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The Imani School

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Posted June 7, 2006

Good Pre-K program, but I was not impressed with the older school.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted May 9, 2006

This school has provided my children with the Christian foundation they will need throughout life. Academically it is one of the best from PreK through 4th grade
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Posted May 9, 2006

My child has attended the Imani School for the first time this year. I can say in the beginning things started out great. The school's curriculum is great! I have yet to have a bad experience. The school has a lot of activities but are not all free some of them are very costly. I have never known a school that has an end of year school fund raiser. I think that certain classes and students are picked over and it is not fair to our children. All of our children are special in every way. It should not be about who's grandchild or niece, nephew or who gives the largest contribution that is not glorifying God. I think the school needs more experienced administrators. The school website needs reformation. The school needs PTA meetings and more safety precautions.
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Posted May 9, 2006

This is a great school for the lower level grades. The curriculum is very advanced and fast paced.
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Posted May 1, 2006

This school is amazing! The teachers are attentive and the children are well mannered. Even the pre-schoolers get homework on a daily basis. They learn about God and our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. This school is truly phenominal. It's no wonder that they win the NASA Science Competition every year!
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Posted April 17, 2006

They have a terrific balance of creativity and a structured academic environment. They also encourage parent involvement
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Posted January 5, 2006

Great Christian school (especially for grades pre-Kindergarten through about 4th grade). Outstanding parent involvement. Some music, foreign language, & sports offered but there's room for improvement and growth in this area. Clean facilities but could use an indoor gym. Staff show great love and care for the students.
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Posted November 22, 2005

Great school. Provided my daughter with a strong christian foundation. The teachers in PreK 3 are very nuturing.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted September 19, 2005

I had a very bad experience with discipline at this school. The staff and principal did not accept resonsibility.
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Posted July 18, 2005

My child went to the Imani School for about two years. This school is very advanced and the school's main focus is on academics (reading and writing). This can be great for some but not great for every child. My experience with the school's program revealed that some of their academic efforts were not age/developmental appropriate for the child and rather stressful to my child inparticular. There was not outlet for physical activity or plain 'old fashion fun'.
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Posted April 27, 2005

I am very happy about the education my child is receiving at the Imani school. The teachers are excellent and realy enjoy there job. My 5 year old can read and add & subtract and my 3yr old has homework almost every other day. The school is a growing environment with many activities but not all activities are free. I beleive a solid foundation is very important and thats what my children are expose to at the imani school.
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Posted March 4, 2005

I think this school is outstanding. My child is confident and learning. His teachers are wonderful and the administration is great. I would easily reccommend this school.
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Posted May 17, 2004

Imani School is an excellent academic,athletic as well as talented school. This past year they in several local, state and even National competition and won or placed in all of them. Subjects included Science Fair, Speech, BETA Club, Girls Basketball and typing. The middle school even designed their own web pages. The school's website is listed on This is an excellent nurturing environment for Christian children.
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Posted March 24, 2004

Excellent school for learning. The children are at least one grade level ahead. The teachers are very loving and nurturing for the total child. The children are taught christian values. There are plenty of extra curricular activities for the children music, dance, drama, basketball and more. Each year the entire school participates in a school wide play production (awesome). Homework is plenty so parents must be involved. There is room for improvement in administration.
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Ethnicity This school State average
Black 100% 13%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 51%
Two or more races 0% 2%
White 0% 31%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Patricia Hogan Williams
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12401 South Post Oak Road
Houston, TX 77045
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Phone: (713) 723-0616


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