Students enrolled 501
School leader MERRIE BONNETTE
Transportation options Yes
District Houston Independent School District

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2100 Yupon Street
Houston, TX 77006

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(713) 942-1470
(713) 942-1472
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4 stars
Based on 17 ratings

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April 23, 2014
My daughter is in the first class to go from Kindergarten through eighth grade at Wilson. Her teachers have been excellent, particularly her Kindergarten, 4-6th grade, and middle school teachers - strict while encouraging, caring and fun. Montessori-style education teaches time management and self-reliance, it allows older kids to mentor younger ones, and creates a supportive community. It has been great for my child. The school walks the fine line between true Montessori and HISD/state requirements very well. It took awhile for the school to find its balance, but with active parents, a great principal and terrific teachers, I can't recommend it enough.

- submitted by a parent
April 02, 2014
Excellent teachers, great family, lots of community! I love my daughter's teacher, my daughter has truly blossomed under the care of WIlson Montessori!!

- submitted by a parent
May 18, 2011
Wilson Montessori is an amazing community of gifted educators, involved parents and eager students. We're thrilled that our daughter was lucky enough to secure a magnet space in this school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 24, 2010
I am a teacher at Woodrow Wilson Montessori. I'm proud to be bring Montessori education to a Title I school.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating April 13, 2010
Woodrow Wilson is the only public K-8 Montessori School in the city of Houston!

- submitted by a community member
April 06, 2010
We have 2 children enrolled and this is our 4th year there. Our 5th grader's class has not had a consistent teacher throughout the year! No teacher at the start of the year, then they found one for the 2nd 9 weeks and now that teacher did not return after Spring break back to subs and fill ins. It s extremely difficult to see your child with fragile self esteem and learning disabilities lose ground because HISD was not prepared. The Montessori Method s core is a competent, skilled, experienced guide (the teacher) that will be with the child for 3 years at a time I can very sadly say that Wilson has totally failed our child in this key aspect of Montessori. His education, social skills, and difficulties with transitioning have all suffered. However, even with some flaws, Wilson Montessori beats any TRADITIONAL style school!!!! With a new principle, comes the hope of better Montessori trained teachers that will fit together to form the best team and that is our hope. We know she will do what it takes to find the best teacher for our son s class. As parents of Montessori children, we are well aware of the benefits and continue these in the home. So, let s hurry up and get a competent MONTESSORI teacher in there STAT! Let s not lose anymore ground

- submitted by a parent
April 05, 2010
This school is competitive with any private Montessori school in Houston.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 28, 2009
We have two children at Wilson, 3rd and 5th grades, who have been in the Montessori program since its start there. The growth has been remarkable and we are very pleased. The teaching staff are excellent, dual certified, dedicated and creative. We are grateful to have had this option. Great historic building, but the T-shacks do need replacing - a chronic problem in HISD.

- submitted by a parent
August 27, 2009
Our son is on his third year at Wilson. He really loves his school! Much credit goes to his teacher and the staff for creating a community feel where children enjoy learning and see themselves as active contributors in the classroom. I was unfamiliar with Montessori before this experience, but I can tell the self-paced curriculum encourages initiative and internal satisfaction from a job well done, no matter the level of the child. Our son was invited to attend the most popular g/t programs in town (tempting decisions...), but we decided to stick with Wilson because he has been so happy and has made amazing progress since he's started. The new principal is very accessible and dedicated to making Wilson even better. The building is older, but in the end I don't think that matters at all!

- submitted by a parent
July 02, 2009
montessori enviroment is one of the best education tools for our children.It has been proven elsewhere.Wilson is in its infancy state and working to improve as fast as possible.Parents are very involved. Support from HISD is improving.Tests do not reflect what my two childrens are learning at Wilson. Good school.

- submitted by a parent
April 21, 2009
Excellent staff! Nurturing teachers and a very well rounded staff from the office support to the cafeteria.

- submitted by a parent
April 19, 2009
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- submitted by a teacher
no rating April 02, 2009
This is my daughter's first year at Wilson Montessori and we have been very pleased! She is in Pre-K and is thriving. The students seem happy and engaged in the Montessori environment. The teachers are very kind and caring. Wilson has a strong sense of community and parent involvement. Great school!

- submitted by a parent
March 30, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
January 20, 2009
The school must still be in transition. My child's school work and test grades have taken a nose dive. During her first year at Wilson she scored off of the charts on the standardized testing. This year, which is a reflection of her education at Wilson, her pretest screening for standardized tests are below average. I decided to give the school a chance and keep her there for another year, but it was a big mistake. I'm dreading what my child's scores are going to be for the real test. Testing is not everything, but let's face the facts our kids will always be tested. There are no montessori high schools or colleges. Their Reading program is horrible. Unless you work over time at home then your child will fall way behind on Reading. I'm very dissapointed and sad about having to move my child.

- submitted by a parent
no rating December 04, 2008
We are new to Wilson. We are coming from a private Montessori school setting and believe very strongly in the Montessori system. While it seems that Wilson is still working out some kinks, I have to say that my husband and I are very impressed with the energy there. Wilson just has a great feel to it and it seems that there is a determination to make more and more improvements as time goes on. We love to see the amount of parent involvement...it's great! The administration absolutely welcomes all parents to get participate in several aspects of the school and classrooms. It's true that there is great diversity within the student and parent body. Both of my children ended up with teachers that are absolutely outstanding and the office staff is quite approachable and ready to help. We are very excited to be part of this school!

- submitted by a parent
no rating December 03, 2008
My son is going to kindergarten and we are as pleased as we could be. The teaches are very good and dedicated. The parents are involved. It is small in the scheme of public schools and my son knows all of the administrators and teachers. There is a nice level of divirsity. My son is happy to go to school every day. We plan to bring him back next year for first grade.

- submitted by a parent
November 08, 2007
This is a great school! The various ratings and past test scores do not reflect Wilson's current reality since its transition to a Montessori curriculum. The teachers, parents and staff are great and the children are happy and making huge strides. I would recommend it to anyone zoned to the school or at all interested in the Montessori system. My child tested into various gifted programs, but I am so glad we chose Wilson instead.

- submitted by a parent
November 04, 2007
I love Wilson the teachers are excellent, principal comunicates well. It is fairly new and making improvements every day.

- submitted by a parent
September 05, 2007
The Montessori program meets the needs of a variety of learners and the teachers are dedicated, flexible and respectful. My two boys have made excellent academic strides and love to go to school. The new principal is on-board with Montessori and open to parents. This is a great school.

- submitted by a parent
September 19, 2006
The new prinicple is a wonderful woman and a Univerisity of St. Thomas alumni. She reminds me of Martha Stewart! Wilson is the only public montesorri elementary in Houston and I am very happy with the school. The location, teachers, diversity of the students, and learning facitlities are excellent. I couldn't ask for a better public school for my son.

- submitted by a parent
no rating July 02, 2005
the school has a great location in houston, texas. It is under construction and we hope that it is going to be a vast improvement.

- submitted by a parent
April 13, 2005
Wilson is about to be changed into the first Pre-K thru 8th Grade public All Montessori school in HISD! Let's hope they make lots of positive changes!

- submitted by a parent
February 09, 2005
Wilson is a great little school. With great teachers as well as students. The only problem is the principle along with her adminstrated staff to see what other parents think check this website out to http://wilsonparents.blogspot.com/2004/11/wilsonparents.html

- submitted by a parent
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Wilson Montessori
2100 Yupon Street, Houston, TX  77006
(713) 942-1470
Last modified Wilson Montessori is a Public school that serves grades PK-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Wilson Montessori Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 24 reviews. Top