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Katy Christian Magazine is proud to offer our 2009 Christian School Directory.

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Ascension
Episcopal School

Pre K – 5th Grade
2525 Seagler Road
Houston, Texas 77042
(713) 783-0260
www.ascensionepiscopalschool.org

Ascension Episcopal School, a coed parish day school, founded in 1972, serves children seven months through Fifth Grade.  Ascension Episcopal School is a Christian community committed to guiding children on their journey toward spiritual, intellectual and physical excellence using their God-given talents.  The purpose of the school is to offer a Christian educational program of the highest standards.  Our school seeks to train and develop each of its students in the spiritual, intellectual, physical, social and emotional areas of the personality to an optimum level appropriate for the child’s age and abilities.

Ascension Episcopal provides an atmosphere in which understanding, tolerance, self-esteem and confidence are instilled.  The world of the future is becoming increasingly global and children at Ascension Episcopal are able to experience first hand this diversity and its value in a safe, Christian environment.

Bear Creek United Methodist Church School
12 months – Kindergarten
1600 Rippling Water Drive
Houston, Texas 77084
(281) 469-2969
www.bearcreekumc.org/ministries/
preschool

Bear Creek United Methodist Church School believes each child is a child of God and worth of love, acceptance and support. We offer a Christian environment equipped to stimulate early life experience, growth and development with a developmentally appropriate program that is sensitive to the needs of all children. This awareness that children learn best through play and discovery, through rich experiences to observe and participate, is known as “The Bear Creek Way”.

Building Rainbows Day School

Toddlers – School Aged Children
13922 Schmidt Rd.
Cypress, Texas 77429
(281) 890-7498
www.buildingrainbowsdayschool.com

Building Rainbows provides a superior environment for nurturing children’s growth and development. Our atmosphere is positive, joyful, safe and filled with fun. Our staff encourage children to develop a secure and positive attitude about themselves and those around them.

Our classroom environment is structured, yet flexible, and our activities are very “hands-on.” Children learn by doing: dramatic play, cooking, math, science, art, language, letters, and numbers are all a part of our curriculum. Our program presents developmentally appropriate learning opportunities that challenge children to think and solve problems. We believe that children thrive on meeting challenges and succeeding!

Champions
Christian Academy

Infants – 5th Grade
2113 Cypress Landing Dr.
Houston, Texas 77090
(281) 440-1155
www.championschristian.com

Champions Christian Academy (CCA), established in 1993, operates as a non-denominational private Christian school serving children from 6 weeks through preschool in our Early Childhood Center and from Kindergarten through 5th grade in our Elementary Building.

CCA is a place where your children can begin their educational journey. It’s a safe, fun, and loving school which is an ideal environment for children to enjoy throughout their elementary years. We offer a totally integrated academic program where the scope and sequence of the curriculum is carefully planned and developmentally appropriate from preschool through the 5th grade.

Our beautiful campus is secure with established procedures and guidelines for checking children in and out. We work diligently to provide a secure place where children can learn and parents can rest easy.

We welcome prospective families to call us at (281) 440-1155 to visit our school and observe classes.

Christ Church
Presbyterian Child Development Center

106 So. Third St.
Bellaire, Texas 77401
(713) 668-9869
www.ccpres.org

ChristChurch Presbyterian Child Development Center provides quality Infant and Toddler Programs, Preschool Programs, and After-School Programs. Our Summer Safari Camp for children five – twelve years of age is available throughout the summer and includes field trips, swimming, and lots of daily activities. Before and After Camp care is available.

Come and See our NEW infant, toddler, preschool and school-age playgrounds!  They include shaded decks and cushioned pathways for infants and toddlers and lots of new climbing structures, play equipment, and sand areas for older children. We believe that children’s daily outdoor experiences should include God’s beautiful nature, so a perennial garden and fruit trees have been planted for children to wander through and explore.  A new vegetable garden has been prepared for spring planting!

We have an on-site Martial Arts Program that is open registration for all children. Children do not have to attend our childcare programs in order to take Martial Arts classes. Our Martial Arts instructor is a black belt with many years of experience working with young children.

Clay Road
Baptist School

Infants – 8th Grade
9151 Clay Road
Houston, TX 77080
(713) 939-1023
www.crbs.org

Clay Road Baptist School is fully accredited for grades K-8 by the Accreditation Commission of the Texas Association of Baptist Schools under the governing authority of the Texas Private School Accreditation Commission.  We are also members in good standing of HAIS (Houston Area Independent Schools Association), TABS (the Texas Association of Baptist Schools), SBACS (Southern Baptist Association of Christian Schools) and ACSI (the Association of Christian Schools International).

Clay Road’s Vision is to partner with parents to provide a safe and compassionate learning environment, creating self-motivated learners equipped with academic excellence, biblical knowledge and the transforming power of a kingdom education.

Clay Road Baptist School is part of the total program of Clay Road Baptist Church for children and youth. The curriculum is consistent with the Baptist church philosophy of child development. As such, all subjects are taught from a Christian perspective as teachers intentionally integrate the Christian faith into the total curriculum.

Concordia
Lutheran School

Grades 9 – 12
700 E. Main
Tomball, Texas 77375
(281) 351-2547
www.concordiacrusaders.org

Located on forty acres in Tomball, Concordia Lutheran High School is recognized as one of the top Lutheran high schools in the United States.  Concordia is committed to building lives of excellence upon the foundation of Christ.  Our curriculum looks to integrate the faith and in all things – we look to “Experience God”.

Concordia is excited about the future and looks to be on the cutting-edge of education, athletics, fine arts, and Christian missions to the world.  We want you to join our family and LIVE THE CONCORDIA EXPERIENCE.

For information,
www.concordiacrusaders.org
or call 281-351-2547.

Faith West Academy
Pre K3’s – 12th Grade
2225 Porter Road
Katy, Texas 77493
(281) 391-5683
www.faithwest.org

Excellence Without Compromise is the mission statement of Faith West Academy, the oldest and largest private school in Katy.  Faith West Academy, has an enrollment of over 550 students in preschool through 12th grade.  The school operates on the principles of the Christian faith and incorporates these principles in its purposes, goals, procedures and operations. The interdenominational student body is rooted in Christianity representing over 130 area churches.

FWA is fully accredited through International Christian Accrediting Association. The teaching staff is fully degreed in academic disciplines from elementary to high school. Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools State Teacher of the Year 2005 and State Coach of the Year 1996 & 2006 are on staff.

FWA students enjoy a full range of academic, extracurricular, and spiritual needs.  From athletics to academics, from music to missions, from clubs to chapel our students are encouraged to express their uniqueness.

To schedule a tour or obtain further information you may contact Cathleen Parks at 281-391-5683, extension 229.

Fort Bend Baptist Academy
Pre K – 12th Grade
1201 Lakeview
Sugar Land, Texas 77478
(281) 263-9142
www.fbba.org

Fort Bend Baptist Academy is accredited by ACTABS (Accreditation Commission of the Texas Association of Baptist Schools), one of eight accrediting agencies commissioned by the State of Texas.  FBBA is also a member of ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International).

Grandma’s House
Ages 6 weeks – 12 years
14840 Branch Forest Dr. (off Hwy 6)
Houston, Texas 77082
www.westoaksprivate.com

Welcome to West Oak Private and Grandma’s House where we emphasize a well rounded education focused on both academic excellence and learning through enrichment activities. We offer our educational experience in a secure environment with a low student to teacher ratio and very experienced teachers. Our teachers have on average 5 years of teaching experience. We offer Infant (six-weeks and up)Toddler, Threes, Pre-Kindergarten, Bridge, Kindergarten and 1st Grade.

During these formative years young children learn through exploration, social interactions, observation, play, and discovering both on their own and through teacher lead activities. Enrichment activities including dance/movement, music and Spanish also give children other avenues for self expression. Our developmentally balanced approach combined with what you as parents teach your child forms a foundation for them to become life long learners. A journey filled with questioning instead of answering.

Houston Christian High School
Grades 9 – 12
2700 W. Sam Houston Parkway N.
Houston, Texas 77043
(713) 580-6000
www.housotonchristianhs.org

This has been an outstanding year at Houston Christian High School! HCHS enrolled the highest number of students in its history, and our students were recognized in all areas at the district, state, and even the national level! We are honored that the United States Military Academy named us a “School of Distinction.” Our beautiful Pampell Family Chapel was completed and dedicated in January. More students received National Merit Scholars recognition than ever before. We have so much to celebrate, and praise God for his continued blessings.

The 2008-2009 school year promises to be a banner year with the continued growth in enrollment and an incoming freshmen class of over 120 students. The newly developed Passport to Lead program will integrate leadership development throughout the curriculum. Nationally acclaimed Fuller Seminary has selected HCHS as its extension campus in Texas and will begin offering evening graduate programs in the fall.

Excellent schools like HCHS become extraordinary through the dedicated service of a gifted faculty, strong leadership from the Board of Trustees, and the voluntary gifts of time, treasure, and talent of parents and friends in our community that share our vision for building an exemplary educational Christian community.

Lutheran High North
Grades 9 – 12
1130 W. 34th Street
Houston, Texas 77018
(713) 880-3131
www.lutheranhighnorth.org

Lutheran High North provides quality academics and meaningful ministry to its students and families, preparing students to be leaders in their schools, churches and communities. LHN opened its doors at its present location in August of 1980. Lutheran High North provides an educationally rich experience in a Christ-centered environment, offering a challenging college-preparatory curriculum to students in grades 9-12.

There are many opportunities to become involved at Lutheran High North such as student-led chapel, Spring Musical and Fall Drama, Exemplary Scholar Leadership Program, Multicultural Awareness Club, and National Honor Society. Athletics offered include football, volleyball, cross country, soccer, basketball, baseball, softball, golf, swimming and track.

Located conveniently off of the 610 North Loop between Highway 290 and Interstate 45, Lutheran High North’s campus includes baseball, soccer, football and softball fields; 3 gymnasiums; updated biology and chemistry/physics labs; art, band and choir rooms; 2 large technologically updated computer labs; a college distance-learning classroom, a resource center, and a cafeteria.

Memorial
Lutheran School

Infant – Pre K4’s &
Elementary – 8th Grade
5800 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, Texas 77057
(713) 782-6079
www.mlchouston.org

Memorial Lutheran Church established Memorial Lutheran School in 1980. We have programs for infants through the eighth grade.  Our school offers a challenging Christian and Classical curriculum that includes the following:

Daily religious instruction; Weekly chapel; Saxon Math Program K-8 (Honors math in 7th-8th grades); Saxon Phonics Program in Early Childhood & Elementary; Language Arts: Shurley Grammar, Spelling Connections, New Moves Writing; Geography: Rand McNally Online Geography Curriculum; History: Veritas Press, History Fair; National Geography Bee; Fall Drama (middle school) and Spring Musical (elementary grades); Logic classes; Computer Lab: Pre-K – 8 Computer Technology Curriculum; Science: Harcourt Publishing Hands-on Science Curriculum; Science Lab (middle school), Science Fair grades 2-8; Art, Music, Band (required for 5, elective 6-8), Orchestra and Choir (elective); Spanish – Begins in Preschool 3’s; Latin – 3rd – 8th required; Physical Education PreK – 8 (gymnasium and large fenced playground); Field Day each May; Inter-school Athletics 4th – 8th Grades soccer, volleyball, basketball, softball and baseball; 7th and 8th grade trips; National Junior Honor Society 7th and 8th grades;  After-school activities to include Kid Fit, Dance, Karate and Etiquette (all at extra costs); Field Trips throughout the school year; Summer Program with activities to include swimming, arts and crafts, Vacation Bible School, computer, cooking, sports clinics and field trips.

For additional information, please contact us at (713) 782-6079 or visit our website at www.mlchouston.org.

Mission Bend
Christian Academy

Toddlers – 6th Grade
3710 Hwy 6 South
Houston, Texas 77082
(281) 497-4057
www.missionbendchristianacademy.org

At  Mission Bend Christian Academy hearing students learn American Sign Language.  Starting with kindergarten, all elementary students attend formal sign language classes once a week.   Even the preschool children benefit from signing through the songs they sing in the classroom and in chapel.  The initial intent of the course was to offer a fun and creative course that had the hidden benefits of learning.  The children love the program and their natural curiosity motivates them to learn more and more.  Initiated as a second language program, the sign language classes have proved to be valuable in strengthening the multiple intelligences of the students.

Learning sentence structure and the nuances of meaning of sign language increases the students verbal-linguistic intelligence.   It assists in improving awareness and skills in grammar and descriptive language.  The students learn syntax and sentence structure.  Whenever a child learns a second language, his native language skills are strengthened and typically also flourish.

As the children become more confident in their signing, they are able to strengthen their intrapersonal intelligence.  Communicating in sign language necessitates the correct facial expressions. The students learn how their body language conveys the varied shades of meaning of words that are being signed.   It is not long before even the beginning students gain self-confidence in standing before people communicating in a new way.

Noah’s Ark Academy
18 months – 1st Grade
3527 Hwy 6, Suite 110
Sugar Land, TX 77478
(281) 491-2490

Our Savior
Lutheran School

3 years old – 8th grade
5000 West Tidwell
Houston, Texas 77091
(713) 290-8277, ext. 1023
www.oslschool.org

Established in 1946, Our Savior Lutheran School is located on 60 acres in Northwest Houston.  OSL provides a traditional Christian and classical education for children in Grades K-8. We offer a rigorous academic and spiritual curriculum, which includes Latin. We seek to build an educational foundation that will serve our students all their lives.  Our Early Childhood Program (Preschool 3 & PK 4) is designed to nurture your whole child through intellectual, physical, social and, most importantly spiritual development as we seek to build a foundation for classical education. Our Savior educates body, mind, and soul.

Glorieae Dei et salus hominis
To the Glory of God and the Salvation of Man. Contact us at 713-290-8277, or visit www.oslschool.org.

Step by Step
Christian School

K – 8th grade
1119 South Cherry Street
Tomball, Texas 77375
(281) 351-2888
www.stepbystepk-8.org

Step by Step Christian School is a privately owned Christian educational facility with a preschool, an elementary school, before and after school programs, and childcare. We are located in Tomball, about 30 minutes north of Houston.

Step by Step is located on six acres. Our facilities include two buildings, a swimming pool where lessons are taught during the summer, four playgrounds for different ages, and a large pavilion.
Currently the Elementary School has 97 students enrolled from Kindergarten through Grade 7 and a total of ten staff members. All of our staff members are dedicated Christians who consider teaching to be a form of ministry.

At Step by Step Christian School, children are taught using nondenominational Bible stories, memory verses and Christian songs in addition to traditional curriculum. We use Christian based textbooks that focus on teaching the factual material as well as building sound character. We have an on campus library that contains more than 11,000 books. Additionally, Step by Step Christian School has an on-campus computer lab with 20 computers which students use weekly.

What sets Step by Step Christian School apart is that we strive for excellence in every area.

We are accredited by the National Private Schools Accreditation Alliance and a member of the Association of Christian Schools International.

Tiny Treasures
PreSchool

Ages 2 – 4
2855 Greenhouse Rd.
Houston, Texas 77084
(281) 492-2689
www.cbchou.org

Wesley Academy
3 year olds – 8th Grade
10570 Westpark Drive
Houston, Texas 77042
(713) 266-3341
www.wesleyacademy.net

Wesley Academy provides a learning environment where:

•  Children are enthusiastic about learning

•  High expectations and standards of excellence are held for students, faculty and staff

•  A loving and caring Christian environment exists where individuals personalities can develop

•  The setting is more supportive than competitive

•  The school seeks to involve students in the knowledge of Jesus Christ as Lord

•  The highest academic standards of quality in program and teaching for each level of instruction are maintained

•  Parents are considered and counted on as partners with the school in the educational process

For additional information, please contact us at (713) 458-4756 or visit our website at www.wesleyacademy.net.

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