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6646 Addicks Satsuma Road
Houston, TX 77084

(281) 463-1444
(281) 463-8707
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November 06, 2014
This has been an excellent school for my kids. We have been going for quite some time now and I have watched my children grow in their faith and receive a great education. Grades have been strong for both children and the staff and teachers are helpful and caring. I know this was the right choice for us. It's great to belong to a parish community where the parish and the school work together to educate the mind, body and soul. -Proud Parent

- submitted by a parent
August 18, 2014
This school has a decent elementary school program. Middle school is awful. I have 17 years experience with my kids here and I finally left I COULD NOT TAKE ANY MORE!!! Math teachers that cannot teach math. Bullying by teachers to the students. Rude teachers and administrative staff. Liberal teachers. Many students from Mexico who HATE the USA. No transparency as to how money raised is spent (Keurig for the Teachers? YES!). Sorry athletics program. Not much positive past 2nd grade. Sorry I stayed here as long as I did.

- submitted by a parent
August 05, 2014
The school has a very good elmentary program but the middle school experience we had this past year was horrific. Teachers as bullies; two specifically! Disprectful and rude behavior from these teacher to students; emails about cheating! I would have never believed it could happend. I will not finish out my kids education at SEAS. They will be going to a new school in Cypress. It was very disappointing but I will not recommend this school.

- submitted by a community member
August 10, 2013
This school doesn't have a strong academic program, and the teachers don't do much to punish the students for misbehavior. As an alumni who started from Kindergarten, this school had a strong elementary curriculum. However, this school's management of the middle school program wasn't very good and high school preparatory. Many teachers had multiple subjects to teach in one day and were generally underpaid for such efforts. The students constantly back talked the teachers and I have even reported some students, only to find nothing to be done about it. A large portion of this year's graduates are going to public school and many of the students misbehaved constantly. There was a lot of cussing from the students and a few teachers even told the students to shut up (literally!). The school doesn't challenge students to their full potential and offers little tutoring (I had a math tutor) to help the students. The school gives a weak foundation on academics but gives an alright sports program. The music department is very poor on creating excellent band students and didn't prepare me for high school (I now have a music tutor). The school was very mediocre academic-wise.

- submitted by a community member
June 11, 2013
This is a really bad school.it has alot of problems. For one. The teachers and coaches take favorite all the time. If your child doesn't do so well in either one of them, than they will be looked over quickly by the teachers and coaches. Another problem are the middle schoolers!! They cuss WAAY to much!! They also back talk the teachers a lot. I don't blame them the teachers over react for something as little as clicking a pen. The only reason I'm giving this school a star is because of the lower school program. It's very good!

- submitted by a community member
January 06, 2012
My daughter goes to the daycare/preschool. She is a seedling. She loves going. right now she only goes 2x a week but we will be increasing that soon. Whenever we tell her that she will be going to school, her face lights up and she runs straight for her backpack. The teachers there are excelent. I was a little hesitant at first becasue her teacher mainly speaks spanish but the more she goes the happier she is at school. The administration there are fabulous. everyday they say "Hi' to my daughter and mom. They both feel very welcomed their. I would recommend this program to ANY parent looking to get their child a great pre-education. The fact that they offer spanish, art, dance and music classes at such a young age was VERY appealing to me.

- submitted by a parent
December 08, 2011
My son has attended St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School for 4 years now. The principal has been negative and in my opinion, done little to improve the academics of the school. The administration is very disorganized. Announcements are sent out to parents with either half the information missing or incorrect information. There are a few really good teachers at SEAS, but as another reviewer said, there's a lot of re-teaching at home. Some of the teachers were fired after the principal finally heard all the complaints from the parents. Too bad the kids had to suffer for months with a teacher that wasn't teaching. Also, I'm all for discipline and being strict with the kids, but I think several of the teachers are just plain rude to the students AND the parents. Socially my son has enjoyed his friends and we have hesitated moving him to another school thinking that each year it might get better. We'll be reseraching St. Cecilia or John Paul II for our yournger kids. They have to be better than what we've experienced as SEAS.

- submitted by a parent
October 19, 2011
regarding april 7th post- just give yourself more time to figure out the system,lol! been there done that! one year is not enough time to realize what is really going on here.

- submitted by a parent
August 04, 2011
My children really enjoy SEAS Catholic School. They are challenged daily and look forward to going to class. This will be our third year at the School. I personally have found faculty to be helpful and attentive. I find that the parents really care about their kids and are involved with their children. We are looking forward to another successful year at SEAS and the new programs that are being developed/offered.

- submitted by a parent
April 07, 2011
We love it here! Our daughter is about to finish Kindergarten and we will keep her at SEAS. If you are the kind of parent that likes to be involved in your childs education then you will love it here!

- submitted by a parent
January 13, 2011
Glad I could help! I don't ever want another child to go through the kind of treatment my child went through. Told ya!

- submitted by a community member
January 08, 2011
WE recently moved to the Houston area, and were on the look out to find a good catholic school as we believe in the catholoc school system. After reading all the reviews that I could find I decided to still give them a chance an called them up to inquired more information about the school. I have to say that all the reviews about them being rude where actually true. From the very begining when the lady answer the phhone until she finally hang up on me, she was plain rude. After going through that I did not need to hear anything else. Anybody thinking about joining this school should think about twice.

- submitted by a community member
December 13, 2010
We are in our second year at SEAS and our first year in middle school. It seems like all the accountability is on the students not the teachers??? How can they make a final worth 2 test grades, covers all the material taught for a semester, and NOT be required to write REVIEWS!!! Conferences seems to be a listing of what is wrong with my child, who was a GT kid in CyFair, with NO learning disabilities. I'm all for holding them accountable, but teach them some skills, PLEASE. I would do it myself but no one will communicate with me and there is limited information on teacher websites. The social life is great and it is a safe place, but will the skills be there for high school??? Any advice?

- submitted by a parent
October 03, 2010
I have to say it is a wonderful school. The children are being taught to become good catholic role models and functioning members in society. Isn't that the point of a catholic education? Also would you rather your principal be competent or smile more. just saying.

- submitted by a community member
February 19, 2010
I am teacher and removed my child from public school due to the extreme drugs, gangs, and sex going on. When I enrolled my child at SEAS I truly believe I was in the right but lately I'm an no longer sure. The teachers seem to extremely demanding on the students, (lots of teaching done at home). There is a big lack of communication between school activties and parents. As a parent you are constatnly asked for money, beyond the tution. I will keep my son enrolled there becuase local public schools cannot offer a safe environment. I have heard many parents complain, about admin and yes they are rude.

- submitted by a parent
February 14, 2010
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton has been part of my life since I was 4 years old, and continues to be even in my high school career. During my years there, I was blessed to find friends that will be with me for the rest of my life. SEAS truly instills the idea of 'family' inside each one of the students, and for me, that was an important part of growing up. Regarding the academics, the school does have both strong and weak points; but, I can imagine that this is common in most schools. After graduating, I attended a College Preparatory High School, and felt extremely prepared, and was placed in almost all honors classes. I do have to say that the English program is one of their weakest, but I quickly recovered in high school thanks to the organization and study skills, and the love of learning instilled in me.

- submitted by a student
no rating February 04, 2010
This is a great school to protect your child from the public school negatives, however they lack a strong academic program and the teachers lack the ability to get the job done especially on the jr. high level in preparation for high school. The staff and principal is more interested in the moral fiber of the school than core subject training. If your child is a self starter and highly driven with natural academic talent they will succeed at seas....if not, don't expect the staff to give additional help or tutoring. An average student at seas is looked over quickly. Staff is looking for star students to boost their reputation. I don't regret sending my child to seas...they are protective and teach moral and ethical behavior.

- submitted by a parent
December 14, 2009
Some of the teachers here do not know how to treat parents. They are rude and ugly! And the principal does nothing about it! The school does have a great academic program for junior high but the some of the staff needs to be schooled on how to talk to parents!

- submitted by a parent
June 02, 2009
I have worked with many different schools, and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School is among the best! I am impressed with the administration, teachers, students and parents. They truly do educate the entire child, spiritually and academically. The students are polite - they hold doors open for you, smile and say hi when they pass you and always seem to be happy to be there. This is a great school and I would recommend anyone sending their child here!

- submitted by a community member
April 06, 2009
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- submitted by a student
February 08, 2009
This school has an amazing academic programs! My son graduated from here with a scholarship to Strake Jesuit!

- submitted by a parent
January 26, 2009
I totally agree that this school has ridiculous rules that are too over protective. And if i do really try to look back in my mind and see what i have learned i go blank. Because i cant find anything that i have learned so far through this year. They dont have their own gym, or their own stage, or their own locker room, or their own field. And the teachers at seas treat you very rudely. But the thing that bothers me the most is the language that has been spoken in this school. I have been to a public school before and in this school the students here cuss more then the students that have been to the public school i've been to. And sadly the teachers dont do anything about it. I would suggest not to bring your child to this school!

- submitted by a student
January 23, 2009
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September 07, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2008
They have very little extracurricular activites and is very very unorganized,that includes staff school and the education, and the carpool pick up

- submitted by a student
August 18, 2008
I had a child recently go for many years to SEAS. I would totally agree with the July 22 posting. Some of the teachers are rude and there is a lot of political posturing by some of the upper staff. In 4th and 5th grades, my child and other students were not current with where they needed to be in Math. The principle stepped in to teach the math class during the last month to help the kids catch up. SEAS is made up 100% of women. I am not a chauvinist but find that this private school cannot pay its teachers enough to compete with a good public school. If you want a private school look at spending $ 10,000 or more per year to get a better education. With this being a Catholic school it would be more prudent to have the parish priests involved.

- submitted by a parent
July 22, 2008
This is coming from a student that attended this school since kindergarden-6th grade The school has barely any extra curriculer activites. There is no band/orchestra. There is no stage (other than a small frold up) for the drama students. They make to many rideclious rules.Yes you probally dont care hearing about a kid saying rules are bad. But i do understand that there have be rules to keep things running smoothley. But at SEAS they are way overprotetive. If you do something bad you just get a demerit (piece of paper.) and your parents sign it. It solves nothing. Some of the teachers are just plain rude to the students & teachers are very rude to some select parents you have to pick up and drop off your kids the carpool sistem just plain stinks it is crowded and horrible.this school is overall bad including the education.the public school is better.

- submitted by a student
March 26, 2008
We love this private school 100%. No problems. Our son is in Kindergarten here.

- submitted by a parent
March 23, 2008
Exelent education, enviorment and teachers!!!!

- submitted by a parent
January 15, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
December 22, 2007
I loved this school! i am now in high school and i feel so well prepared! the principal has the biggest heart and she truly loves us all. We form our bonds from kindergarten and we welcome all new students. The friendships i formed there will last forever. I am doing extremely well in all honors classes at my new private high school and i know that i owe that to st. Elizabeth.

- submitted by a student
no rating September 30, 2007
My son attended this school last year. I was very disappointed. No communication from teachers. My son struggled all year and he did not get any intervention. It is sink or swim at this school. He hated school that year. The only positive thing I can say is that he loved his religion class. Also, although the school does provide a good moral education, the students have not internalized any of it. The students are arrogant, mean, exclusionary, and cocky. A Catholic school should be a pillar of kindness, humility, integrity and love. This is a kid and parent clubhouse for the 'Haves'. My son, my husband and I felt excluded, alienated and just plain ignored. I made my son complete the year to teach my son that we complete things even when they are tough. He is now at Katy J.H. and LOVES IT!

- submitted by a parent
June 25, 2007
We just completed our 3rd year at SEAS and have been happy so far. There are many changes taking place that can only improve our school(academically, socially, and spiritually). Our school is awesome for parents that want to be involved! Academically, overall, the children are receiving a thorough education. I like that the teachers do not have to teach what will be on the TAKS tests like the public schools do. Catholic schools here take the SATs which are nationally recognized. This is a better indicator (esp. jr. high) of how our children measure up to other students that they will be going to high school with and eventually competing with when applying to colleges in the future.Having your children join SEAS will offer your family a devoted and faith-filled school community.

- submitted by a parent
April 27, 2007
Academic Program is decent with a good variety. It is a great place to learn about the catholic religion and practices. Staff can be very impersonal. The principal is a big disappointment. If I had known the principal was this way, I would have reconsidered my decision to send her to the school but my daughter loves it so we are staying.

- submitted by a parent
March 07, 2007
I can't say enough nice things about the school. The children get a fantastic moral and scholastic education. The teachers and staff obviously care a great deal about the success of their students. There is a strong parental presence at the school, with lots of opportunities for involvement--including many fine PTO programs, Auction, and scholastic activities with the children. I do think the work load is challenging for the students--especially starting in the 3rd grade. Homework sometimes seems excessive, although not on a regular basis. I would like to see a few more extracurricular activities for the children--perhaps a choir or string orchestra program. The children have PE, Art and Music, as well as Mass once a week. Sometimes it's difficult to write the tuition check, but my children are happy at the school. I feel good knowing that they aren't having to deal with the discipline issues that plague the public schools.

- submitted by a parent
March 05, 2007
Big disappointment. If your child is an over achiever or an underachiever this is not the school for you. If your child is middle of the road and that is all you expect you are probably OK; but then why pay thousands for private education? There is a total lack of leadership and or accountability that starts with the principal and trickles down to the classroom. I would highly recommend you look elsewhere. Good luck, you will need it.

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October 26, 2006
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St Elizabeth Ann Seton School
6646 Addicks Satsuma Road, Houston, TX  77084
(281) 463-1444
Last modified St Elizabeth Ann Seton School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
St Elizabeth Ann Seton School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 37 reviews. Top