Yorkshire Academy

14120 Memorial Dr
Houston, TX 77079-0770
Tel: (281)531-6088
Grades: NS-5 | 294 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

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Texas Association of Accredited Private Schools (TAAPS)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-5
Year Founded 1984

Student Body

Total Students 294 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
28%
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade Yorkshire Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
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 Yvonne Galloway
Admissions Associate Vivien Crain

Sports

Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Ballet, Baseball, Dance, Fencing, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBalletBaseball,
DanceFencing,
Flag FootballFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerTennis,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Baseball, Building Brains, Chess, Chinese, ComedySportz Improv, Dance, Engineering, Golf, Music in Me, Soccer, Spanish, T ball, Tae Kwon Do, Tennis, Yoga, guitar, piano Art, Baseball, Chess, Chinese, Dance, Engineering, Golf, Music in Me, Soccer, Spanish, T ball, Tae Kwon Do, Tennis, Yoga, guitar, piano, Building Brains,
ComedySportz Improv,

School Notes

  • Our PhilosophyYorkshire 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: 05/05/2016

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School Reviews

We were fortunate enough to be a part of the Yorkshire Academy family for 3.5 years while we lived in Houston. We had moved there from Canada, where I had been teaching for 10 years, and so when looking for a school I was looking both as a parent and an educator. I could not have asked for a better beginning to my kids academic career than Yorkshire. The entire faculty truly love their jobs, the school, each other, and most importantly the students. I have worked in many schools and have never seen a more positive school environment than YA. The curriculum is innovative and top notch, the building and amenities are constantly being improved upon, the after school opportunities are varied and of very high quality. Respect, tolerance and love of each other is constantly enforced in the student body and I truly couldn't have asked for a nicer group of kids for my kids to call their friends. When we decided to return to Canada, leaving Yorkshire Academy was by far the hardest thing for us to leave. Again, looking at the school both as a parent and as an educator, I can't say enough good things about Yorkshire and I am so grateful we were fortunate to have the years there we did.
- Posted by Parent, 05/17/16
As and educator, I had my bar set pretty high, when searching for a Preschool for my daughter. Yorkshire was highly recommended to me by a friend. I can honestly say, my bar has been met, and SURPASSED! We LOVE Yorkshire Academy! My daughter is in the Preschool class, and everything has been wonderful. The quality of the staff, the depth and variety of activities offered, and the knowledge my daughter has gained at Yorkshire, can only be described as exceptional. We truly feel that we've become part of the Yorkshire family. My daughter is already registered for the Pre-K class in the fall; and my 2 year old son will start the Cottage Program as well!! Thank you Yorkshire!!
- Posted by Parent, 02/26/16
We were fortunate enough to be part of the Yorkshire Acaddmy family for 8 years. We moved to Texas from the UK and both our children attended the school from 18months old. We were so sad to leave, the school is so nurturing and everyone knows everyone. It is so friendly and the kids learnt and did so much. It is very well rounded, academically and also arts and music, which is why we loved the school so much. I can't say enough good things, we were so sad to leave and would totally recommend the school to anyone!
- Posted by Parent, 10/08/15
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, 07/24/15
Our family is so happy we found this school and we were lucky to get in. Our daughter absolutely loves it. She has learned so much and met many friends. The staff is amazing, all the teachers are very sweet and caring. Lots of afternoon classes for all ages that are very convenient. As a working couple we really appreciate that the school provides care after regular hours.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15

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The average private school tuition in Houston, TX is $11,764 for elementary schools and $13,238 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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