AMIGOS POR VIDA-FRIENDS FOR LIFE CHARTER SCHOOL

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5503 EL CAMINO DEL REY ST
HOUSTON, TX 77081
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Phone: 713-349-9945
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 5
  • Educational Climate: Low
  • Technology Measure: Not Reported
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Preschool - 8th Grade
  • District: Amigos Por Vida-friends For Life Pub Chtr sch
  • Students/Teacher: 19:1
  • Students/Grade: 43.2
  • Number Students: 432
  • Number Teachers: 24
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 5419
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Noe Galindo
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (6 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (4 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-04-25
    "This year it started good, but as time passed, we (parents) found out that there was no principal at this school, the board should have made a priority to find a principal, by their lack of action, they give the impression to parents and students, that we are not important enough to find a principal, the year is almost over and still no principal."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-04-22
    "This year, has been the worst for the students, there's no leadership and teachers are doing whatever they want."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2008-09-16
    "My daughter attended the Pre K-3 program at this school. Both her mother and I are of Hispanic decent and are fluent in Spanish and English. At home we speak both languages with neither being the predominate one. My wife convinced me that Amigos Por Vida-Friends for Life Charter School had an excellent bilingual program and for that very reason I agreed to allow our daughter to attend this school. Before the start of the school year my daughter spoke Spanish and English. Her verbal skills were at 50/50. After just one year at Amigos Por Vida-Friends for Life Charter School her Spanish verbal skills increased drastically to a 1st grade level which to admit I was extremely impressed. Unfortunately her English verbal skills came to a complete halt. Now she speaks 90% Spanish and 10% English. It has become an everyday battle to get her to speak English. I finally got a chance to speak to her teacher and I was dumbfounded to learn that the curriculum for Pre K-3 does not require them to speak a single word of English. Now my daughter has to play catch up to school children her own age. I do not recommend this school to anyone whose aspirations are to give their children an opportunity to be more than just average!"
    Teacher Review | Rating:
    Posted 2007-05-23
    "Great School, the atmosphere makes the difference!"
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