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From School of the Woods

School of the Woods

Houston Schools August 12, 2013 at 6:28 pm

The School of the Woods was originally founded as a nursery school in 1962, a few years after Montessori education resurfaced in the United States.  The school received its name to honor the work of Dr. Ernest Wood and Hilda Wood in developing the school’s curriculum.  The School of theRead More

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T.H. Rogers School

Houston Schools August 12, 2013 at 10:12 am

Founded in 1962, T.H. Rogers sees itself as “a lighthouse beacon that safely guides all children into harbors of success.”  T.H. Rogers School consists of three sub-schools: MI-PSI, Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (PDHH), and the Vanguard Program.  MI-PSI serves students who have severe disabilities in cognitiveRead More

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The Kinkaid School

Houston Schools July 22, 2013 at 5:49 pm

Founded in 1906, The Kinkaid School purports to be the “oldest independent coeducational school in Houston.”  A public school teacher, Margaret Hunter Kinkaid founded the school when she learned that married women were not allowed to be teachers in her school district.  Since its inception, Kinkaid has been based outRead More

From Duchesne Academy

Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart

Houston Schools July 18, 2013 at 8:46 pm

Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart was founded in 1960 as part of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.  The school derives its name from Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne, a Catholic nun, French saint, and founder of the first houses of the Society of the Sacred Heart in America.  DuchesneRead More

From Second Baptist School

Second Baptist School

Houston Schools July 18, 2013 at 5:33 pm

Second Baptist School (SBS) was founded in 1946 through Second Baptist Church.  Located in what is now Midtown Houston, it welcomed its first class of 14 kindergarten students in 1947.  By 1955, the school had expanded to a full elementary school with the addition of a sixth grade.  In 1957,Read More

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The Awty International School

Houston Schools July 17, 2013 at 10:09 pm

The Awty International School (AIS) was originally founded as the Awty School in 1956 as a preschool, eventually adding an Upper School by 1975.  In 1984, the Awty School merged with the French School of Houston and became the Awty International School. With more than 1500 students, AIS proclaims toRead 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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First Baptist Academy

Houston Schools July 2, 2013 at 9:40 pm

James Moody and Marcene Adams founded Northwest Academy in 1970 for families in northwest Houston.  By 1980, Northwest Academy became a ministry of Houston’s First Baptist Church (HFBC) to further meet the “spiritual and educational needs of its students.”  In 1998, HFBC and other local churches established Houston Christian HighRead More