T. H. Rogers School


T. H. Rogers School

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motto = Achieving Excellence Through Teamwork
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type = alternative public school
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district = Houston Independent School District
grades = K-Grade 8 : gifted and talented students
PreK-Grade 8 : Deaf students
Age 3-Grade 12 : Multiply-impaired students
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students = 751 (2005–2006)
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location = Houston, TX
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website = [http://www.throgers.org/ www.throgers.org]

Thomas Horace Rogers School [" [http://www.houstonisd.org/HISDConnectDS/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=7024a9b8948a0110VgnVCM10000028147fa6RCRD&vgnextfmt=default T. H. Rogers Principal Promoted to Director of Alternative, Charter Schools] ." "Houston Independent School District". February 9, 2007.] is an alternative primary and secondary public school and part of the Houston Independent School District. The school is located at 5840 San Felipe in Houston, Texas, United States with a zip code of 77057, outside of the 610 Loop and inside Beltway 8, in the Uptown Houston area.

T. H. Rogers serves gifted and talented students in the Vanguard program from kindergarten through 8th grade, deaf students from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade, and multiply impaired students from age 3 through 12th grade. [" [http://www.throgers.org/php/eboard.php?menuPath=106_107 T.H. Rogers School] ." "T. H. Rogers Alumni". Accessed October 11, 2008.]

T. H. Rogers has a selective admission process for Vanguard students. T. H. Rogers does not automatically take in students from the surrounding neighborhood; the surrounding neighborhood is zoned to Briargrove Elementary School [" [http://dept.houstonisd.org/ab/schoolboundarymaps/BriargroveES.pdf Briargrove Elementary Attendance Zone] ." "Houston Independent School District".] , Grady Middle School [" [http://dept.houstonisd.org/ab/schoolboundarymaps/GradyMS.pdf Grady Middle Attendance Zone] ." "Houston Independent School District".] , and Lee High School [" [http://dept.houstonisd.org/ab/schoolboundarymaps/LeeHS.pdf Lee High School Attendance Zone] ." "Houston Independent School District".] (with Lamar High School and Westside High School as options).

History

Openened in 1962, T. H. Rogers was originally a regular middle school that served Uptown area residents. The school was named after Thomas Horace "T. H." Rogers, who served as the principal of San Jacinto High School. In 1952 Rogers died when police officers, intending to shoot a burglar, instead shot Rogers by mistake. After 1979 T. H. Rogers was no longer a middle school." [http://www.houstonisd.org/HISDConnectDS/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=0afe09c28afc3110VgnVCM10000028147fa6RCRD&vgnextchannel=2e2b2f796138c010VgnVCM10000052147fa6RCRD School Histories: the Stories Behind the Names] ." "Houston Independent School District". Accessed September 24, 2008.] In 1982 T. H. Rogers was converted into a magnet school. Uptown residents were rezoned to Revere Middle School, but complaints from neighborhood parents that stated that Revere was too far resulted in the re-opening of Grady as a middle school in 1992. [Markley, Melanie. " [http://www.chron.com/CDA/archives/archive.mpl?id=1991_821583 Middle school to open in Briargrove area/Building once was Grady Elementary] ." "Houston Chronicle". November 10, 1991.] [" [http://www.chron.com/CDA/archives/archive.mpl?id=1993_1161003 HISD meets opposition to planned school] ." "Houston Chronicle". October 23, 1993.]

T. H. Rogers was named a National Blue Ribbon School in 1991-92 [ [http://www.ed.gov/programs/nclbbrs/list-1982.pdf Blue Ribbon Schools Program, Schools Recognized 1982–1983 Through 1999-2002 (PDF) ] ] and 2004 [ [http://www.ed.gov/programs/nclbbrs/list-2003.pdf Microsoft Word - list-2003.doc ] ] .

In fall 2007 two members of the T. H. Rogers Chess Team entered the international championships in Antalya, Turkey [" [http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/5299808.html Chess champs' next big move is playing in world event] ," "Houston Chronicle", November 14, 2007] .

tudent body

During the 2006–2007 school year, T.H. Rogers had a total of 290 students in its elementary school program. [" [http://dept.houstonisd.org/profiles/Rogers_TH.pdf T. H. Rogers Elementary School] " Profile, "Houston Independent School District]
* 32% were Asian American
* 29% were Hispanic
* 24% were White American
* 14% were African-American
* 1% was Native American

40% of its elementary students qualified for free or reduced lunch.

During the 2006–2007 school year, T.H. Rogers had a total of 446 students in its middle and high school programs. [" [http://dept.houstonisd.org/profiles/RogersTH_MS.pdf T. H. Rogers Secondary School] " Profile, "Houston Independent School District]
* 32% were Asian American
* 27% were Hispanic
* 24% were White American
* 16% were African-AmericanNo Native American students were enrolled during that year.

35% of its secondary students qualified for free or reduced lunch.

After T. H. Rogers

T. H. Rogers does not have a zoning boundary, as it serves students from all over Houston ISD.

The deaf program only serves up to the eighth grade at T.H. Rogers and the deaf program is continued for grades 9 through 12 at Barbara Jordan High School in Houston. The Vanguard students go to a variety of high schools; many Vanguard T. H. Rogers pupils go on to Bellaire's Bellaire High School [" [http://www.bellaire.org/incominginformation.php Information for Potential Students entering 2008-2009] ," "Bellaire High School] .

Multiply-impaired students stay at T. H. Rogers for their entire K-12 careers.

ports

T.H. Rogers has the following sports teams available:" [http://ms.houstonisd.org/throgers/Information/2007-2008/about_throgers.htm About Our School] ." "T. H. Rogers School".]
*Baseball
*Basketball
*Soccer
*Swimming
*Volleyball
*Track
*Cross country

In addition the school has intramural sports teams which are played during lunch.Fact|date=April 2008 7th and 8th graders are only allowed to participate except in baseball and intramural, which 6th grade is allowed.Fact|date=April 2008 Students must maintain an 80 average or above in all classes in order to remain on the team he/she is participating on.Fact|date=April 2008

References

External links

* [http://ms.houstonisd.org/throgers/ T. H. Rogers School]
* [http://www.throgers.org/ T. H. Rogers PTO]
* [http://georgejohn.bcentralhost.com/throgers/ T. H. Rogers Chess Club]
* [http://www.hayneswhaley.com/project.aspx?t=7&id=94004 Architecture page about T. H. Rogers' Natatorium (completed in 1997)]
* [http://www.ed.gov/programs/nclbbrs/2004/profiles/th-rogers.doc T.H. Rogers School, Houston, TX -- Learning from Six High Poverty ...] - "U.S. Department of Education"


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