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The UH Charter School serves students in kindergarten through fifth grade, preparing them to succeed in middle school and beyond.

EMPOWERING STUDENTS THROUGH DISCOVERY

The University of Houston Charter School empowers students to fulfill their potential through a student-centered curriculum that enhances their intellectual development, technological fluency and leadership abilities. The school follows a constructivist educational approach, giving students opportunities to learn through discovery, hands-on activities and reflection. Located on the UH campus, the school is an open-enrollment public charter school that serves students in kindergarten through fifth grade.

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APPLICATION INFORMATION

  • As an open-enrollment public charter school, we enroll students based on available space. We typically hold informational meetings in February and March; all expected applicants should attend. We accept applications at any time and hold a lottery every April. Applicants are added to a wait-list if there are not enough spots available.

  • Please check back for specific dates for the meetings and lottery.

  • Learn more about the application process and download the 2019-20 application. To find out if there are spaces available for the current academic year, call the school at 713-743-9111.

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SCHOOL HOURS

  • Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Teachers participate in curriculum and professional development Friday afternoon.
  • Before and after-school care is provided for a fee Monday through Friday.

QUICK LINKS

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SCHOOL BOARD

The University of Houston Charter School Board provides general oversight of the charter school. Board members are:

  • Chair: Robert H. McPherson, Ph.D.
    Dean, UH College of Education
  • Margaret Hale, Ed.D., faculty representative
    Professor, UH College of Education
  • Rebecca Sanford, Ed.D., community representative
    Principal, Hambrick Middle School
  • Alex Hernandez, parent representative
  • Leslie Jamail, teacher representative
    Teacher, UH Charter School
  • Principal Patricia Paquin (ex officio/non-voting)
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CONTACT US

University of Houston Charter School
3855 Holman St.
Melcher Gym 100
Houston, TX 77204-6015
Phone: 713-743-9111
Fax: 713-743-9121

Principal: Patricia Paquin
Email: ppaquin@uh.edu

The charter school is located on the UH campus. View directions via Google Maps.