins High School, Klein Forest High School and Klein Oak High School.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Klein ISD has seven new principals" (web). The Houston Chronicle. 2006-08-24. Retrieved 2007-08-04. 
  2. ^ a b "Vistas High School Program" (PDF). Klein ISD. Archived from the original (pdf) on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-08-04. 
  3. ^ "Vistas "High School Program of Choice"" (PDF). Klein ISD. Archived from the original (pdf) on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-08-07. 
  4. ^ "What Makes the KISD an Excellent District for Students and Staff?", Klein ISD.net

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