2900 Holeman Avenue | (713) 942-1481

Blackshear is an elementary school located in the Greater Third Ward. Part of Houston ISD, it is a neighborhood zoned, elementary school as well as a health and science magnet school. The school opened in 1916, and is named for Edward L. Blackshear, principal of Emancipation Park School and director of Prairie View A&M. It offers students foundational academic preparation to be successful in middle and high schools that target the health professions and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).

Key Facts

Grade Levels
Pre K3 to 5
Students
494
Teachers
35
Average Class Size
17

School Year Details

School Start Date Aug. 27, 2018
School End Date May 31, 2019
Start Time 7:45 AM
End Time 4:15 PM
Transportation

http://www.houstonisd.org/transportation

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

White
Hispanic
Asian Pacific
African American
American Indian
Multiracial
Other

Education Programs

English Language Learners 13.0%
Special Education 8.3%
Gifted & Talented 1.6%
Bilingual 13.2%

Special Programs

General

Health Sciences Magnet
STEM Magnet

After School Programs

Yes

Admissions

Application Deadline Dec. 7, 2018

Link to Application

Requirements

Application required for magnet program

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