3703 Sampson Street | (713) 748-5400

Yates is a public comprehensive high school located in the Greater Third Ward. The school, affiliated with Houston ISD, was named for the Reverend Jack Yates, pastor of Antioch Baptist Church, who was born a slave and became one of Houston’s foremost leaders. Its current campus opened in 1958. Yates is a zoned school for area residents and a college and career readiness magnet. Yates offers magnet studies in maritime studies, and communications. Students have the opportunities to participate in JROTC (Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps), courses in radio journalism and printing technology, and internships on cargo ships in the Port of Houston.

Key Facts

Grade Levels
9 to 12
Students
845
Teachers
61
Average Class Size
25

School Year Details

School Start Date Aug. 27, 2018
School End Date May 31, 2019
Start Time 7:50 AM
End Time 3:20 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 4.1%
Special Education 18.9%
Gifted & Talented 2.6%
Bilingual 3.8%

Special Programs

General

Communications Magnet
Maritime Studies Magnet

After School Programs

No

Admissions

Application Deadline Dec. 7, 2018

Link to Application

Requirements

Application required for magnet programs

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