The Arbor School

1635 Blalock Rd
Houston, TX 77080
Tel: (713)827-8830
  • The Arbor School provides intensive educational intervention, at the least possible cost to parents, for children, birth through age eighteen, evidencing developmental delays, or those at risk due to diagnosed handicapping conditions.
  • The Arbor School is a pioneer school in Houston that provides intensive educational intervention with a 2:1 student/teacher ratio, for children with all forms of developmental disabilities, birth through age eighteen.
  • The Arbor's primary goal is to assist infants and young children in developing motor, social, self-help, communication, and problem-solving skills that will permit the greatest degree of independent functioning.
  • Study after study has shown that intensive, well-designed educational intervention improves the long-term prospects and quality of life for developmentally disabled children.
  • The Arbor School has achieved significant success with hundreds of Houston area handicapped children since its founding in 1988.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Other special emphasis association(s)
Grades Offered Nursery/Preschool

Student Body

Total Students 40 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 35%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 2:1
National avg.: 13:1

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  • Houston
    St. Christophers Episcopal Day School
    Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
    Grades: NS-PK | 53 students
    0.1 miles
    1656 Blalock Road
    Houston, TX 77080
    (713)465-6035
    0.1NS-PK
    53
  • Houston
    The Houston Korean School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: K-8 | 115 students
    0.5 miles
    9560 Long Point Rd
    Houston, TX 77055
    (713)722-0177
    0.5K-8
    115
  • Houston
    Western Academy
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 3-8 | 95 students
    0.9 miles
    1511 Butlercrest St
    Houston, TX 77080
    (713)461-7000
    0.93-8
    95
  • Houston
    Fair Haven Methodist Day School
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    Grades: PK-K | 80 students
    1.4 miles
    1330 Gessner Drive
    Houston, TX 77055
    (713)827-0317
    1.4PK-K
    80
  • Houston
    Spring Branch KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    1.4 miles
    10170 Emnora Lane
    Houston, TX 77080
    (713)468-2158
    1.4NS-PK
    n/a

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