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WHO WE ARE

EVERY CHILD DESERVES A CHANCE TO LEARN

The Arbor School is the most comprehensive special needs education program in Houston for children with a wide range of developmental delays, three months through age 12.

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“Having The Arbor School, with teachers who love him as much as we do and have so much understanding and persistence have enabled what may seem like small conquests to become monumental feats for both Gray and our family. The Arbor school has empowered our family to see a future that we thought was improbable for my grandson – and that is PRICELESS.”
Frank Gracely

OUR MISSION

WHERE FAMILIES FINALLY FIND HOPE

In a world full of no’s, we are a resounding “yes.” The Arbor School’s mission is to educate, empower, and build hope for children with significant special needs and their families. Our campus is a home-away-from-home where every child can learn and grow, regardless of their perceived limitations, diagnosis, or lack thereof.

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“This school is a place that is changing lives…and not just these incredible kids, but the family as a whole. My family is one of these families. When we had Pierce we never thought we would need a place like the Arbor…However, we are eternally grateful that The Arbor exists!”
Jacob and Melissa Robinson

DISCOVER ABILITY, REGARDLESS OF DISABILITY

Many of our families have been told not to expect much, if anything at all, for their child’s physical mobility and capacity to learn. But our customized curriculums and low student-teacher ratios ranging from 1:1 to 2:1 have helped countless kids defy the odds stacked against them. Each day we’re amazed by our students’ desire to learn and the joy it brings their families.

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See the difference

Watch how we educate our students, While partnering with their families

“To not be defined by a diagnosis or disability is amazing! And rather than being categorized by what he cannot do, he is nurtured and allowed to learn at his pace in ways that traditional classrooms just do not provide. There is no other place like The Arbor!”
Lena Briggs

BE PART OF SOMETHING BIG

Every child deserves the chance to learn. When you support The Arbor, you’re giving children a chance to thrive with customized, life-changing education. Because we receive no government or United Way funding, donations like yours makes our operational excellence possible!

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“The families here at The Arbor are incredible people. We all are in this together. We support one another, we check in and see what each other’s kiddos are learning or doing, we give high fives and hugs in the parking lot for successes and are sounding boards when there are struggles. We are a family.”
Tiffany and Rich Tyler