The Tenney School

3500 South Gessner Road
Houston, TX 77063-0770
Tel: (713)783-6990
Grades: 6-12 | 61 students
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The Tenney School promotes individualized learning and the acquisition of positive attitudes, advanced knowledge, and skills for success.
The program approach delivers individual student attention, customized instructional approaches, to maximized academic achievement for each student.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. AdvancED
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Individualized Student Attention
Year Founded 1973

Student Body

Total Students 61 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 36%
Students by Grade The Tenney School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size 1 students
Number of AP Courses 5 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Calculus AB, Calculus BC, English III, English IV, Environmental Science, US History,
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $23,500
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Michael Tenney

School Notes

  • The Tenney School creates an enviornment in which students develop their academic skills and work ethic, leading to better performance in school and life. High school students pursue a regular or advanced diploma while the one student : one teacher approach allows individual learning needs and styles to be addressed. Small group classes provide peer interaction and group learning experiences. Beyond state mandated courses in english, mathematics, history and science, The Tenney School offers various electives such as Spanish, art, computer and SAT preparation, advanced placement classes in English are available to qualified students, flexibility in class scheduling can accommodate students with special circumstances.

Profile last updated: 07/20/2015

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5.0  12/7/2016
The Tenney School faculty do not only provide students with a quality education, they strive to create a healthy and inclusive learning environment for all. The one to one setup allows students to thrive and develop a curiosity for each respective subject. Truly a great school with an amazing community of people.
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