Branch School

1424 Sherwood Forest Street
Houston, TX 77043-0770
Tel: (713)465-0288
Grades: NS-8 | 130 students
The Branch School, established in 1977, offers a strong academic education geared to each child's individualized needs.
Our multi-sensory, project-based approach provides a strong foundation as well as the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
We offer a Christian environment and a peacemaking curriculum.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded 1977

Student Body

Total Students 130 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Branch School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 10 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Lynne Rankin
Admissions Associate n/a


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, Track and FieldBasketballSoccer,
Track and Field


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Many Many,

School Notes:

  • Outdoor classroom curriculum
  • Recipient of the Toyota Tapestry Science Award
  • Odyssey of the Mind teaching techniques
  • Staff with advanced degrees
  • Individualized, project-based curriculum

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Rainard School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rainard School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Rainard School (0.1 miles away)
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  • Houston
    Rainard School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-12 | 77 students
    0.1 miles
    11059 Timberline Rd
    Houston, TX 77043
  • Houston
    Grades: PK-5 | 94 students
    0.1 miles
    1331 Sherwood Forest St
    Houston, TX 77043
  • Houston
    Pines Presbyterian Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
    Grades: PK-KG | 82 students
    1.5 miles
    12751 Kimberley Ln
    Houston, TX 77024
  • Houston
    The Parish School
    Special Education School
    Grades: UG | 140 students
    1.5 miles
    11001 Hammerly Blvd
    Houston, TX 77043
  • Houston
    Memorial Creme De La Creme
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 254 students
    1.6 miles
    12707 Queensbury Ln
    Houston, TX 77024

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