School for Special Needs / At-Risk Children in Houston, TX

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The Harris School, Houston:
Conveniently located in downtown Houston TX, The Harris School offers a specialized curriculum for at-risk children from Preschool through Grade 8 who are typically average to above average intellectually, are not functioning at their full potential due to underlying social or emotional difficulties, and have needs that are not being met in a traditional school setting. Our program is designed for children who are experiencing anxiety or depression, have suffered trauma, or those diagnosed with ADHD, PDD, SID, ODD, Bipolar Disorder, Tourette Syndrome or Asperger’s Disorder.

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About Harris School:

The Harris School began in 1996 as a preschool, developed after many years of hard work by several dedicated members of the Houston-Galveston Psychoanalytic Institute and funded by donations from generous benefactors. It was named after one of its founders, board member, outstanding contributor, psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, Hunter Harris, M.D.

Our program is accredited through  SACS/CASI (The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools/ Council on Accreditation and School Improvement).

Putting Students First:
The success of the students at The Harris School is dependent upon a combination of program components.  These include the classroom environment, the specialized curriculum, the hightly qualified staff members and the team approach.

Our Mission:

The mission of The Harris School is to support the educational and emotional development of children in Pre-K through grade 8 and their families.

Our Core Beliefs:
We believe that all children can have purpose and achieve success. Guided through our team approach, we believe that parents are the primary catalyst for the students’ emotional and intellectual development.

Vision Statement:
We, at The Harris School, work cooperatively to enhance the learning and emotional progress of our students. The staff, teachers, family consultants and parents are committed to the process of learning and the application of knowledge. Our goal is to guide our students and provide them with the appropriate knowledge to excel as individuals in the community.

Specialized Preschool - 8th Grade Curriculum for At-Risk Kids & Teens:

We aim to provide an exceptional learning environment for students and their families by using an integrated academic and therapeutic program designed to enhance self-awareness, problem solving skills and social-emotional well-being.

Preschool to 8th Grade Program for Kids & Teens who:
- Have needs that are not being met in a traditional school setting
- Are not functioning at full potential due to underlying social or emotional difficulties
- Are intellectually average to above average

Our curriculum is designed for students with:
- Adjustment Disorders
- Asperger’s Syndrome
- Attachment Disorders
- Attention Deficit Disorder – ADHD
- Mood Disorders
- Oppositional Defiant Disorder
- Pervasive Developmental Disorders
- Sensory Integration Dysfunction
- Separation Anxiety Disorder

Updated: 2015-11-04
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Address: 900 Lovett Blvd, Houston, Texas 77006, USA
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