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    Fast Facts

    • Total Current School Families: 589
    • Preschool Students: 132 (2 years of age through Prekindergarten)
    • Lower School Students: 399 (Kindergarten – fourth grade)
    • Middle School Students: 314 (Grades 5 – 8)
    • 141 employees; 104 faculty
    • Faculty with advanced degrees: 50%
    • Average years of faculty experience: 19
    • $323,445 allocated for faculty professional development in 2014-15
    • Main admission entry points: Discovery, Readiness, Kindergarten, and sixth grade
    • 22% of applicants admitted
    • Over $820,000 of need-based financial aid awarded annually
    • 13 acre campus in the heart of Houston
    • Endowment of $28,000,000
    • Active and supportive parent body; 2,200 volunteer positions filled in 2014-15
    High Schools Where Recent R.O.B.S. Graduates Were Accepted for Admission
    Bellaire High School St. Agnes Academy
    Carnegie Vanguard High School St. John's School
    Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart St. Pius X High School
    Episcopal High School St. Thomas Catholic High School
    Houston Christian High School St. Thomas Episcopal School
    Houston School for the Performing & Visual Arts Second Baptist School
    Kinkaid School Strake Jesuit College Preparatory
    Mirabeau B. Lamar High School IB
    Memorial High School
    Post Oak High School
     
    Colleges Chosen by R.O.B.S. Class of 2010
    Auburn University Santa Barbara City College
    Austin Community College     Southern Methodist University
    Baylor University St. Edward's University
    Belmont University Stanford University
    Carnegie Mellon University Syracuse University
    Coastal Carolina University Texas A&M University
    College of William & Mary Texas Christian University
    Columbia University Texas State University
    Covenant College Trinity University
    Duke University Tulane University
    Duquesne University U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    EMSAP - UTMB/UT-PA University of Alabama
    Georgia Tech University of Georgia
    Hampton University University of Houston
    Harvard University University of Kansas
    Louisiana State University University of Missouri
    Loyola University University of Oklahoma
    Messiah College University of Pennsylvania
    New York University University of Southern California
    Pomona College University of Texas
    Princeton University University of Virginia
    Rhodes College Vanderbilt University
    Rice University Washington & Lee University
    Religious Affiliation of School Families
    Methodist 20%
    Episcopalian 18%
    Catholic 16%
    Other Christian 14%
    Baptist 10%
    Not Reported 12%
    Presbyterian   8%
    Non-Christian   2%

    Accreditation
    Praesidium Inc. (the highest industry
    standard in abuse prevention)

    Membership
    - National Association of
      Independent Schools (NAIS)
    - Education Records Bureau (ERB)
    - Independent School
      Management (ISM)
    - Association for Supervision and
      Curriculum Development (ASCD)

    Awards
    - Melba Woodruff Award for
      Exemplary Elementary Foreign
      Language Program in 2008
      by the American Council for the
      Teaching of Foreign Languages

    - One of 10 schools to be recognized
      as a National School of Character
      in 2004 by the Character Education
      Partnership

    - Only independent school in Texas
      to receive the Texas Arts Basic
      Award from the Texas Commission
      on the Arts in 1997