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Epiphany Lutheran Church School

Private | PK-8 | 268 students

Music/Band

 
 

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $175,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,050.

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Posted April 11, 2014

Epiphany has been a great school for my two children (ages 8/5). They have excelled and the staff their are terrific. I would highly recommend this school to anyone.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 11, 2014

Faith, character and values are of utmost importance in our home. Epiphany Lutheran School has provided invaluable teachings for my children in this area. The teachers have always provided positive, open communication and dialog so you truly feel like you are working together in "raising" your children. We love the family environment, culture and camaraderie the students have with each other. It is truly a blessing to be a part of this school community.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 10, 2014

Awesome school! My son is in 8th grade and I have seen him grow socially and his work ethic is 100% improved. This class sizes are small which means greater 1-1 attention. I wish I would have sent him earlier. I highly recommend Epiphany!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 8, 2014

My youngest son was struggling greatly in public school with both grades and self esteem. After much discussion and many positive recommendations by others we visited Epiphany Lutheran school. We instantly fell in love with the school and my son went from hating school to being excited to go to school every day. He needed the smaller class sizes, loving staff, focus on learning vs passing state/district tests, and the great attention he gets from his teachers in order to succeed. We LOVE Epiphany Lutheran school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 7, 2014

The education is second to none and i love the religious background enstilled in the kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 7, 2014

Outstanding teachers and staff that honestly care about children and make sure that they are reinforcing the beliefs that you and your family have! Christ-centered education in loving environment helps nurture children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 7, 2014

Epiphany Lutheran School offers an education that is well rounded in academics, music, art, sports and spiritual development. It has a kind and deeply committed staff of teachers and administrators who seem to feel a personal call to serve and educate children. My children have attended for two years and I am pleased with the quality and earnestness of the staff.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 7, 2014

Epiphany Lutheran is a great school with small class sizes and caring staff. There is a definite sense of community where children are taught to accept the differences of others, embrace strengths, and work on weaknesses. Teachers provide quality instruction based upon a well-designed curriculum. There is an increasing menu of extra-curricular activities, and the in-school music program is also growing. Excellent school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 15, 2014

Epiphany is school that works with the parents to provide the best education as well as opportunities to develop spiritually, socially and emotionally.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted January 10, 2014

This school is great. The teachers communicate with you very well. They are very caring. So far as education, I saw a difference in my kids within two weeks of enrolling them. I love that they come home talking about Jesus...priceless!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 7, 2010

My children attend Epiphany Lutheran and I love it. My kids are excited everyday to come to school.They receive a priceless christian education. The teachers are all top notch and love these kids...It is by far the best Christian School in Houston.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 7, 2010

This is the best Christian School in Houston. My children are happy and receive a top notch education. The teachers are one of a kind. I guess thats why we would never consider any other school..Epiphany Lutheran School is the one for us.....
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 6, 2010

Our children attended Epiphany from preschool through 2nd grade, before we moved out of the area. We absolutely adored the teachers, staff, and atmosphere of Epiphany. And the price was unbeatable for the quality of education and variety of classwork being offered. The teachers are very loving and caring toward the children, and pray for them each day before classes; kids attend chapel and music classes, and participate in field trips and intramural sports (for the older kids). We won't hesitate to re-enroll our kids here if we ever move back into the area. Epiphany is one of the best-kept secrets in private Christian education in northwest Houston.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 11, 2009

This school is HORRIBLE. Don't send your child to this school. They are far behind in learning. Slow and out dated techniques. Pleas think twice before you send your child to this school!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!PLEASE
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 26, 2008

Overall, we are pleased w/decision to enroll our boys @ this school. We left CFISD due to frustrations w/discipline, bullying. Our oldest son is very happy in the jr high program. It's not a good fit for our other son though - some issues w/1 of the teachers. Unsure what we'll do rt now
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 17, 2008

Epiphany is a wonderful place for children in monther's day out and from Pre-K on up. They offer flexible reading levels (children in K can read at the first or second grade level if that's what they are capable of), strong Saxon math and the teachers are loving yet firm when necessary.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 1, 2008

I love Epiphany! The teachers are very nice and they make teaching so much easier! If I were you i would recemend your child to go here.
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 6, 2007

I and my son a very happy with Epiphany. They are very big on teaching students manors, respect and kindness. This is something that seems to be lost in our public schools. All of his teachers have been wonderful since Pre-K 3 classes. I would recommend it to any parent who is trying to raise their children with positive attitudes and the Christian values that a child needs in their life to make moral judgements as they grow.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 22, 2007

I love this school! My son was having difficulty in the public school. He struggled with his grades because he's easily distracted. The teachers couldn't give him the attention he needed and wanted to label him Special Ed. Since he's been at Epiphany, his lowest report card grade has been an 86. His teacher is so kind, loving and patient. All of the teachers are. They take a special interest in each child's success and well being. The curriculum is above par and thethere are plenty of extra activities for the children. Both of my school age children attend and I would highly recommend Epiphany Lutheran School to anyone!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 8, 2006

This is an excellent school of highest quality and caliber. It looks at the whole child and works with parents in specific need situation. The staff is of the best quality and the curriculum is challenging and competitive with the Cy-Fair school district. I would highly recommend this school.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 84% 31%
Hispanic 8% 51%
Black 5% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 3% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Librarian/media specialist(s)
PE instructor(s)
Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Foreign languages spoken by school staff None
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Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

School facilities
  • Computer lab

Arts & music

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Music
School facilities
  • Music room
Music
  • Band
  • Bell / Handbell choir
  • Choir / Chorus
Clubs
  • Yearbook

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • PE instructor(s)
School leaders can update this information here.

School basics

School start time
  • 8:00 am
School end time
  • 3:15 pm
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • Before school: starts at 6:45 a.m.
  • After school: ends at 6:00 p.m.
School Leader's name
  • Tim Miesner
Age at which early childhood or Pre-K program begins
  • 2 years old
Gender
  • Coed
Boarding options
  • Day school
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Affiliation
  • Lutheran Church (Missouri Synod)
Fax number
  • (713) 896-7568

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Core knowledge
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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  • Music
  • Religious
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

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  • No
Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • None

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • None
Extra learning resources offered
  • Remediation
  • Tutoring
Transportation options
  • None
School facilities
  • Chapel/spiritual reflection center
  • Computer lab
  • Library
  • Music room
  • Playground
School leaders can update this information here.

Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • None
Music
  • Band
  • Bell / Handbell choir
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • None
Media arts
  • None

Student clubs

Clubs (distinct from courses)
  • Yearbook
School leaders can update this information here.

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School culture

Dress Code
  • Uniforms
Bullying policy
  • This school has a bullying and/or cyber bullying policy in place.
Parent involvement
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
  • Tutor
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Financial aid offered
Yes.
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Students typically attend these schools after graduating
Lutheran High North
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14423 West Rd
Houston, TX 77041
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