Educational resources in West University Place
If your children are school aged, then making the decision to live in West University are zoned to attend some of the best schools in the Houston Independent School District (HISD). Here, we will share some information about those schools for you to better understand what the schools are like and what they have to offer you and your family.
Lamar High School is one of the best-known high schools in all of Houston. It is known as an International Baccalaureate school which means that it has a goal of providing a great opportunity for its students to receive an educational that is internationally accredited while taking part in a broad range of extracurricular activities, as well. Being involved in the community, understanding worldwide issues, and placing themselves at the forefront of the academics involved in those issues is what your child will encounter at Lamar.
West University Elementary is another highly rated school in West University. It has over 1,100 attending the school with a student to teacher ratio of 18:1. In addition to West U Elementary, Mark Twain Elementary School, St. Mark’s Episcopal School and the Beehive Coop are other schools available to parents in West University.
For you or your child there are community college options for after high school. Houston Community College and Lone Star College are community college systems in Harris County that serve a diverse array of students and lifelong learners. Whether you are interested in pursuing a two year, associate degree or want to focus your time and attention on a particular vocational skill, these two community college systems can set you up for success. Enrollment information and specific course offers can be found on their websites. No matter where you are in West University, either of these two options are attractive supplements to the traditional four year college system.