- High School
This course saw a group of students travel to Big Bend National Park for a week of hiking, learning “leave no trace” principles, identifying plants and geology, viewing cave art, canoeing, and bonding as a group.
- United States
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.
Grace and courtesy lessons are designed to help children realize that care for others is the reason for etiquette, that it arises out of respect for others.
If your knowledge and experience is with more conventional educational environments, there are four differences that you are going to see when you come to The Post Oak School.
Dr. Maria Montessori’s ultimate goal for children and adolescents was that they would become global citizens, provided with an education capable of making them leaders in the pursuit of world peace. Like Dr. Montessori, the founders of the IB Organization understood the need for education that could serve young people who were rapidly becoming world citizens.
Students at Post Oak
Countries represented by Post Oak families
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Locations for High School internships
Middle School community service hours in a school year
of families receive financial aid
Join us on Thursday, February 9, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. This free, two-hour presentation shows parents how kids are using and abusing media technology and helps parents set balanced, realistic guidelines that bring the Internet into alignment with family schedules and values.
Dr. Maxwell is a practicing clinical psychologist, specializing in adolescent and family therapy. We’re excited to welcome her back to Post Oak. RSVP here.
Childcare for Post Oak families is available for this evening event.