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K-8|Private
150 students
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School leader:  Shara Bumgarner
1 Chelsea Blvd
Houston, TX 77006

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(713) 523-0660
(713) 523-5660
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"We are best known for ability to mainstream kids."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
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    Uniforms
  • Transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Special Education
  • Arts
    None, Instrumental and theory music lessons, Theory...
  • World languages
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7 reviews

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Submitted by a community member · February 02, 2017
The teachers at this school helped me to overcome my learning differences. They all genuinely care about their students, and will do everything they can to help them. Many of my former teachers still keep in touch and check up on me. I would not... more

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Submitted by a parent · June 02, 2015
My son (age 7 years, will start 2nd grade in the fall of 2015) has been tutored after school by a Joy School teacher for six months. The school has an open, positive, affirmative environment that brought tears to my eyes the first times I... more

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Submitted by a parent · May 31, 2013
The classroom teachers have been fine. But the school oversells itself on the front end. Yes, I see improvement in my child and I am thankful to the teachers for that. At the same time, the standardized test scores show the exact proportion of... more

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Submitted by a teacher · July 13, 2012
A little slice of heaven tucked into Houston's museum district........aptly named for the joy it brings to all that walk through its door. The school is excited about its current new construction which will enable it to serve even more students... more

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About this 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. We specialize in helping students struggling with dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, social disorders, expressive and receptive language disorders, and more rediscover their happiness and confidence.

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Last modified: February 2, 2017
Last modified The Joy School is a Private school that serves grades K-8
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