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PK-5
Public district
Bellaire, TX
Students enrolled: 686
 

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7000 South 3rd Street
Bellaire, TX 77401

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(713) 295-5255
(713) 668-5738
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March 31, 2015
This school is geared to the gifted only. If your child has any special needs at all they will go out of their way to make a spectacul of your child. They made my child feel unwanted and he often was punished for behaviors that were dismissed if done by the more fortunate students. Soon other students learned that bulling my child was over looked and ok. One teacher even went so far to call my child lazy, and it it was dismissed by the principal. Often my child cried before school, unknowing what abuse or neglect he would face from both teachers and administration. Grace the data clerk was extremely rude from the beginning, killing any excitement we had about moving to a new town. This should have been a warning. Don't be fooled, forgo this school and enroll your child in a private school.

- submitted by a parent
February 26, 2015
Excellent school! My son is a kindergarten student at Condit Elementary. When we were initially going through the admission process we debated between River Oaks elementary (he had got admission through HISD's vanguard process) and Condit Elementary which is our neighborhood school. I am so glad we decided to stay with Condit. It is like a close knit family - I love that they have an active PTO. Despite a full time job, I still get to meet other parents/kids at regular forums hosted by Condit/PTO. My son has an amazing teacher Ms. Driscoll who does a really good job of keeping children challenged (she - as I am assuming other teachers in Condit do - follows a differentiated instruction system) tailoring the curriculum based on how advanced the child is.

- submitted by a parent
January 25, 2015
Overall this school is a very good one, looking forward to my child returning back to this school.

- submitted by a parent
September 06, 2013
It is a mixed bag - and a lot depends on the teacher. There are some gems (Boedecker, Hilderman, Thomilson, Pete). But many may be too overwhelmed to care and teach only for the test scores. Bullying is an issue that needs to be tackled. If your child is in GT - your are probably fine. If your child fails to make it or gets out of GT for any reason, it is a problem. "Non-GT" students get a less challenging environment and so may not perform enough to get back into GT. Imagine what might happen if this carries forward into middle and High schools. It is ridiculous system that judges children so young and "tracks" them for failure for no fault of theirs. I love my children enough not to put them at the mercy of such a system. It may be the legislation and the system at fault but I honestly feel that the teachers can do a lot more and treat each child with care. One word of advice - if you are in Condit, be very visible and active in PTO. I have seen children of those active in PTO get in the right classes and, of course your child will love you for it.

- submitted by a parent
May 11, 2012
We relocated to Texas this past year. Our son is in 5th grade. Compared to the schools in his home state, academically, the expectations are higher. The downside is that coming from out of area, we couldn't access the GT classes this year which meant my son really didn't connect with the other kids, and the environment in the classrooms wasn't great. Not the schools fault -- just a lot of parents who either don't care, or are too overwhelmed to care. The classes are very segregated between GT and regular. Without a pathway for transferring students to enter GT classes easily, we spent the last year repeating a lot of material, and our son has made few friends. Clearly a lot of prejudice exists between the wealthier patrons of the school and the economically disadvantaged population that are also zoned here. Way too much standardized testing, but we can blame the legislature for that, not the schools.

- submitted by a parent
February 06, 2012
This is a good school as far as test scores go. My problem with it is that they seem way too preoccupied with standardized testing. The kids spend entirely too much time on worksheets, and very little time on actual application of concepts. In the upper grades, actual application of concepts are restricted to the kids deemed "gifted and talented" by their standardized test scores. Ours is in kindergarten, and we are hoping to transition him to a school that offers more life experiences and less disgruntled teachers (not their fault...really due to district policies) before he hits third grade.

- submitted by a community member
November 27, 2010
Condit is the quintessential elementary school. Everyone is welcoming. Kindergarten (Mrs. Davis) and Mrs. Peguero (1st grade) are amazing and your kids will not get a better education. The principal, Mr. Bowyer, is so kid friendly. Parents are very involved in this school. amazing reading program. Absolutely perfect!

- submitted by a parent
November 09, 2010
I can honestly say that having my kids attend Condit makes me feel like the best parent in the world. From Kindergarten to 5th Grade, our 2 boys were challenged, and at the same time nuirtured by the wonderful teachers and staff. Plus, you can't ask for a better principal. All of the parent volunteers, and all of the activities at the school make this the best elementary in the Houston area, hands down. If you don't believe me, check out all of the awards given by private organizations, and you'll always find Condit on top.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 04, 2010
I love Condit Elementary because of the great teachers and awesome principal who love our Condit Kids and use every effort to help them not only to academically achieve, but also to support them according to their individual needs to help them become healthy, confident and happy young people.

- submitted by a parent
August 12, 2009
Condit Elementary is a wonderful school. My family and I arrived in the Houston area in the fall of 2005 and were welcomed with open arms. We are very appreciative of Condit and the hard work and parental involvment that takes place on a daily baisis. The teachers are excellent and the activities throughout the year are wonderful Keep up the exemplary work!

- submitted by a parent
May 17, 2009
My daughter is ending her first grade year at Condit and the staff has been wonderful since we started. She has moved her grades from C's at the beginning of the year to A's at the end. She actually enjoys learning about the different things the class covers. The parents and families are all very involved and kind and have been very welcoming. I would definately recommend this school and neighborhood to anyone!

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 09, 2009
Condit is the best elementary School.We loved it.Excellent staff.Principal is great too.Parent involvement is super.If you are in Houston this is the School you want your kids to go.We loved it.

- submitted by a parent
April 07, 2009
We love Condit! My two daughters attend this school and have had the best experience here. The staff is terrific and they welcome parent involvement. We absolutely love the music class that is offered. And, the principal, what can we say. We love him, too!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 05, 2009
Some good things-some of the teachers. GT curriculum is not challenging and does not meet the individual competencies of the students.

- submitted by a parent
November 14, 2008
I have two boys attending Condit and I couldn't imagine any other school for them. The kids actually love the Principal. They hug him! I would've never dreamt of hugging mine. The school is very comfortable and the teachers and staff the best. I wouldn't say it's perfect, but pretty darn close. I love how parents really get involved and participate to make the school a success.

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November 07, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating September 11, 2008
My son started going to this school last year and it has been great! You feel like you know every one its a small school and thats the best because the kids feel more at ease knowing everyone. What can I say about the principal he is the best and so are the teachers and all the aides!

- submitted by a parent
July 01, 2006
Both of my daughters attend condit and I couldn't be happier. I took them out of an expensive private school to put them in school at condit and honestly think the education is better and the staff friendlier. The atmosphere is really small town america.. They even have snow cone fridays where everyone gets together and picks up their kids on fridays and enjoys a snow cone together in front of school. All the kids live in the neighborhood.. Approx 20 blocks , so it is not rare to have kids over for an hour or so after school without feeling like you have to have 3 hour playdates and suffer on homework. Great principal and top teachers!

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March 29, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
March 13, 2006
I've been a Condit parent for 11 years now, and I love it! The faculty and staff are tremendous and have taken excellent care of my kids. I only wish they could finish all their years here ... middle school is sooooo different!

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October 19, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2005
Excellent school! Both my children are challenged by the work and having fun. Parent involvement high. I would like Spanish classes offered as part of the curriculum.

- submitted by a parent
August 03, 2005
Condit is a Great school! Parental involvement is HIGH and teacher concern for students is tremendous. New teachers this year (2005 - 2006) for 4th grade, so we'll have to wait and see. All other grades are top notch! You cannot go wrong here!

- submitted by a parent
April 11, 2005
I have been very pleased with condit. I think the class count is a little too high though. Teachers are caring and always looking out for the child.

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Condit Elementary School
7000 South 3rd Street, Bellaire, TX  77401
(713) 295-5255
Last modified Condit Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Condit Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 24 reviews. Top