Rice Village Educational Resources
As the parent of a child, you undoubtedly want what is best for your little one. Trying to find out information about the educational resources in an area that you are moving into is a great step towards feeling confident that the area that you are moving into is “right” for you and your young learner. We hope that this mini guide to the educational resources in Rice Village is just what you need to propel you towards a move to Houston and the neighborhood of Rice Village.
The Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, located at 6003 Memorial Drive in Houston, is a great place for your aspiring artist to learn about the artistic craft both in terms of the beauty of art and the beauty of nature. Visits for your child’s school to The Collection is free. Trips with you as a parent are low cost. This is an opportunity for your child to take a two-hour, customized school tour that reflects what Houston has to offer in terms of history, architecture and painting. The landscaped gardens are second to none in Houston, as well.
The Houston Center for Photography exhibits photography and educates children of all ages about photography as an artistic medium and as a tool for cultural investigation. Photography classes are also available for people of all skill levels-including children. Tours for your child’s school are available on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays during school hours. Programs during the school day and after school are available for children of all ages, as well.
Finally, if you are a parent who is also interested in completing your high school education or completing a two-year degree, Houston Community College may be just what you are looking for. Adult Basic Education Classes, GED, and English as a Second Language (ESL) courses are all offered at their Houston Community College locations spread around the Houston metro area.