The Joy School

The Joy School prepares students with learning differences to return to traditional classroom settings by enabling them to reach their academic and social potential in a safe, supportive environment.
The Joy School is focused on meeting the unique needs of students who, although intellectually capable, often have great difficulty finding success in a traditional school environment.
Common diagnosis include: Anxiety, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Auditory Processing Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder (high-functioning), Developmental Coordination Disorder (Dysgraphia), Dyscalculia, Dyslexia, Expressive Language Disorder, Receptive Language Disorder, and Social Pragmatic Communication Disorder
The Joy School provides a unique, nurturing environment in which teachers and administrators work as a team for the benefit of all students.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 164 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $52,080
  • Average class size: 6 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Anxiety, ADHD, Expressive/Receptive Language Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder (high-functioning)
Year Founded
1997
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
164 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
41%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
The Joy School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size
6 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Financial Aid available
% on Financial Aid
20%
Admissions Director
Christine Pratt
Admissions Associate
Joann Black
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The Joy School cost?
The Joy School's tuition is approximately $52,080 for private students.
Does The Joy School offer a summer program?
Yes, The Joy School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
When is the application deadline for The Joy School?
The application deadline for The Joy School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is The Joy School located?
The Joy School is located in the University Place neighborhood of Houston, TX. There are 3 other private schools located in University Place.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 164 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $52,080
  • Average class size: 6 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Houston, TX is $16,411 for elementary schools and $18,897 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Houston, TX is 78% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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