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River Oaks Baptist School

River Oaks Baptist School

Houston Schools July 17, 2013 at 6:53 pm

In 1955, the River Oaks Baptist Church established the River Oaks Baptist School (ROBS) as a weekly preschool and kindergarten program with two teachers and thirty students.  River Oaks Baptist gradually expanded to include the Lower School (elementary) and the Middle School (fifth through eighth grade) and graduated its firstRead More

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St. Theresa Catholic School

Houston Schools July 17, 2013 at 5:20 pm

Bishop C. E. Byrne of the Galveston-Houston Catholic Diocese blessed St. Theresa Catholic Church and School on August 10, 1947. In February 1948, after dedication, students in grades one through eight began taking classes under The Sisters of the Incarnate Word. Today, the school consists of 200 students in Pre-KRead More

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Episcopal High School

Houston Schools July 17, 2013 at 4:49 pm

In 1981, a group of Episcopal parishioners discussed with then Bishop Maurice Benitez that their children often attended day schools at their local churches but that these schools only went through the 8th grade.  Therefore, they set about to establish a high school.  Their efforts came to fruition just threeRead More

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West University Elementary

Houston Schools July 11, 2013 at 11:03 pm

Founded around 1928, West University Elementary School (WUES) was originally connected to Pershing Middle School, which later moved to its own campus. By the 1970s, the elementary school was described by some as “deteriorating”, but was rejuvenated by parents in the 1980s. With a $9.6 million budget, HISD expanded theRead More

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Westbury Christian School

Houston Schools July 11, 2013 at 10:47 pm

Westbury Christian School (WCS) is a college preparatory school for ages 3 to 12th grade, founded in 1975 with support from the Westbury Church of Christ elders. Families in the church made plans for a Mother’s Day Out program, which led to a daycare program, and eventually elementary, middle, andRead More

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Alexander Smith Academy

Houston Schools July 11, 2013 at 10:10 pm

Founded in 1968, David J. Arnold acquired and reincorporated the school in 1973 as a private for-profit company.  The school gained full accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools in 1976 and from the Texas Education Agency in 1984.  Alexander Smith Academy (ASA) stresses its small class size,Read More

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St. Thomas’ Episcopal School

Houston Schools July 11, 2013 at 9:57 pm

The school arm of St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church, Saint Thomas Episcopal School was founded in 1955 as a pre-school and kindergarten.  It graduated its first high school class in 1967.  Today, it offers thirteen years of instruction from Kindergarten Bridge through 12th grade.  The school’s mission is to “form honorableRead More

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Woodrow Wilson Montessori School

Houston Schools July 11, 2013 at 9:39 pm

Woodrow Wilson Montessori School, founded in 1925, was named after the 28th president of the United States and serves Pre-K through 8th grade. Still at its original location, Wilson Montessori was built on the location of the home of Mirabeau B. Lamar. Mr. Lamar was the second and last presidentRead More

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St. Francis Episcopal Day School

Houston Schools July 11, 2013 at 9:17 pm

St. Francis Episcopal Day School was founded in 1952 by a group of area residents, both parishioners and non-parishioners, who decided to found a parish school as part of the St. Francis Episcopal Church.  It would be self-supporting and use the existing parish facilities.  Although welcoming an initial class ofRead More

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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