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Houston’s National Merit Semifinalists for 2023-2024

Houston's Graduating Seniors are Smart The 2024 National Merit Scholarship Competition was a good year for Houston-area high school seniors. There were 466 area seniors who scored in the top 1% on the PSAT to earn the celebrated “Semifinalist” [...]

By |September 13th, 2023|

Houston’s Best Elementary and Middle Schools by STAAR Scores 2023

T.H. Rogers Elementary achieved top STAAR scores in both Math and Reading. T.H. Rogers is the best elementary and middle school in the Houston Independent School District (HISD) by state test scores. The results aren't terribly surprising [...]

By |September 6th, 2023|

College Essay Tips – Common App, Supplemental Essays, and More

The fall semester can be an exciting and stressful time for high school seniors, as college application deadlines begin in early November and continue through January and into the spring. If your child is like most students nationwide, they’ll probably [...]

By |August 1st, 2023|

Houston’s Major School Holidays and Test Dates 2023-2024

At General Academic we're constantly aware of and alerting parents to Houston's major academic dates and deadlines like the ones below. 2023 August 28 – First Day of School September 4 – Labor Day September 25 – Fall Holiday [...]

By |July 31st, 2023|
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