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School leader:  Twilet Alexander
P O Box 1457
Houston, TX 77251

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(713) 723-4699
(713) 723-5853
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"Varnett is an award-winning PreK through 5th grade charter school in Houston"


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Grateful to: Staff member
Submitted by a parent · April 25, 2016
We are all in this together and by inviting me to share my artistic abilities with the children. Thanks to Ms. P. Thomas.

Teacher effectiveness: Very effective
Submitted by a parent · April 25, 2016
Reactions from the kids give me an idea of how the teachers are and most I have met. A true picture is staying involved and engaged with all concern.

Amount of homework: Just right
Submitted by a parent · April 25, 2016
Children need to keep the mind active and open to continue the learning process. Pro education even at home.

Develops grit: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · April 25, 2016
As volunteer,found this statement holds true for all students which is a good thing . Very imressed.

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Varnett serves more than 1,600 students on four campuses and is the largest state charter elementary school in Texas. More than 90 percent of the students qualify for free and reduce-priced meals. Established in 1984, Varnett has a mission to provide a rigorous academic program which meets the needs of its diverse population. The four principles of Varnett are high student achievement, safety, respect and common decency.

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Varnett Charter School
P O Box 1457, Houston, TX  77251
Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 88 reviews. (713) 723-4699
Last modified Varnett Charter School is a Charter school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.