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The Bear Essentials Blog

A Useful Resource for Parents

Three students on tricycles; Importance of Recess; The Branch School; Private School in Houston

Recess should be an important part of each educational experience.  Private schools have the flexibility to enable recess to be part of each day.  From the youngest to the oldest, all children at The Branch School have healthy opportunities throughout the day to run, play, and exercise. 

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The Branch School is a non-profit private institution founded in 1977 and accredited by Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS) and AdvancED.  We offer a low student/teacher ratio and serve coed students three-years-old through eighth grade.  The Branch School encourages higher-level learning through discovery, research and exploration.

Tours of The Branch School's campus are available by contacting Lynne Rankin at 713-465-0288 or by scheduling online

The Branch School is a supportive community which learns and leads from a basis of love and respect.