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Is Venture For Me?

Talk to your Counselor for more information

Venture High School
might be a good place for you if …

  • You are not experiencing success  in school
  • You are behind in your credits
  • You need smaller class sizes

Venture School is an alternative to the traditional
when the traditional does not prove to be a good fit for you

Talk to your counselor

Talk to your parents

Call Venture @ 682-867-6400


Download an Application


Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to

Mrs. Linda P. Dorsey 

for being selected as the
2015-2016 Venture School
Teacher of the Year


Mrs. Dorsey has 37 years in education, a valued member of the Venture Faculty for 22 years and has been in AISD for 24 years.


Mission Statement

Venture School,
a nontraditional educational program,
is dedicated to
an innovative and professional
approach to providing academic
and personal development. 

We believe that
all students can learn
and become productive,

responsible citizens through
a balance of mutual commitment

and personal integrity.


A Parent Involvement Event



Beginning Thursday, December 8th Ferguson Education Center will be hosting the Volunteers of America (VOA) who will be facilitating a fourteen week, "Strengthening Families Program." This is a bi-lingual program (English /Spanish)


Program sessions will be on Thursdays from 5:30 to 8:00.  A modest dinner is provided from 5:30 to 6:00, then one hour of parents workshop and teen workshop (independent of one another), then an approximate one hour of family work in large group setting.  Transportation assistance may be available and daycare is provided.  This program is offered free.


Families are encouraged to attend regularly once they commit and the group will only accept new members up until the January 12 meeting.   
There are many topics covered including:
  • goal setting
  • communication
  • drug awareness and information
  • family building topics and activities  
For additional information you may download the flyer for this program here.
If you want to attend,  but are unable to at this time, we will start an eight week condensed group in March 2017. Keep checking this site for details. 

Bright Bytes Technology Survey

Tell Venture  WHAT YOU THINK…   

Online Survey:


Parents please use this link:               www.BByt.es/JQ94P


Students please use this link:             www.BByt.es/JQ94U



Venture wants to know what you think about the use of technology in school.


We know how important technology is in today's day and age.  We want our students to have access to the best 21st century tools so that they will be better prepared for their future. 


We need your input as we work through the process of assessing our technology across the school district.  During the month of October, we are using an online survey called BrightBytes Clarity to get feedback from our students, teachers, and also from you, the parents of our students.


Using the URL please take a moment to tell us about your experience with technology. It should only take about 10 minutes.  We'll be looking at your feedback, along with our student and teacher feedback, to give us a picture of how our students are using technology to learn in AISD. 


If you would like additional information on how we use this data, please watch this Video.


 Thank you for your help!

Intake Dates

Applications must be received and reviewed prior

to the following dates in order

to be considered for Venture acceptance on the 

upcoming intake date(s):


November 9, 2016


January 4, 2017



    additional dates will be posted soon


Please note:  Intake is a 2 day process.


Evening School

Evening Classes


Bring Your Own Technology

As part of our Achieve Today. Excel Tomorrow. strategic plan goal to be a high performing, technology-rich school district with leading-edge learning experiences that promote engagement, creativity, critical thinking and achievement, we will begin allowing students to bring personally owned mobile technology devices to school for educational purposes. Click here for more information about Venture Schools BYOT program.

If you have difficulty using this site, email the webmaster about inaccessible content. You may also file a formal grievance in accordance with district policies.