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Welcome to The Varnett Public School, a pre-k through eighth-grade Houston charter school...Varnett offers Accelerated Promotion Program for qualifying students! See story on home and/or campus page for details...Found out about our Aerospace Academy for students in grades 6-8...Take advantage of our Rosetta Stone language program...Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter!

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Welcome to The Varnett Public School!
Here's what we have to offer: quality academics, technology, after-school enrichment and sports activities, safe and clean environment and air-conditioned buses. See details below!
• All Schools Met State Academic Standards
• Field Trip Experience
• Early Literacy Program
• Second Language Program
• Accelerated Grade Placement
• Aerospace Academy – Grades 6-8
• 100% Highly Qualified Teachers
• Parent Empowerment Program
• Academic Interventions
• Grades PK-2: 1 Kindle for every 2 students
• Grades 3-8: 1 computer for every student
After school enrichment activities
• Basketball
• Cheerleader
• Chess
• Dance
• Flag Football
• Soccer
• Uniform Dress Code
• Safe and Clean
• Bully Free Zone
Free transportation
• Air-Conditioned Buses
Dr. Margaret Stroud
Superintendent, The Varnett Public School
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Last day for teachers
Date: 6/3/2019
Last day of school for students
Date: 5/31/2019
Report cards
Date: 5/31/2019
Memorial Day, no school
Date: 5/27/2019
STAAR social studies assessment, grade 8
Date: 5/16/2019


Varnett Inc. Board

  • Matthew Plummer
    VPS Board President

    Vice Chairman of Harris County Hospital District Foundation Board of Trustees, General Dentistry
  • Edgardo E. Colón
    VPS Board Treasurer

    Chairman of Harris County Sports & Convention Corporation, Attorney at Law
  • Clarence White III
    VPS Board Secretary

    Senior Pastor at Saint Paul United Methodist Church, Investment Banking
  • Carolyn Scantlebury
    VPS Board Member

    State Executive Committee of Texas NAACP, Former NAACP President (Houston Branch)
  • Marcia Johnson
    VPS Board Member

    Special Assistant to the Dean and Professor of Law at Texas Southern University
  • Mr. Ward S. Gray
    VPS Board Member

    Accountant, Enrolled Agent

Latest News

The long journey from stroke to joy

Ms. Tesla Villeda, the East campus PreK teacher, talks about the stroke she suffered at the beginning of the school year, her battle to come back, and to finally watch her 25 students receive diplomas in a promotion exercise today. Ms. Villeda won praise from Dr. Margaret Stroud, Varnett's superintendent, and Ms. Gayle Voltz, East campus director.

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