Avondale House

3737 O'Meara Drive
Houston, TX 77025-0770
Tel: (713)993-9544
Grades: NS-12 | 60 students
Avondale House was founded in 1976 by a group of parents of children with autism.
At Avondale House we are committed to the success of our children, young adults, and their families, providing special education services in both our school and residences.
Our classrooms have no more than 8 students, with a certified teacher and two support staff in each.
At Avondale House, our mission is to provide children and young adults with autism the education and training to develop to their fullest potential.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Texas Association of Accredited Private Schools (TAAPS)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Autism/Pervasive Develpmental Disorder
Year Founded 1976

Student Body

Total Students 60 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 37%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 8 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Parent choice)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Associate Lynn Fussell


Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Equestrian, GymnasticsBadmintonBasketball,

School Notes:

  • Avondale House was founded in 1976 by a group of parents of children with autism.
  • At Avondale House we are committed to the behavioral, academic and vocational success of our children, young adults, and their families.
  • Avondale House instructional program is based on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) generalized into a classroom setting.
  • Class size is limited to 8 students with 3 staff.
  • Each classroom has a TEA Certified Special Education teacher with two support staff
  • All classes participate in academic instruction, behavior training, community based instruction, recreation, as well as a full calendar of holiday celebrations and events.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Emery/ Weiner School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Catherines Montessori (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Catherines Montessori (0.3 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Houston
    St. Catherines Montessori
    Montessori School (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-9 | 270 students
    0.3 miles
    9821 Timberside Dr.
    Houston, TX 77025
  • Houston
    Grades: PK-8 | 197 students
    0.3 miles
    4005 Cheena Dr
    Houston, TX 77025
  • Houston
    Grades: 6-12 | 434 students
    0.4 miles
    9825 Stella Link Rd
    Houston, TX 77025
  • Houston
    Uos Goldberg Montessori School
    Daycare / Preschool (Jewish)
    Grades: NS-K | 129 students
    1.2 miles
    9001 Greenwillow Street
    Houston, TX 77096
  • Houston
    Grades: PK-8 | 247 students
    1.3 miles
    4711 McDermed Dr
    Houston, TX 77035

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
The A to Z of Private Schools
October 04, 2015
This A-Z list is designed to make you aware of the many things involved in choosing the right school for your child.
Is Your Skill-set Still on Release 1.0?
September 20, 2015
It is easy to fall into the trap of not keeping your skill-set current. There's no time and no need anyway. We look at why you need to keep things current and offer some suggestions as to how to proceed.
5 Reasons You Might Be Looking At The Wrong Schools
September 07, 2015
Choosing the right school for your child is a major project. We look a five reasons why you might be looking at the wrong schools.
Request Information
I am a:      
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Applying for financial aid?:
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Houston, TX is $11,764 for elementary schools and $13,238 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Houston, TX is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).
Related School Videos

View more school videos