The Shlenker School

The Shlenker School offers programming for students from 15 months through fifth grade.
Our approach to learning includes fostering the development of the whole child through the cognitive, affective, physical, emotional and spiritual domains.
Through our developmentally appropriate preschool environment, our integrated Judaic and general studies curriculum, fine arts programs, and our state of the art facilities, The Shlenker School provides an academically excellent program for all students.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
The Jewish Community Day School Association (SSDSA)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-5
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia Specialist
Year Founded1987
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2020

Student Body

Total Students320 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade The Shlenker School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size16 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorTara Gassett


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
The After School Academy (ASA) for Elementary students

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to The Shlenker School is Westbury Christian School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school and preschool is Yeshiva Torat Emet (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Houston
    Grades: PK-8 | 204 students
    0.4 miles
    9730 Hillcroft St
    Houston, TX 77096
    (713) 721-3900
    0.4 PK-8
  • Houston
    Grades: PK-8 | 467 students
    0.6 miles
    5927 Wigton Dr
    Houston, TX 77096
    (713) 729-3434
    0.6 PK-8
  • Houston
    Grades: NS-8
    0.7 miles
    10420 Mullins Drive
    Houston, TX 77096
    (713) 726-0221
    0.7 NS-8
  • Houston
    Westbury Baptist Day School
    Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
    Grades: NS | 100 students
    0.7 miles
    10425 Hillcroft St
    Houston, TX 77096
    (713) 723-2607
    0.7 NS
  • Houston
    Grades: PK-12 | 355 students
    0.7 miles
    10420 Hillcroft St.
    Houston, TX 77096
    (713) 551-8100
    0.7 PK-12

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The average private school tuition in Houston, TX is $11,108 for elementary schools and $16,969 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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