British School Of Houston

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4211 Watonga Blvd

Houston, TX 77092

(713) 290-9025

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Grades: PK - 12

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 800

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

50 Parent Reviews for British School Of Houston

As a student currently learning in BISH (secondary) , I am pleased to see the progress the school is making. after learning in the building made 14 years ago, finally the school has decided to make a new campus! it is said to be even bigger and better. hopefully the school becomes worth for the money ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 12/18/14

Our son went to this school and in our experience this school is way overpriced with marginal returns. One would expect that the staff and teachers would care more about their student's progress and accomplishments. There is no way to check which assignments are due and when. Students write down assignments ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/19/14

Looked round this school as it had good results. Kids put off by brusque Admissions woman who seemed to think that English being their second language was a problem. Yet then reminded us that school was changing it's name to British International School of Houston. the fact they were intimidated by her, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/14/14

The comments about the nursery class are wildly misleading. I have checked and now know that in the class there are three members of qualified and experienced staff and the class size never exceeds 29 at any one time. The ratios are much better than in a standard day care center. As it is a British ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/02/14

Very disappointing. Teachers are here to socialise first and teach second. No support from the top for them available for their youth and inexperience. Of course, some are good ones but not most. Anti-parent barrier as if we are a nuisance. Average to poor facilities (not including the structure which ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/23/14

We are self paying parents of a student in nursery of this school with 31 students in class and only one teacher available to teach all of them.

Posted by a parent on 02/23/14

This school is amazingly bad. It actually beggars belief how bad it it. The staff are young and inexperienced. There has been a mass exodus of the really good ones over the last 3 years. It is a bit of a running joke among the expat community who do not send there or have removed them. Among Americans ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/21/14

This might be a great school for elementary or middle school equivalent but for the Pre-K program it needs a lot of improvement. Student to teacher ratio is quite high (too many kids per teacher) considering the also high tuition fee. Some teachers are young and very inexperienced indeed and I found ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/20/14

British School of Houston is a for profit organization. Building is outdated. Leadership aims to increase revenue by enrolling increasing amount of students through aggressive and inaccurate marketing. Minimum salaried teachers from the UK without experience and motivation are contracted on a two year ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/18/14

Reviews ought to be based on facts!!!!! All parents including myself, are fully aware that the school is continually being improved, most recently the bus canopies and new, fresh reception after half term......This is without mentioning the fantastic new build school opening 2015/2016. Teachers are ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/18/14

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School Profile for British School Of Houston

Enrollment
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Student enrollment:
800
Students per teacher:
11
Full-time teachers:
70
British School Of Houston Enrollment by Grade

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Houston schools — British School Of Houston is located at 4211 Watonga Blvd, Houston TX 77092. 4211 Watonga Blvd is in the 77092 ZIP code in Houston, TX British School Of Houston is a Private school that serves grade levels PK - 12.
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