Post Tagged with: "special needs"

From St. Pius X

St. Pius X High School

Houston Schools August 12, 2013 at 6:03 pm

St. Pius X High School educates approximately 650 young men and women in the Dominican tradition.  The Dominican Sisters, a Catholic women’s group, founded St. Pius X High School in 1956 as part of Bishop Wendelin Nold’s campaign to form new high schools in Houston.  50 years prior to St.Read More

From Wikipedia

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

From Briarwood School

Briarwood School

Houston Schools July 18, 2013 at 7:53 pm

In 1967, Yvonne and Dave Streit founded The Briarwood School after their search for an institution capable of educating their severely handicapped daughter proved futile.  Ms. Streit sampled special needs programs across the country, including Purdue and UCLA, and compiled her own program based on the information she had researched. Read More

From Wikipedia

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

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