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Apple on BooksTHE WOODLANDS, Texas- Slated to open in the fall of 2009, Woodlands International School/Escuela Internacional Woodlands is an independent, not-for-profit primary school that will use a dual language immersion program to provide a truly international education to its students. Imagine your child speaking two languages, learning academic subjects in the context of real world situations and preparing for success in the global marketplace.

All academic subjects will be taught in both English and Spanish. As soon as the school opens, it will begin the application process to be authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme.

Spanish is one of the fastest growing languages in the world, with 364 million Spanish speakers worldwide. It is estimated that the United States has 28 million Spanish speakers. Research shows there are multiple benefits to learning and mastering a second language early in life. These include: a positive impact on IQ and creative thinking; enhanced performance across the academic spectrum; and economic and employment advantages.

*Courtesy of Woodlandsonline.com

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school_1The Woodlands takes education very seriously which is evident when you see the number of exemplary schools and variety of private schools found within the Conroe Independent School District (the school district of The Woodlands). These exemplary ranked schools are one of the many attractive features of The Woodlands offers and one of the top reasons people are so interested in The Woodlands Real Estate – it is the perfect educational answer for your school aged children.  The Woodlands offers 30 preschools and daycare centers and19 public schools that are part of Conroe Independent School District which consistently receive high rankings from the Texas Education Agency.

There are 11 elementary schools, 3 intermediate schools, 2 junior high schools and 3 high school campuses – one for 9th grade, one for grades 10-12 and another for grades 9-12.  The Woodlands is also home to outstanding private schools, which include The John Cooper School, The Woodlands Christian Academy and St. Anthony or Padua Catholic School.  College Park, The Woodlands center for high education, is home to Montgomery College and The University Center, where students can pursue everything from associate degree curriculum and continuing education courses to graduate degree programs from six major Texas universities including: Texas A&M, The University of Houston, The University of Houston-Downtown, Prairie View A&M, Sam Houston State University and Southern University. There are many real estate options in The Woodlands that feed into a variety of excellent school opportunities for your children of all ages. Call The Chappell Team for more information!

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