7625 Springhill Street | (713) 746-8170

Whidby is a public elementary school located in the Greater OST/South Union neighborhood. The school is part of Houston ISD and opened in 1960. It was named after Tina E. Whidby (1892–1945), a prominent civic leader and educator. Whidby is a zoned school for area residents as well as a health sciences magnet school. The school is affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine and implements its health science curriculum.

Key Facts

Grade Levels
Pre K4 to 5
Students
615
Teachers
35
Average Class Size
18

School Year Details

School Start Date Aug. 27, 2018
School End Date May 31, 2019
Start Time 8 AM
End Time 3:15 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 19.5%
Special Education 3.3%
Gifted & Talented 6.3%
Bilingual 25.5%

Special Programs

General

Health Sciences Magnet

After School Programs

No

Admissions

Application Deadline Dec. 7, 2018

Link to Application

Requirements

Application required for magnet program 

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