Our mission is to empower disenfranchised at-risk youth to achieve academic success, build self-esteem, and develop leadership skills and creative thinking.
JBG is a small campus located in Houston's northside. We are a public charter school providing all coursework free of charge. Our teacher/student ratio is maintained at 1:15. We subscribe to a democratic instructional model which promotes teacher creativity built around a paradigm that recognizes the assets students bring to school as opposed to a deficit model which views students as deficit entities. We espouse this model through our strong incorporation of a culturally relevant curriculum and a strong emphasis on socio-political awareness. Our focus on the core recommended curriculum allows our students the opportunity to complete their high school program in three years.
We provide tutorials for students requiring additional instructional assistance. We also provide the opportunity for students to partcipate in after-school athletics through the City of Houston's Parks and Recreation Department. As a Boy Scouts of America Explorer Post, we are able to offer outdoor educational experiences focussing on both academic enhancement and character development.
JBG is proudly an NCLR (National Council of La Raza) affiliate.
Students may register by calling 832-300-6010 or by visiting the school at 1507 Little York, located at the corner of E Hardy and Little York. Parents should accompany students when enrolling. Parents and students will be expected to sign a committment form outlining the expectations of the student and the parents. Students are expected to adhere to the Student Code of Conduct and Student Handbook.