Alvin High School is the first and oldest high school in Alvin ISD. It consistently ranks among the top high schools in Texas and is a part of the 6A UIL district. It was established in 1894, and its mascot is the yellowjacket with burnt orange, white and black as its colors.
AHS offers 481 courses including Advanced Placement, Pre-Advanced Placement and Dual Credit classes to better ready students for college or higher education. Additionally, there are “job coaches” who teach students how to prepare for interviews and future careers. The graduation rate of Alvin High School stands at an exceptional 94%. Alvin High School met the standard that the state set for standardized testing.
There are numerous opportunities to get involved with clubs or extracurriculars such as the Bowling Club, HOSA, Bookworms Reading Club, Debate, Drama Club, Cheerleading, SeaPerch, Project Lead the Way and Digital Art Club, among others. There are also unique classes such as architecture classes, engineering classes and a yearbook class.
There are nearly 2650 students enrolled at Alvin High School, with 51% Hispanic, 42% White, 3% African-American, 1% Asian and 1% Multiracial making up the population. The average SAT score in all subjects is a 1448 while the average ACT composite score is a 21. The average percent of students who enroll in a higher education after high school is 56%.
The community surrounding Alvin High School is one of the reasons that makes Alvin so unique. “We offer support, we’re always in communication with the community. We offer classes that get students college-ready,” Alvin High School Principal Johnny Briseño said.Alvin High School802 S. JohnsonAlvin, TX 77511Phone:(281) 245-3000Fax:(281) 331-3053