Avondale House

Tel: (713)993-9544
  • Avondale House was founded in 1976 by a group of parents of children with autism.
  • At Avondale House we are committed to the success of our children, young adults, and their families, providing special education services in both our school and residences.
  • Our classrooms have no more than 8 students, with a certified teacher and two support staff in each.
  • At Avondale House, our mission is to provide children and young adults with autism the education and training to develop to their fullest potential.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Texas Association of Accredited Private Schools (TAAPS)
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedAutism/Pervasive Develpmental Disorder
Year Founded1976

Student Body

Total Students60 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
55%
State avg.: 35%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
15%
Average Class Size8 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Parent choice)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions AssociateLynn Fussell

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBadminton, Basketball, Bowling, Equestrian, GymnasticsBadmintonBasketball,
BowlingEquestrian,
Gymnastics

School Notes

  • Avondale House was founded in 1976 by a group of parents of children with autism.
  • At Avondale House we are committed to the behavioral, academic and vocational success of our children, young adults, and their families.
  • Avondale House instructional program is based on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) generalized into a classroom setting.
  • Class size is limited to 8 students with 3 staff.
  • Each classroom has a TEA Certified Special Education teacher with two support staff
  • All classes participate in academic instruction, behavior training, community based instruction, recreation, as well as a full calendar of holiday celebrations and events.
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