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Our students achieve self-direction, responsibility, and respect for others through learning by doing.

Independence

Post Oak Montessori students work together and encourage each other to do their best.

Collaboration

Post Oak classrooms are purposefully and appealingly designed, supporting students’ curiosity and creativity.

Curated Environments

Our students are empowered to take on big work to tackle problems for a peaceful world.

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14 to 36 months

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3 to 6 years old

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Grades 1 through 6

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Grades 9 through 12

Post Oak Voices

Global Learning

Extending the Classroom

Post Oak students are not limited by the walls of a classroom. They are encouraged to grow their minds and get to know the world around them, from observing nature, discovering their passions outside of books and lectures, and taking on work for a more peaceful society.

Opportunities abound for Post Oak students to explore and learn about the region in which they live. Students in Elementary begin taking short trips, while Middle School and High School students take on service learning and internships in the Museum District and beyond.

Just a plane ride away from the hub of Houston, Post Oak students join programs that take them on historical, cultural, and environmental learning adventures. And our own state of Texas offers paleontological treasures and coastal excursions within a day's drive.

Passports? Check. Our students have the opportunity to travel internationally for field schools, cultural exchanges, Montessori Model United Nations conferences, and enriching experiences that they will remember for a lifetime.

Europe Upper Elementary classes join together for this exciting four-day adventure to Nature’s Classroom Institute (NCI) in New Ulm, TX. Each year students experience new curriculum and activities while also anticipating the fun traditions, games and challenges that make this outdoor school special. 

Asia The highlight of overnight travel in Elementary is the 6th grade trip to Williamsburg. This uniquely developed and operated township serves as an ideal setting to experience and study American history. This week-long excursion is packed with too many events, programs, and meals to mention here.

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The Post Oak Blog

Gratitude and Going Forward: Our Future at Post Oak
Rona Yoffe Sonabend, P '28, P '30

Many of you, like me, I presume, were looking forward to 2021 with unbridled enthusiasm and promise. Ready to relinquish the exhaustion of the COVID pandemic, social injustice, and political turmoil, I found myself waiting in anticipation of what may come. A month into the new year, I find myself less future-focused, and more nostalgic about the year behind us.

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Alumni Spotlight: Maria Zorrilla ’20
Communications Office

Now a freshman at NYU majoring in art history, Maria Zorrilla '20 credits Post Oak for allowing her to explore art through internships and a high school experience at the heart of Houston's Museum District. Get to know more about Maria in this alumni spotlight! 

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J-Term at Post Oak School
Sutton Walsh, Student '22

By Sutton W. '22

If you ever come across a teen that says they are looking forward to the end of Winter Break, I guarantee that you are face-to-face with a Post Oak High School student. 

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Students at Post Oak

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Countries represented by Post Oak families

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Student population diversity

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Locations for High School internships

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1,836

Middle School community service hours in a school year

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of the budget is devoted to need-based student financial aid