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The Tenney School

Private | 6-12


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Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $162,400. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $850.

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Posted August 11, 2013

This school is amazing! Top notch education. The only complaint I have is that I wish I found it sooner.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted March 6, 2007

Tenney School is an extraordinary site for leaning. The focus is on the individual student & that student's needs.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted January 24, 2007

I attended the school and would recommend this school for any child that does not have enough discipline to get their work done.
—Submitted by a former student

Posted September 27, 2006

This is a wonderful school that provides an excellent education. It is appropriate school for any type of student from the extremely gifted student who may not be challenged,to a student that needs more flexibility due to a special interest or talent,to a student who has a learning challenge such a dyslexia or ADHD or just an average student who wants more attention. The school provides each student with the perfect learning environment of one-on- one instruction and small classes. I have had two daughters with very different needs attend this school. One daughter was not progressing and being challenged in her previous school. At Tenney she goes as quickly through the material as she needs yet can stop and cover some topics in more detail when necessary. My other daughter is dyslexic and Tenney accommodated her learning style. In both cases their self-esteem sky-rocketed. Tenney is a luxury for any student.
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Posted March 5, 2005

Very nice school, with lots of one on one time for the teachers and students. The PE program leaves much to be desired.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 45% 31%
Two or more races 40% 2%
Black 6% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 5% 4%
Hispanic 3% 51%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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2055 South Gessner Road
Houston, TX 77063
Phone: (713) 783-6990


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