Project Description

Harris IB World Middle School

Grades served for 2020-21: 6th-8th

Lottery grade: 6th

Waitlist grades: 7th & 8th

Principal: Carol Velazquez

Phone: (210) 228-1220

Address: 325 Pruitt Ave., 78204

School Website

At Harris Middle School, we believe in developing internationally minded individuals who are caring, respectful, and mindful of intercultural interactions and differences. As an authorized International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) World School, we are committed to a high quality, challenging, and international education. Our extracurricular offerings are vast in order to prepare well-rounded students who will strive to be responsible, inquisitive, honest, and open-minded individuals. Our scholars aspire to be beacons of knowledge and become contributing members of their communities to create a better world.

  • International BaccalaureateWorld School for the Middle Years Programme (MYP). The curriculum serves to prepare students seeking enrollment into the IB Institute at Burbank High School
  • STEM: a science and technology focus fused with a college-preparatory liberal arts program
  • Real-world exploration using everyday tools, models, and experiences

International Baccalaureate (IB), AVID, Gifted & Talented, Middle School Partners, Pre-AP, World Languages • Art, Band, Choir, Mariachi, Orchestra, Theatre, Theatre Tech • AVID Excel • Special Education: ACE, BCM, PBIS

Big Brothers Big Sisters, Communities in Schools

Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball • LOTC • Robotics, Art Club, Chess Club, Photography, Recycling Club, Peer Mediators, National Junior Honor Society, Student Council, French Club, Gamma Sigma Pearls, Spanish Club, Journalism/Yearbook

The District is hosting Choice Information Sessions. Parents, come learn about the Choice Application Process and how to apply for the 2020-21 school year. Light refreshments will be served, and Spanish interpretation will be available. No RSVP is necessary. We hope to see you there! Schedule below:

  • Thursday, February 6  |  9-10 AM  |  Pickett Academy (cafeteria)
    • General information on Choice School & Program options, application/waitlist process
    • Families may apply online or complete a paper application at this session. 
  • Thursday, February 20  |  5-6 PM  |  Rodriguez Montessori Elementary
    • General information on Choice School & Program options, application/waitlist process
    • Rodriguez Montessori staff will be present at this session to give details about the school.
    • Families may apply online or complete a paper application at this session.
  • Saturday, March 28  |  9-10 AM  | Burnet Learning Center (cafeteria)
    • Round 2 Choice School & Program options, application/waitlist process
    • Families may apply online or complete a paper application at this session.
  • Monday, April 27  |  5-6 PM  | Burnet Learning Center (cafeteria)
    • Round 2 Choice School & Program options, application/waitlist process
    • Families may apply online or complete a paper application at this session.