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Houston, TX
Students enrolled: 352

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4213 Mangum Road
Houston, TX 77092

(713) 686-6990
(713) 686-6902
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March 03, 2015
We have been at St. Ambrose for quite a while and have had two children attend. Our oldest has done very well academically and has had a good relationship with the teachers. However, the administration is very difficult to work with. They are often cold and dismissive of concerns and problems. Bullying is a very real problem that seems to just get blown under the rug, especially if it is coming from a student of a "prominent" family. The administrators very obviously have favorite families and favorite teachers and it doesn't seem to make a difference how many times a complaint or concern is brought up. It is also quite obvious at various family involvement events just who the "favorite" families are. If you are not a part of the "in" crowd, you are ignored. There is no effort made to make you feel welcome and appreciated as a tuition paying family. We chose to move our second child to another school because of these reasons. It was a very good decision!

- submitted by a parent

October 07, 2014
This school tolerates bullying. Many of the students are mean spirited and do not demonstrate the morals and values that the school is supposed to teach. The girls are so rude and hurtful to others. We did not expect to see this here. We have known several kids who have left the school for this reason. One girl threatened to commit suicide because of the bullying.

- submitted by a parent

May 22, 2014
The social environment is very very poor with bias between the leadership of the school and their "favorite" kids or parents. They have their "picks" with students. Academically it is fair but this school does not provide a good learning environment for the student. The facility is very very old. The good side is that the teachers are all well equipped with advanced degrees but the learning environment is still poor.

- submitted by a parent

July 16, 2012
We have been at the school for six years now. The teachers are very loving, caring and personalize curriculum for the children who need it. It has a low teacher student ratio. Everyone is like family there!

- submitted by a parent

January 23, 2010
Well i'm a student at St. Ambrose School (SAS). Since I've been here I've made a lot of friends this school is great with caring teachers who care for every student. I would recommended SAS for every child.

- submitted by a student

October 07, 2009
Great students, parents, teachers and staff!

- submitted by a parent

February 25, 2009
this school is nice . the ratio of teacher to student is lovely but,the school has a lot of kinks . for one it does not prepare a child well for high school.the school has so many fundraisers but where does all that money go? the social enviroment can be unhealthy , several people have left because children were too mean to them.the interior is old and hasnt changed much in decades. all and all the school is great and i'd send my children here.

- submitted by a community member

November 23, 2008
My son has attended St. Ambrose for 7 years. Overall, we have been happy with the school. The pricipal is professional and personable t the parents. I will say the school interior needs to be updated--has not been changed much since the 1970's. Also, there have been complaints from some parents that at the junior high level, the teachers are not preparing children for the rigorous standards of a private high school. I will say that my son has excelled academically at this school and finds the curriculum to be, for the most part, challenging. I do believe that some parents will always find a reason to complain. There is no perfect school.

- submitted by a parent

August 01, 2007
my son has only been going here for one year - i am very impressed with the unending willingness to help and attention the staff continues to offer our family - the principal is a wonderful person and committed to ensuring an everchanging and evolving environment in order to keep the staff in a fulfilling role - although the class size could be smaller to better fit the image of a private school, the attention to each individual has not been affected and i am confident that my son is being given the personal focus he deserves - we have decided that this is the best environment for our son - and we have tried everything from personal child care to montessori school - st ambrose has shown us what a committed team can do for a young family with a very boyish boy

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June 11, 2005
my child has been goin to st.ambrose for 8 years . I have been fairly happy with it.

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January 02, 2005
Although St. Ambrose isn't perfect academically, the social environment is healthy. Because of the small community, teachers and staff can easily work closely with students with personal issues and help keep them out of trouble. At public high school, since the number of students is clearly way too large, the teachers and staff can not work as close with students as in private school. Therefore my son grew quickly and learned to be independant in the public high schools environment.

- submitted by a parent

December 18, 2004
this is the best cathloic school that you can send a child to.

- submitted by a student

December 18, 2004
my name is megan and i attend st. ambrose i am currently in 6th grade. i love the school because the school is in a good enviroment for kids to be in.

- submitted by a student

September 07, 2004
Our daughter is currently enrolled in the pre-k program. This is her second year. The school is excellent. The teacher to student ratio is 10 to 1 which we feel is great. The personal touches that we get from the private school environment cannot be beat. Our daughter has special needs which are met every day by everyone at the school. Even other older students know our daughter and help her out. We could not be more pleased with St. Ambrose Catholic School.

- submitted by a parent

March 30, 2004
My son attended this school for his Pre-K year and I was absolutly satisfied he learned how to read in 5 months do to their way of teaching I love St Ambrose they are totally great with what they do and how they do it. Unfortunately I had to pull my son out do to my work ours and he has regressed greatly in the Cy fair school district St. Ambrose is the best school. The is other private schools but no other have the same way of teaching.

- submitted by a parent
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St Ambrose School
4213 Mangum Road, Houston, TX  77092
(713) 686-6990
Last modified St Ambrose School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
St Ambrose School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 15 reviews. Top