Educational resources in Memorial
Spring Branch ISD is the school district that serves Memorial and the surrounding areas. The district offers several resources for parents regarding the education of their children. Spring Branch offers courses on how to apply for college, manage the student loan and financial aid process as well as discuss the importance of college choice with your student. As the costs of college have skyrocketed in recent the district has provided a resource to parents that will help you maintain your budget and help your child to achieve academic success in whatever college or university that they choose to attend.
Houston Public Library also has online resources for students and parents to take advantage of. If you or your child has not completed a high school degree and need to do so, the library has resources available for you to complete your General Education Development (GED). Training material and practice exams are both available to the public on their website. For students and learners of all ages there are resources available on the website to help organize the events that the library holds throughout the year. The library has 31 area locations in Houston.
Houston Community College and Lone Star College are two area community college systems that can equip your child or you for the future with a two-year, associate degree or a certification in a particular vocational area. These can be earned at a fraction of the cost of a traditional, four-year college degree. If you have a desire to complete your associates degree or begin on that path you have area campuses near your home in Memorial.
Finally, there are several reputable four-year colleges and universities in the Houston metropolitan area. Performing some due diligence on where you would like to attend school and what you would like to study is important when choosing a school and paying the cost of tuition. Rice University, The University of St. Thomas, and Houston Baptist University are among the private universities that serve southeast Texas. The University of Houston and Texas Southern University are two public schools in this area.