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River Oaks Baptist School
2300 Willowick    
Houston, Texas  77027  
Private/Independent School
Coed Day pre-k 8 850 students


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The mission of River Oaks Baptist School is to prepare its students to meet life’s challenges and lead tomorrow’s world through a superior educational program undergirded by faith in Jesus Christ and Christian principles.

We believe that strong foundations are built upon:

  • Balanced growth of the interdependent aspects of human nature—intellectual, physical, spiritual, moral, and social.
  • Principles of responsibility, diligence, and cooperation, as well as respect for diversity and the dignity of the individual; and
  • Skills in critical thinking, creative problem-solving, and effective communication.
  • We believe that our students will reach their fullest growth in a school environment which:

  • Encourages students, faculty, and staff to see themselves as uniquely created by God with special qualities and gifts for development;
  • Balances high expectations with developmentally-appropriate nurturing; and
  • Works cooperatively with parents in concert with the School’s mission for the benefit of the student.
  • 2012-13 School Population

  • Total Current School Families: 596
  • Preschool Students: 133 (2 years of age through Prekindergarten)
  • Lower School Students: 402 (Kindergarten – fourth grade)
  • Middle School Students: 313 (Grades 5 – 8)
  • 141 employees; 104 faculty
  • Faculty with advanced degrees: 44%
  • Main entry points: Discovery, Readiness, Kindergarten, and sixth grade
  • 22% of applicants admitted
  • Over $725,000 of need-based financial aid awarded annually
  • Religious Affiliation of School Families



    Other Christian


    Not Reported


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