School Of The Woods

1321 Wirt Rd,
Houston, TX, 77055-0770
     Tel: (713)686-8811
Grades: PK - 12 | 273 students
School of the Woods is a community of life-long learners that integrates Montessori education with contemporary methods and materials to foster competent, self-motivated, morally aware, personally and socially responsible people.
School of the Woods develops life-long learners.
Children experience success as they flourish in surroundings of respect and concern.
The staff of certified Montessori teachers respects each child's uniqueness and plans the progress of each student in accordance with the needs, interest and abilities of the student.
Individual readiness determines the introduction of new materials, and the teacher serves as a resource, guide and helper as he/she sensitively interacts in the child's adventure toward life-long learning.
School of the Woods, an American Montessori Society affiliate, integrates contemporary materials and methods with Montessori education in the classroom environment.
A rich variety of "hands on" activities in the early childhood years enhances the growth of each child.
The elementary, upper elementary and middle school classes extend experiences at each successive level and offer truly unique programs of interdisciplinary learning and real-life applications.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 273 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 22%
State avg.: 36%
Students by Grade School Of The Woods Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Duchesne Academy Of The Sacred Heart (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Shining Star School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Shining Star School (0.3 miles away)
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  • HoustonShining Star School
    Waldorf School
    1504 Wirt Rd.
    HoustonTX77055
    (713)960-8109
    Waldorf School
    0.3 mi | 4 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • HoustonThe Regis School Of The Sacred Heart
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    7330 Westview Dr
    HoustonTX77055
    (713)682-8383
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    0.5 mi | 200 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • HoustonSt. Mark Lutheran School
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    1515 Hillendahl Blvd
    HoustonTX77055
    (713)468-2623
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    0.6 mi | 177 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • HoustonLittle Folks Child Care
    Daycare / Preschool
    1921 Johanna
    HoustonTX77055
    (713)682-1661
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.8 mi | 6 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • HoustonDuchesne Academy Of The Sacred Heart
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    10202 Memorial Dr
    HoustonTX77024
    (713)468-8211
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    1.1 mi | 656 students | Gr. PK-12                      

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