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?
How would you describe this school? (i.e. American, British, International, Local, etc.)
What grade levels are represented at this school?
How do most children get to school everyday? (bus, train, walk, etc.)
bus or car
How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?
Facilities are forgotten and outdated.
Extra-curricular activities are mediocre.
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?
adhere to curriculum from home but at a lower level and without focus on the individual child because there is only one teacher for 30 kids in primary. kid will have hard time to readjust and most likely will be behind education.
How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?
we are asked to volunteer . parent teacher organization is present but have no influence on quality of education. Head of school blocks any suggestions for improvement.
What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?
teachers are mainly greenhorns imported from home . kids don't get proper help and support : no help with meals during lunch time, not allowed to drink their water because then somebody would have to take them to the bathroom. toileting and hygiene assistance is inadequate.
DO NOT enroll your child into this school!