Trafton Academy

4711 McDermed Dr,
Houston, TX, 77035-0770
Tel: (713)723-5888
Grades: 4 - 8 | 247 students
Trafton Academy, a private non-parochial school, is located in the Meyer Park area of Houston.
Our school serves families from the Bellaire, West U, Meyerland, Willow Meadows, Medical Center, and Sugar Land areas.
We offer honors classes for the academically able and accelerated students.
We also offer on-level classes providing a main line curriculum.
A child's character is of the utmost importance to us.
We realize the significance of encouraging students to live a life of integrity, coupled with kindness, and accountability.
These values, which are encouraged on a daily basis, will make them stronger students and better citizens.
Trafton Academy is growing; opening full Pre-K and Kindergarten programs in the 2014-2015 academic year and adding lower elementary grades each year to follow.


School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Texas Association of Accredited Private Schools (TAAPS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 4 - 8
Year Founded 1973

Student Body

Total Students 247 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 13%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Trafton Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 35%
Average Class Size 18 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(school uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Mar. 1 / May. 16 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,000
Tuition Notes For the 2013 2014 school year: $8,100 for grades 4 and 5 $8, 400 for grade 6 $9,000 for grades 7 and 8
Admissions Director Yvonne Cosgrove

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Debate, Journalism, PSIA, Spanish Debate, Journalism, PSIA, Spanish,

School Notes:

  • Trafton focuses on what we consider to be the foundational subjects: reading, grammar, writing, and math. If a child has a strong foundation in these subjects, it will overflow into their science, social studies, geography, and foreign languages. Trafton offers the following subjects on a daily basis: reading, grammar, writing, math, history, science, Spanish (7th/8th graders only), computer science, and geography. We also offer p.e. on a daily basis along with a daily recess for the entire school. We firmly believe that the well-rounded student needs to be involved academically as well as with extracurricular activities. Trafton competes in the Greater Houston Athletic Conference in the following sports: soccer, volleyball, basketball, softball, cross country, tennis, and track. Our students are also involved in PSIA academic competitions as well as National Junior Honor Society.

  • Profile last updated: 08/16/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Robert M Beren Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mrs Wagner's School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Robert M Beren Academy (0.9 miles away)
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