Yorkshire Academy

14120 Memorial Dr,
Houston, TX, 77079-0770
Tel: (281)531-6088
Grades: PK - 5 | 285 students
At Yorkshire Academy, we cultivate qualities of character, citizenship, and academic curiosity in a safe, secure, and loving environment, providing personal and engaging educational opportunities in academics and the visual and performing arts.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 5
Year Founded 1984

Student Body

Total Students 285 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 28%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 14 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(uniform - visit website for examples)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition varies by program.
Admissions Director Janet Howard
Admissions Associate Vivien Crain

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports BaseballDanceFencingFlag FootballFootball
GolfSoccerTennis
BaseballDance,
FencingFlag Football,
FootballGolf,
SoccerTennis,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 20 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Baseball, Building Brains, Chess, Chinese, ComedySportz Improv, Dance, Engineering, Golf, Math Club, Music in Me, Sewing, Soccer, Spanish, T ball, Tae Kwon Do, Tennis, Yoga, guitar, piano Art, Baseball, Chess, Chinese, Dance, Engineering, Golf, Math Club, Music in Me, Sewing, Soccer, Spanish, T ball, Tae Kwon Do, Tennis, Yoga, guitar, piano, Building Brains,
ComedySportz Improv,

School Notes:

  • Our Philosophy

    Yorkshire Academy is a welcoming, joyful school built and supported by students, teachers, and parents working together in a spirit of mutual trust and respect. We believe that responsibility, collaboration, and intellectual curiosity develop when students are known by their teachers and classmates and feel appreciated for what they do best.

    We respect each student’s individuality. We invest time and energy in helping students understand that they are worthy, have talent, and can succeed. We build confidence, encouraging students to understand that risks are worth taking and failure is a learning opportunity. We encourage students to stretch beyond their current achievements and points of view, thereby helping them build self-esteem and pride of accomplishment. 

  • Profile last updated: 10/24/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Memorial Private High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Christ Memorial Lutheran Early Childhood Learning (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Memorial Dr United Methodist Church Kids (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Houston Christ Memorial Lutheran Early Childhood Learning
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    14200 Memorial Dr
    Houston , TX , 77079
    (281)497-2055
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    0.1  mi  |  161  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Houston
    Memorial Private High School
    (Christian)
    14333 Fern Dr
    Houston , TX , 77079
    (281)759-2288
    (Christian)
    0.5  mi  |  50  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Houston
    Memorial Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    1315 S Dairy Ashford St
    Houston , TX , 77077
    (281)493-3700
    (Christian)
    1.3  mi  |  64  students  |  Gr.  K-5
  • Houston
    Memorial Dr United Methodist Church Kids
    (Methodist)
    12955 Memorial Drive
    Houston , TX , 77079
    (713)425-6804
    (Methodist)
    1.4  mi  |  302  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Houston
    The Briarwood School
    Special Education School
    12207 Whittington Dr
    Houston , TX , 77077
    (281)493-1070
    Special Education School
    1.6  mi  |  397  students  |  Gr.  1-12

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  • Recommended April 05, 2014 - Yorkshire is a great school with excellent social and emotional student growth; and a school-wide climate of high expectations. It has been a wonderful experience for our family and we could not be more pleased with Yorkshire. - Posted by Parent

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