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Contact Ms. Lynn Hartnett for information about college applications, military service, and other post high school plans.

361-878-7300 x 21560


W.B. Ray High School Profile:

 W. B. Ray High School Profile


Principal: Cissy Perez (

Lead Counselor and Special Populations: Mavis Lumampao (

IB Coordinator: Lorinda Hamilton (

IB and AVID Counselor: Laura Gasiorowski (

Counselor:  Karen Bryant (

Career and College Counselor: Lynn Hartnett (

Counselor: Suzanne LyBarger (

Counselor and ELL: Jennifer Noyola (

Acting Administrator over Advanced Academics: Leslie Appel (


W.B. Ray High School promotes student achievement through the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TAKE)—the basis for the curriculum in Corpus Christi Independent School District. CCISD teachers follow this comprehensive curriculum and teach the stated TEKS objectives, using the District-developed Scope and Sequence for all core subjects in each six week grading period.


Accreditation, National Recognition and State Recognition

W.B. Ray High School is accredited by the Texas Education Agency and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The International Baccalaureate Organization accredited W.B. Ray fo the Diploma Programme in March 2011 and the Middle years Programme in August 2011. We also provide a comprehensive curriculum which includes instruction in regular, advanced placement, AVID and the IB Programmes.

Prestigious Scholarships/Competitions

State and National Diving Champion

High School Heisman Trophy Winner

National Prudential Service Winner

Presentations at the Chicago Medical Symposium on Cardiology Advances

Mock Trials – Nationals

Destination Imagination – Globals

National Debate Championships

Cyber Patriots National Champions

40 Acres Scholar

National Merit – See chart *



Dual Credit Program

The Corpus Christi Independent School District and Del Mar College offer qualified students the opportunity to earn high school and college credit concurrently in a variety of subjects. Some courses are offerred at the high school campus while others are available at Del Mar College.

Extracurricular Activities

W.B. Ray High Schhol Texans participate in a variety of extracurricular activities. Clubs and organizations are available in academics, service, performing arts, publications, and special interests. Some examples are: Academic Decathlon, Audio/Video Production Club, Comic Readers’ Club, Debate Team, French Honor Society, Freshman Mentors, Gay Straight Alliance, Mock Trial Team, Key Club, Health and Wellness Club, Spanish Honor Soicety, R*TREC Club, and UIL Academic Competition. Competitive sports for young men and women include basketball, baseball, football, track, soccer, softball, wrestling, cross-country, swimming and ediving, golf, volleyball and tennis. Students can also compete in fine arts competitons and career and technology contests such as Skills USA.


Centrally located in the Corpus Christi metropolitan area, W.B. Ray High School’s community represents diversity among all socio-economic levels. Local industry includes port/shipping, oil and refineries, farming, agribusiness, chemical plants and tourism. The city is home to the Texas State Aquarium, Corpus Christi Hooks baseball team, the USS Lexington and Museum, the Art Museum of South Texas, the Texas State Museum of Asian Cultures, the Corpus Christi Ballet Company and Ballet Academy Dance Company, Del Mar College and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.


Curriculum offerred:

Pre-AP Courses: ELA 1, 2, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus, Biology I, Chemistry I, Physics I, French 3, Spanish 3 and Music Theory

Advanced Placement Courses: are available in English Language and Composition, Literature and Composition, Biology, Chemistry, Statistics, Calculus AB, Caclulus BC, Macroeconomics, U.S. Government, Human Geography, Psychology, World History, U.S. History, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, French Language and Culture, Drawing Portfolio, Studio Art Two-Dimensional Design and Portfolio.

IB Diploma Courses: English Literature HL, Spanish HL/SL, French HL/SL, History of the Americas and the 20 th Century World Issues HL, Biology HL/SL, Chemistry HL/SL, Physics HL/SL, Math HL (150 hours in algebra, functions and equations, circular functions trig, matrices, vectors, stats, probability, calculus), Math SL, Math Studies SL (algebra, functions and equations, circular functions, trig, matrices, vectors, states, probability, pre-calculus, calculus). Visual Arts HL/SL, Dance HL/SL, Theater HL/SL, Music HL/SL, Theory of Knowledge (TOK)


W.B. Ray High School

1002 Texan Trail

Corpus Christi, TX 78411

Phone: 361.878.7300 Fax: 361.878.2369

Namesake: William Benton Ray, former CCISD Board President

School Mascot: Texans

School colors: Scarlet and Silver

UIL League District: 27-4A

Faculty Population: 112         

Faculty with Master’s Degrees: 85

Faculty with Doctorates: 2

Student Enrollment: 2117

Student Ethnicity:

·         81.91% Hispanic

·         12% White

·         2.1% Black

·         0.09% American Indian

·         2.08% Asian

·         0.76 Other

·         66.3% Economically Disadvantaged

Graduates who attend 4-year colleges/universities: 37%

Graduates who attend 2-year colleges: 41%

Average SAT: (TEA 2015 reported) 1372

Average SAT-Math (TEA 2015 reported) 460   Average SAT-ELA (TEA 2015 reported) 912

Average ACT composite score: (TEA 2015 reported) 20.4

 Grading Scale:

90-100= A

80-90= B

70-80= C

Bonus points are .25 added to course grade

*National Merit Chart: 


5 National Merit Finalists, 6 National Merit Commended Scholars, 14 National Hispanic Scholars

2017-2018 will be added September 2017

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COLLEGE INFORMATION -College 101 Presentation that was shown to all seniors:

FAFSA Information 2017-2018:

Completing FAFSA  or  

Student Aid

Graduation information:
Ray High School
Arena/Exhibit Hall A
Rehearsal: Wednesday, May 30, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
For graduation, doors open 1:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 2, 2018


College Rep on campus
Sam Houston State University |Room 132 | 10 am
College Rep on Campus
TAMUCC Auto Admit Day | Room 132 | all day
Financial Aid Night
Financial Aid Presentation | Career Center | 5:30 pm
College Rep on Campus
Texas A&M University | CCRC Room 132 | 10:00 am
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