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)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
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 55%
State avg.: 35%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 15%
Average Class Size 8 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Parent choice)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Associate Lynn Fussell

Sports

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

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 Corpus Christi Catholic School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Corpus Christi Catholic School (0.3 miles away)
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