The Briarwood School

12207 Whittington Dr
Houston, TX 77077-0770
Tel: (281)493-1070
Grades: K-12 | 353 students
The Briarwood School is an independent, non-profit, co-educational day school for children with learning differences.
Especially designed for children in grades K-12, the individualized educational process at Briarwood is total.
We educate the mind and cultivate the spirit, always striving to enhance self-image through academic, physical, emotional, and social growth.
The warmth and vitality that permeates the Briarwood campus is a great asset in providing the students, from throughout Harris and surrounding counties, support and encouragement to learn and develop individual interests and to bridge the gap between their intellectual potential and academic achievement.
We believe every child can learn and every child has the right to be taught in the way that he or she learns best.
The goal of The Briarwood School is to provide an individual learning environment that fosters the total development of each student and builds academic skills, increases motivation, and bolsters self-esteem.
By identifying a child's learning style, remediating weaknesses, and teaching to strengths, Briarwood provides each child with a solid foundation that serves as the basis for future success.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Other special emphasis association(s)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia, ADHD, Dysgraphia, Non-Verbal Learning Disorders, Speech/Language, Processing Disorders
Year Founded 1967

Student Body

Total Students 353 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 36%
Students by Grade The Briarwood School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 82 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 8 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
23%
Admissions Director Georgia Stanton
Admissions Associate Brynn Matherne

Sports

Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Winter TrackBasketballBowling,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
GolfSoccer,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,
Winter Track

School Notes

  • The Briarwood School is an independent, non-profit, co-educational day school for children with learning differences. Especially designed for children in grades K-12, the individualized educational process at Briarwood is total. We educate the mind and cultivate the spirit, always striving to enhance self-image through academic, physical, emotional, and social growth. The warmth and vitality that permeates the Briarwood campus is a great asset in providing the students, from throughout Harris and surrounding counties, support and encouragement to learn and develop individual interests and to bridge the gap between their intellectual potential and academic achievement. We believe every child can learn and every child has the right to be taught in the way that he or she learns best. The goal of The Briarwood School is to provide an individual learning environment that fosters the total development of each student and builds academic skills, increases motivation, and bolsters self-esteem. By identifying a child's learning style, remediating weaknesses, and teaching to strengths, Briarwood provides each child with a solid foundation that serves as the basis for future success.
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