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Burnet Consolidated Independent School District

 

Quest High School Profile

 

702 N. Wood St.

Burnet, Texas  78611

(512)756-6147         (512) 756-6289 fax

 

CEEB Code:  441-008

School County District Code

027-903-003

 

SCHOOL FACTS:  Quest High School is a public, four year secondary school with transitional enrollment of students in grades 9-12.  In 2019, Quest High School had a graduating class of 52 students.

 

Accreditation:  Quest High School is accredited by the Texas Education Agency and Burnet CISD is classified as a 4A UIL district. 

 

Location:  The school district is located on Hwy. 29 approximately 35 miles west of Georgetown, Texas and is approximately 50 miles from Austin.  Although located in a city of less than 5000 residents, the district encompasses 689 square miles. 

 

Schedule:  The school day consist of seven 55-minute class periods. The school year is divided into two semesters with three six-weeks marking periods in each semester.

 

Marking System:  Quest High School awards credit by semester.  The second semester can average with the first for a 70 to receive credit for the course.   Transfer grades are recorded from the transcript and figured in to the grade point average.  Non Accredited schools’ grades will transfer with less weight for purpose of figuring GPA. 

 A=90-100          B=80-89          C=70-79          Below 70 failing

 

Credits required for graduation:

In accordance with the State Board of Education graduation requirements, students are required to earn 26 credits with the Multidisciplinary endorsement.

 

State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR):

All students must pass required  STAAR End-of-Course (EOC) assessments in the following subjects:  Algebra I, English I, English II, Biology and U.S. History.

 

After graduation:

Approximately 35% of our graduates attend four year universities.  Approximately 25% attend two year colleges or technical schools.  Another 3-4 % enlist in one of the military branches.

 

Grade Point Average and Class Rank

Quest High School does not rank. A total grade point average (GPA) is calculated for each student. The GPA is a cumulative average of all semester grades of courses counted in the GPA. 

 

Principal:

Dr. Douglas Marvin

 

Guidance Department: 

Deana Thomas

 

Registrar:

Lynn Ellis