ISEE Test Dates in Houston for 2021-2022

Students may take the ISEE up to three times (once in a defined period) in order to secure their best possible score (scroll down for dates): August - November December - March April - July (usually for transfers only) We recommend registering for both a November and January test [...]

By |2021-10-12T17:04:22-05:00October 12th, 2021|ISEE, Schools|0 Comments

Houston Private School Tuition 2021-2022

You could buy a brand new Subaru or pay for your child's 2021-2022 Houston private school tuition. But the Subie will only get you from point A to point B; whereas, a well-nurtured child will lovingly cart you off into the sunset. Regardless of grade level, Houston private school tuition [...]

By |2021-10-06T11:21:51-05:00October 5th, 2021|Schools|0 Comments

Top Houston ISD (HISD) Magnet Schools of 2021

Analysis of Houston School Choice Lottery for 2021-2022 The most popular Houston ISD (HISD) magnet schools for 2021-2022 remain River Oaks Elementary School, Pin Oak Middle School, and Carnegie Vanguard High School. Families had relatively good chances of winning the lottery for admission to a desirable HISD magnet school for [...]

By |2021-09-29T13:16:11-05:00September 29th, 2021|Schools|1 Comment

Houston’s National Merit Semifinalists for 2021-2022

Not even a pandemic can stop these brilliant students from reaching for the stars. The 2022 National Merit Scholarship Competition was a pandemic year for Houston-area high school seniors. There were 379 area seniors who scored in the top 1% on the PSAT to earn the celebrated “Semifinalist” designation. [...]

By |2021-09-20T11:09:54-05:00September 19th, 2021|P/SAT, Schools|1 Comment

Top Houston ISD (HISD) Magnet Schools of 2020

Analysis of Houston School Choice Lottery for 2020-2021 The most popular Houston ISD (HISD) magnet schools for 2020-2021 are River Oaks Elementary School, Pin Oak Middle School, and Carnegie Vanguard High School. Families had about a 10%-20% chance of winning the lottery for admission to a highly desirable HISD magnet [...]

By |2021-06-14T14:20:22-05:00August 25th, 2020|Schools|2 Comments

Major 2019-2020 Houston Academic Year Dates to Know

Houston ISD School Holidays 2019 August 26 - First Day of School for HISD / Rice September 2 - Labor Day October 9 - Fall Holiday November 25 - 29 - Thanksgiving Winter Break December 23 - January 3, 2020 2020 January 20 - Martin Luther King Day March [...]

By |2020-02-20T15:53:23-06:00August 1st, 2019|ACT, ISEE, P/SAT, Schools|0 Comments

Top Houston ISD (HISD) Magnet Schools of 2019

Analysis of School Choice Lottery for 2019-2020 The most popular Houston magnet schools were River Oaks Elementary, Pin Oak Middle School, and DeBakey High School for the 2019-2020 academic year. Families had about a 20%-40% chance of gaining admission to a desirable magnet school for a prime entry year, the [...]

By |2020-08-25T22:10:55-05:00May 3rd, 2019|Schools|4 Comments

Houston National Merit Semifinalists – 2019 Scholarship Competition Designees

National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) has announced the Semifinalists in their 64th National Merit Scholarship Program. Semifinalists are current high school seniors who took the PSAT in October of 2017 and scored among the top 1% in their respective states. St. John's School maintained its perennial lead with 39 [...]

By |2020-02-24T11:23:51-06:00September 18th, 2018|P/SAT, Schools|0 Comments

Major 2018-2019 Houston Academic Year Dates to Know

Houston ISD School Holidays 2018 August 27 - First Day of School September 3 - Labor Day September 10 - Fall Holiday November 19 - 23 - Thanksgiving Winter Break December 24 - January 4, 2019​ ​ 2019 January 21 - Martin Luther King Day March 11 - 15 [...]

By |2020-02-21T17:51:01-06:00August 1st, 2018|ACT, Announcements, ISEE, P/SAT, Schools|0 Comments

Top Houston ISD (HISD) Magnet Schools of 2018

For the 2018-2019 academic year, almost ten percent of Houston ISD (HISD) students participated in this year’s annual School Choice lottery; participation versus last year was essentially flat when growth was up 19% versus 2016. Families submitted an average of 2.5 applications each for a total of 52,123 applications [...]

By |2020-02-21T17:50:39-06:00May 7th, 2018|Schools|0 Comments
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