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School leader:  John Baker
503 West 21st Street
Houston, TX 77008

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(713) 867-5130
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"We are a Dual Language Magnet School in the Houston Heights. "

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Multiculturalism / Global, World languages
  • World languages
    Spanish
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30 reviews

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Recent Comments


Teacher effectiveness: Neutral
Submitted by a parent · August 26, 2016
Teachers need to be more prepared during "Meet The Teacher" day. Some questions I asked were not answered clearly or teacher did not have papers ready such as Pre-K schedule. Also, once we walked in the classroom the teacher wasn't leading the... more

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Submitted by a parent · August 26, 2016
Helms lacks preparedness and organizational skills. The pick up procedures lack tremendous attention. There are only two school staff outside during dismissal calling car driver names for the huge amount of students being released. The rest are... more

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a community member · July 13, 2016
"Treat others the way you want to be treated." It's part of Mr. Baker's announcement every morning and a refrain from the children all day long... and into the evening as my son interacts with his baby sister.

Overall:
Submitted by a community member · July 13, 2016
We decided to give Helms a try because the idea of a truly bilingual education really appealed to my husband and me. We have been thoroughly impressed by the administration, teachers, and other families we've met over the last year. The building... more

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About this school

We offer an 80/20 Spanish Dual Language Immersion program with an emphasis on studying the art, culture, and history of Spanish speaking countries.

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Last modified: August 26, 2016
Last modified Helms Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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