Senior holding Yale pennant on SSD stage

YES Prep Seniors Say "YES" to College at 2019 Senior Signing Day

300 buses transported over 11,000 students from 18 campuses across Houston, with teachers and staff in tow, to YES Prep’s 2019 Senior Signing Day event on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Inspired by college football’s National Signing Day, 1,299 YES Prep seniors from 11 campuses packed the NRG Stadium to announce which college they will be attending in the Fall 2019 in front of their proud parents and the entire YES Prep community.
View pictures and LIVESTREAM of event


Valedictorian and Salutatorian from YP Northbrook

YES Prep honors Valedictorians and Salutatorians at 2019 Val+Sal Banquet

On Wednesday, May 22, 2019, YES Prep Public Schools honored the Class of 2019 valedictorians and salutatorians at the second annual Val+Sal Banquet. Joined by YES Prep system leaders as well as school directors and directors of college counseling, this year’s vals and sals from 11 YES Prep campuses invited three special guests to join them as they received this special recognition.  
Meet Brays Oaks Valedictorian and Salutatorian


YES Prep presents Fifth Annual Chess Tournament

On Saturday, May 18, 2019, YES Prep presented its fifth annual Chess Tournament at YES Prep Southside, from 12 noon to 4 p.m. Open to all YES Prep campuses, the tournament is divided into two categories, middle school and high school, with individual medals and team trophies awarded to first, second and third place winners. The tournament was started back in May 2015 by Marc Ybarsabal, current YES Prep Analytics Manager and former math teacher at YES Prep North Central. 
Learn who the overall winners are from this year's tournament


Four YES Prep seniors holding their college of choice pennant at SSD

Senior Spotlights at 2019 Senior Signing Day

Considered YES Prep’s “best day of the year,” 1,299 seniors from 11 campuses stood at center stage to declare their college of choice in front of their family and the entire YES Prep community.

This year, the event spotlighted a senior from each campus. Nella Garcia Urban, Chief Program Officer, and Phil Wright, Chief Schools Officer, shared their accomplishments and the impact they are already making from the Senior Signing Day stage.

Learn who these 11 seniors are and the college they'll be attending


YES Prep Northbrook grad overcomes hardships
May 28, 2019 - Houston Chronicle
Features YES Prep senior Marcus Brown-Salinas.

First seniors graduate from YES Prep Northbrook High School
May 26, 2019 - Houston Chronicle
Features YES Prep seniors Julian Erazo, Shane Lau, and Bessy Banegas.

YES Prep celebrates their 2019 Senior Signing Day at NRG Stadium
May 22, 2019 - Houston Chronicle

'It's very exciting': Thousands declare college plans at YES Prep Senior Signing Day
May 21, 2019 - ABC 13

HTown60: Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week at YES Prep
May 9, 2019 - KHOU 11
Reporter Ruben Galvan joined teachers and students at YES Prep Brays Oaks to celebrate.

Houston high schools ranked as some of the best in the state, nation by U.S. News & World Report
April 30, 2019 - Houston Chronicle
YES Prep and HISD take top spots. 


Next Teacher Application Window Deadline
Friday, May 31, 2019
The deadline for our third teacher application window for the 2019-2020 school year is tomorrow. Submit your application today!
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Campus Commencements
Friday, May 31 - Sunday, June 2, 2019
Bayou City Event Center

For specific day and time of graduation for each campus, click on the link below.
Campus dates and times

New Student Registration Day
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
All Campuses

Students selected through lottery have opportunity to visit campus and register their child.

IMPACT Institute
June 6 & 7, 2019
YES Prep Southside Campus

Eligible rising seniors learn more about the IMPACT program. Students and their families have opportunity to explore college options.
First Day of School
Thursday, August 15, 2019
The first day of school for 2019-2020 is Thursday, August 15,2019.
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