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Parent's Review of British School of Houston in Houston,

What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)

British School of Houston

In what town or city is this school located?

Houston

How would you describe this school? (i.e. American, British, International, Local, etc.)

British

What grade levels are represented at this school?

k -12

How do most children get to school everyday? (bus, train, walk, etc.)

Bus

How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?

Poor - the number of music clubs has diminished since the entire music dept left at the end of last year

What has this school done to help your child transition from the curriculum in your home country into the curriculum in your new country? Are there programs to prepare your child for repatriation?

No

How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?

Informal it's good - formally not so good apart from an end of year and Xmas ball.

What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?

Other better private schools in the area are bringing in IGCSEs and IB. The staff turnover is VERY high - I think over half the staff changed at the end of last year - including the whole of an outstanding music department - also most of the Science and modern language department.

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