CYPRESS, Texas — Harmony Public Schools acquired a 29-acre property in Bridgeland, Howard Hughes Corp officials said. in a press release dated August 17. This will be the first charter school in the master plan community, located at the intersection of Grand Parkway and Creekland Village Drive in Creekland Village.
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The campus is scheduled to open the first phase of development with 450 students in preschool through second grade and sixth grade in 2024-25, with more grade levels to be added in subsequent years. A second building for middle and high school students is expected to open for the 2026-27 school year.
Harmony Public Schools emphasizes a science, technology, engineering and math curriculum with an emphasis on college and career readiness, project-based learning and character building, according to the press release.
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“Quality education is among the most important motivators for homebuyers, especially those in Bridgeland,” said Steve Sams, senior vice president of Master-Planned Communities Residential, in a statement. “Howard Hughes understands the value of providing world-class educational options that are both accessible and diverse, a similar approach we take to our residential offerings.”
Gignac Architects is designing the 58,000-square-foot first phase of the project, which will provide spaces for students to engage in hands-on projects that include robotics, 3D printing, rocketry, drones, esports, makerspaces, and other STEM elements.
Eligible students can apply as early as October 1, 2023 for the 2024-25 school year.
“For more than 20 years, Harmony has provided quality, family-centric educational opportunities to students throughout the Houston area,” said Fatih Ay, CEO of Harmony Public Schools. “We are proud to continue this important work as part of the Bridgeland community and look forward to hosting our inaugural class of Harmony Scholars soon.”
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https://abc13.com/harmony-public-schools-charter-campus-bridgeland-school-cypress/12135943/ Harmony Public Schools are building a new charter campus in Bridgeland and offering hands-on projects with STEM elements to students