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St. Michael Catholic School

Houston Schools July 11, 2013 at 8:16 pm

St. Michael Catholic School is a parochial school located in the Galleria area of Houston serving approximately 450 co-ed students from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade.  St. Michael was established in 1954 by St. Michael Catholic Church and is affiliated with the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. The school serves to “integrate faithRead More

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Mark Twain Elementary IB World School

Houston Schools July 5, 2013 at 11:01 pm

Named after American author Samuel Clemens, Mark Twain Elementary (MTE) opened in 1950 in southwest Houston with a student body of 800 students.  Over time, student enrollment dropped significantly due to the lack of new families in the surrounding neighborhoods, and MTE was scheduled for closure in the 1980s.  However,Read More

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John H. Reagan High School

Houston Schools July 5, 2013 at 11:00 pm

Founded in 1926, John H. Reagan High School, named after a 19th century politician, is one of Houston’s oldest high schools.  Located in the Houston Heights, Reagan serves 9th-12th grade students as HISD’s Magnet School of Computer Technology and is currently an International Baccalaureate Candidate School. John H. Reagan HighRead More

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The Post Oak School

Houston Schools July 5, 2013 at 9:21 pm

Founded in 1963, The Post Oak School now enrolls nearly 450 students from 14 months through high school on two campuses.  The school originally served children between the ages of 3 and 6 in a one-room schoolhouse located in the Briar Grove section of Houston.  According to the school, PostRead More

Presbyterian School of Houston

Presbyterian School of Houston

Houston Schools July 5, 2013 at 8:58 pm

Presbyterian School of Houston was founded in 1988 and received its first class of students in 1989.  In August 2000, the school expanded with its addition of a middle school and accepted its first class of fifth and sixth graders.  Presbyterian graduated its first class of eighth grade students inRead More

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Oran M. Roberts Elementary

Houston Schools July 5, 2013 at 8:39 pm

Named after former Texas governor Oran Milo Roberts, Roberts Elementary originally opened in 1936. It currently serves about 750 Pre-K through 5th grade students living in the Southgate, Old Braeswood, and Morningside Place neighborhoods as well as HISD-area magnet students. Roberts is a Fine Arts Magnet school with a VanguardRead More

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St. Anne Catholic School

Houston Schools July 5, 2013 at 8:14 pm

In 1930, the Basilian fathers opened St. Anne Catholic School with the vision, “Teach me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge” under the direction of five sisters of Divine Providence from Our Lady of the Lake Convent. Today, students attend the prekinderten-8th grade school from all areas of Houston and the outlyingRead More

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Waltrip High School

Houston Schools July 5, 2013 at 5:49 pm

Founded in 1959, S. P. Waltrip High School is a public, magnet school named after Steven Pool Waltrip, who was Houston’s superintendent of schools in 1910. The school served newly-developed post-World War II subdivisions and relieved Reagan High School of many students. Waltrip’s boundaries joined those of Reagan, Scarborough, WilliamsRead More

Trafton Academy

Trafton Academy

Houston Schools July 5, 2013 at 5:29 pm

A private middle school for grades 4 – 8, Trafton Academy was founded in 1973. The school’s philosophy states that low student-teacher ratios work best; therefore, their class sizes do not exceed 20 students. Trafton boasts that it “establishes an atmosphere in which students develop abilities to think originally andRead More

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River Oaks Elementary IB World School

Houston Schools July 3, 2013 at 7:50 pm

River Oaks Elementary (ROE), an HISD Vanguard magnet and neighborhood school, first opened its doors in 1929 with support from Ima Hogg, Agnese Carter, and Pat Houston. Following a decline in enrollment after court ordered integration of HISD schools, ROE became a magnet-only school in 1986. The neighborhood program wasRead More

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The Regis School of the Sacred Heart

Houston Schools July 3, 2013 at 7:24 pm

The Regis School of the Sacred Heart was founded in 1991 after approval by Bishop Joseph A. Fiorenza. Three Catholic families associated with Regis’ sister school, Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart, formed a corporation in the fall of 1990 called The Catholic Elementary School for Boys. After approval, thisRead More


Mandarin Chinese Language Immersion Magnet School

Houston Schools July 3, 2013 at 5:53 pm

The HISD Mandarin Chinese Language Immersion Magnet School (MCLIMS) opened in August 2012, initially serving pre-kindergarten to 2nd grade. Thanks to an HISD bond passed in November 2012, the school will gradually expand to serve kindergarten through 8th grade. It is the first fully immersive Mandarin language magnet program inRead More

The Tenney School

The Tenney School

Houston Schools July 3, 2013 at 5:08 pm

In 1973, George and Judy Tenney founded The Tenney School, which uses a one-to-one teaching method. Each student meets with one teacher for each of the following core subjects: Math, Science, English and Social Studies. The Tenneys believe that this one on one format “allows each student to achieve hisRead More

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The Joy School

Houston Schools July 3, 2013 at 4:43 pm

The Joy School (TJS) was founded in 1997 by a team of educators, clinicians, and parents with the goal of meeting the needs of students with learning differences. The founders include parents of a special needs child, an optometrist who spent 40 years researching children with learning differences, and aRead More

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The Fay School

Houston Schools July 2, 2013 at 11:57 pm

The Fay School (TFS) is a private elementary school founded in 1991 by Marie Fay Evnochides in her home along Houston’s Buffalo Bayou.  In its first year, the school worked with early childhood students and added a grade level each year after, culminating in the fifth grade.  The school boastsRead More

St. Agnes Academy

St. Agnes Academy

Houston Schools July 2, 2013 at 11:33 pm

The Prioress of the Dominican Sisters of Houston, Mother Pauline Gannon, founded St. Agnes Academy in 1905 and welcomed its first students in 1906.  Originally located in modern Midtown Houston, the school relocated to its current location in Sharpstown in 1963.  St. Agnes originally provided 12 years of education andRead More