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British School of Houston

British School of Houston is a coeducational private school for students in grades Pre-K through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban

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Overview

British School of Houston says

The British School of Houston provides high quality education in a structured, positive and caring environment designed to meet the individual needs of students. The school welcomes all nationalities, engenders respect for all cultures, and a sense of discipline is naturally achieved. The British School of Houston was the third of the British Schools of America to open, opening its doors in September 2000. The unique and international style of the school has proven popular and attractive to a wide variety of American, British and international families in the Houston metro area. Today, BSH's enrolment comprises of approximately 565 students, with the majority being American and British. Over forty nationalities are represented.The British School of Houston 14 acre campus is located west of downtown Houston, with easy access from 1-610, I-290 and other thoroughfares.The British School of Houston aims to provide a broadly based and tailored British style education for students from Nursery to Year 13. Delivered by youthful, energetic teachers and staff, BSH's curriculum represents the very best of current practice in the United Kingdom with an international perspective appropriate to its American home. The diversity of the student body is not merely respected but cherished and celebrated.The school is part of the British Schools of America, a division of the WCL Group, a British company which also operates Fieldwork Education and Compass International Schools. The British Schools of America also operates sister schools in Washington, D.C., Charlotte, Chicago and Boston. Aim of the School:The British School of Houston aims to provide a broad, balanced education for all the students in its care. By intending to create a happy, caring and stimulating learning environment, students are able to grow academically, develop self-esteem and reach their full potential. The school's goals include to: Strive for excellence in education Enable children to reach their full potential in every aspect of the school's curriculum Provide children with an education appropriate to the world outside the classroom Develop a love of learning in all students and a desire to continue to expand their knowledge and skills throughout their lives Help children to learn to live together in a community and to show sensitivity to the differences between people Encourage children to become responsible, independent people who are able to reflect deeply upon the world around them To develop in children a positive sense of moral responsibility and self-discipline

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Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (713) 290-9025
Email
  [email protected]

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 567
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 49
Kindergarten 40
1 49
2 50
3 38
4 41
5 42
6 43
7 40
8 45
9 38
10 38
11 22
12 32

British School of Houston's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing British School of Houston's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 10 : 1
Gender 51% Male / 49% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 73%
Multi-racial 5%
Hispanic/Latino 4%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 5%

Extracurriculars

  • Cross Country
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Cross Country
  • Rugby
  • Soccer

Associations & Memberships

National Independent Private Schools Association (NIPSA)

State or regional independent school association

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