Evan Edward Worthing High School
is a secondary school located in the Sunnyside
area of Houston
, United States
. The physical address is 9215 Scott Street.
Worthing serves grades 9 through 12 and is a part of the Houston Independent School District
Worthing has Houston ISD's magnet program for Mathematics, Science and Technology.
Worthing Junior-Senior High School was built in 1958,"." () Worthing High School
. Retrieved on December 8, 2008. and it opened on January 27, 1958. The students zoned to Worthing previously attended Miller Junior High School and Yates High School
. The school is named after Evan Edward Worthing, a Houston real-estate developer who set up a scholarship trust for African-American HISD students. A native of Michigan, he earned a mechanical engineering degree from Texas A&M University
, where he was captain of the American football
team. His will stated that African-Americans should inherit his wealth; this led to the opening of Worthing. The school originally covered grades 7 through 12. Worthing was originally located at 4330 Bellfort Boulevard; as the first building became overcrowded a new high school campus opened. Worthing moved to 9215 Scott Street at Reed Road, and Attucks Middle School opened at the former location.
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