British School Of Houston

4211 Watonga Blvd
Houston, TX 77092-0770
     Tel: (713)290-9025
Grades: NS - 12
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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. European Council for International Schools
Texas Association of Accredited Private Schools (TAAPS)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Language- based and Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 2000

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 100%
Average Class Size 17 students
Advanced Courses Art, Biology, Chemistry, English, French, History, Physics, Spanish, 
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition includes books and supplies.
Admissions Director Tami Riggs


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Cross Country, Dance, Rugby, SoccerCross CountryDance,

School Notes:

  • 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 850 students, with the majority being American and British. Over forty-two 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 Nord Anglia Education. There are 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

Profile last updated: 10/14/2013

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