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Encyclopedia > Sterling High School (Houston)

Ross Shaw Sterling High School is a secondary school located in Houston, Texas. Houston redirects here. ... Official language(s) See: Languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 268,581 sq mi (695,622 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ...

Sterling, which serves grades 9 through 12, is a part of the Houston Independent School District. The Houston Independent School District is the largest public school system in Texas and the seventh-largest in the United States. ...

The school was named after Ross S. Sterling. Sterling has Houston ISD's magnet program for Aviation Sciences. Ross Shaw Sterling (February 11, 1875–March 25, 1949) was a U.S. political figure. ...


Neighborhoods served by Sterling

Houston neighborhoods served by Sterling include Garden Villas, King Estates, Panay Park Plaza, Houston Skyscraper Shadows, a portion of South Acres Estates, a portion of Minnetex Place, and a portion of Santa Rosa. Garden Villas is a subdivision in Houston, Texas, United States. ...

School uniforms

Sterling requires school uniforms [1]. Several hundred students in uniform during an assembly at Nan Hua High School in Singapore. ... Several hundred students in uniform during an assembly at Nan Hua High School in Singapore. ...

The Texas Education Agency specified that the parents and/or guardians of students zoned to a school with uniforms may apply for a waiver to opt out of the uniform policy so their children do not have to wear the uniform [2]; parents must specify "bona fide" reasons, such as religious reasons or philosophical objections. The Texas Education Agency (TEA) is a branch of the state government of Texas and oversees public primary and secondary education in the state. ... In law, good faith (in Latin, bona fides) is the mental and moral state of honest, even if objectively unfounded, conviction as to the truth or falsehood of a proposition or body of opinion, or as to the rectitude or depravity of a line of conduct. ...

Feeder patterns

Elementary schools that feed into Sterling include

  • Codwell
  • Frost
  • Mitchell


  • Alcott
  • Cornelius
  • Gregg
  • Grimes
  • Law
  • Mading
  • Rhoads
  • Seguín

While a portion of Lewis Elementary School's attendance zone corresponds with Sterling's, all of the area is occupied by Hobby Airport. William P. Hobby Airport is named after former Texas governor William P. Hobby and is located in Houston, Texas. ...

Middle schools that feed into Sterling include Thomas, Woodson K-8 School's middle school program (areas east of Cullen Boulevard), and Hartman (partial).

Notable Alumni

Yolanda Yvette Adams (born August 27, 1964 in Houston, Texas) is an American singer, one of the most popular gospel music artists of the contemporary period. ... Clyde Austin The Glyde Drexler (born June 22, 1962 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a former NBA all-star shooting guard. ... The Portland Trail Blazers are a National Basketball Association team based in Portland, Oregon. ... The Houston Rockets are a professional basketball team based in Houston, Texas. ... Zina Lynna Garrison (b. ...

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Houston Independent School District
Magnet K-12 schools T. H. Rogers
Magnet 7-12 schools C.L.C.
High schools Austin | Bellaire | Chávez | Davis | Furr | Sam Houston | Jones | Kashmere | Lamar | Lee | Madison | Milby
Reagan | Scarborough | Sharpstown | Sterling | Waltrip | Washington | Westbury | Westside | Wheatley | Worthing | Yates
Magnet High schools Carnegie Vanguard | Challenge Early College | DeBakey | H.S.P.V.A. | Barbara Jordan | H.S.L.E.C.J.
K-8 schools Gregory-Lincoln | Woodson
K-8 magnet schools Briarmeadow | Kandy Stripe | Rice
1-8 schools E.O. Smith
Middle schools Attucks | Black | Burbank MS | Clifton | Cullen | Deady | Dowling | Edison | Fleming | Fondren MS | Fonville | Grady
Hamilton | Hartman | Henry | Hogg | Holland | Jackson | Johnston | Key | Long | Lanier | Marshall | McReynolds
Ortíz | Pershing | Pin Oak | Revere | Ryan | Sharpstown | Stevenson | Thomas | Welch | West Briar
Elementary schools Briargrove | Neff | Poe | River Oaks | Roberts | West University | Others



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