Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Transportation options None
Preschool capacity 15

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Boarding and day school
Type of school Faith-based
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Engineering
Mathematics
Medical
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Performing arts
Religious
Science
Service learning
Technology
World languages
Writing

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Design
3
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish

Support

19
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
College / career center
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Industrial shop
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age Infant
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Payment schedule Monthly
Typical day and activities Hands on learning for younger and college prep classes for older.
Required credentials for lead staff Bachelor's degree
Teaching credential
% of early learning staff that holds a credential or certification 76%-100%
Maximum number of infants per adult 4
Maximum number of toddlers per adult 5
Maximum number of 2 year olds per adult 10
Maximum number of 3 year olds per adult 13
Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult 18
Maximum number of kindergartners per adult 18
Maximum number of school-age children per adult 20

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 64% 31%
Hispanic 18% 51%
Black 10% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 7% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander n/a 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races n/a 2%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Softball
7
Boys Sports
including: Baseball
10
Clubs
including: Yearbook
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
PE classes
Softball
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Football
PE classes
Tennis
Track
Clubs Arts and crafts
Community service
Debate
Drama club
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
National Honor Society (NHS)
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Woodshop
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 06:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Monitor the playground
Organize fundraising events
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Public
  Other Christian Schools
Parent involvement details TCS has daily planners that go home and are constantly in contact with parents.
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying Bullying is not tolerated.

Awards

Community service award Houston Food Bank
Year received 2016
Academic award Spelling Bee
Year received 2016
Academic award Houston Rodeo Art
Year received 2016
Academic award Math Olympics
Year received 2016

Teachers

16
Staff
including: Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Staff Assistant principal
Behavioral health specialist
Coach(es)
College counselor
Educational diagnostician
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Reading specialist
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
School counselor
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
Staff details TCS has dedicated teachers who love children and want to see them academically successful and become a spiritual leader for the Lord.

Neighborhood

Transportation details Parents carpool.
Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner ACSI
  TCAL
  ACTABBS
  TAPPS

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Application is online
Learn more Www.TexasChristianSchool.org
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Interview
Recommendations
Transcript
Type of application deadline Rolling
Application submission begins 02/01/2016
Application fee amount $200.00
Tuition range (low) $7000
Tuition range (high) $12000
For the year 2016-2017
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted Yes
# of applications received 60
For the year 2015-2016
# of students accepted 15
For the year 2015-2016

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012