The open enrollment period for new Harmony Public Schools students is approaching fast.
Open Enrollment for campuses statewide begins Nov. 1 and continues through Feb. 10 for students wishing to enroll for the Fall 2019 semester.
What is Harmony?
Harmony Public Schools is a system of exceptional PreK-12 college-preparatory charter schools in Texas, specializing inScience, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).
Harmony has 56 schools in communities across Texas, including Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Austin, El Paso and in neighborhoods everywhere in between. Click here to find a campus near you.
What comes with a Harmony Public Schools education?
The Harmony Public Schools system is frequently recognized as one of the best school systems in Texas for its well-rounded curriculum with a special emphasis on STEM education.
In 2018, six of districts received ‘A’ ratings from the Texas Education Agency on its annual state accountability ratings. The TEA also found that all of Harmony’s campuses earned a “Met Standard” rating in its 2018 STARR testing.
Harmony also has a 100 percent college acceptance rate system-wide among our graduating seniors.
What is our enrollment process?
Open enrollment for Harmony Public Schools statewide begins Nov. 1 and continues through Feb. 10. Our application and instructions for submission can be found online or at any of our campus offices. In the event the number of qualified applicants exceeds the maximum enrollment at any campus, a lottery is held at the end of February to fairly fill the available openings.
Find out more …
To find out more about our admissions process, including information about selection process and required application materials, please visit harmonytx.org/admissions.php
Grandparents play an important role in the lives of our students. We invite all grandparents to attend our Goodies with Grandparents Day. Students received the flyer on 9/6/18. Students will only be called out of class if they have the bottom portion of the flyer (that is their ticket out of class). Students will NOT be released without a permission slip. Slips are due Tuesday, September 11. Hope you can join us.
Please follow the schedule below based on grade level:
Thursday, September 13:
Kindergarten @ 8:30-9:00
2nd Grade @ 9:15-9:45
4th Grade @ 10:00-10:30
Friday, September 14:
1st Grade @ 8:30-9:00
3rd Grade @ 9:15-9:45
5th/6th Grade @ 10:00-10:30
Thank you to TIMES REFRIGERATION for their donation towards this event.
Sign your child up for an after school club by going to STUDENTS tab (top right of this page) and clicking CLUBS. Reminder that clubs are filled on a first come first serve basis. Please choose your child’s top three (3) choices, so if options one fills up then they are placed in option two or three. Keep in mind that tutoring takes precedence over clubs. If your child is scheduled for tutoring, then choose a club on a different day. Deadline to elect after school clubs is Tuesday, Sept. 4 at midnight. Clubs start the week of Sept. 11.
Every Campus Received a “Met Standard” Rating!
The Seven Harmony Districts Received six “A”s and one “B” Rating:
We are eagerly awaiting to see our student’s faces on Monday, August 13 for the First Day of School. Please arrive early in order to avoid being tardy. Breakfast is served from 7:10-7:35 a.m. First period bell rings at 7:40 a.m. We ask all parents to please be patient and courteous as everyone learns the drop off and pick up procedures. Dismissal is from 2:55-3:15 p.m. See you on Monday!
New Student Orientation (tax free sales day) is August 10 from 9:00-4:00. Purchase uniform shirts, spirit shirts, ID etc in our front office NOW – August 10. If you already submitted orientation packet documents and purchased items you do not need to attend orientation.
It is Back to School time! Come meet your teacher(s) on August 7 from 1:30-4:00. Bring your school supplies on this day to leave in your classroom/locker.
Order your school supply pack from EPI using code HAR416. Save time, money and avoid crowds. Packs will be shipped to school and will be available for pick up during Meet the Teacher on August 7 from 1:30-4:00. Packs include all required supplies EXCEPT Backpack (K-2nd Grades-no wheels) or CaseIt Binder with shoulder strap (3rd-6th Grades) and Headphones (All Grades-no earbuds). Place your order(s) NOW-JUNE 15.
To Order Click the link below:
2018-2019 Kinder-6th Grade School Supply Lists (Click link Below:)
2018-2019 School Supply Lists or purchase Supply Pack for $100.00 through EPI using code HAR416
Dear Parent(s) / Guardian(s),
Harmony School of Excellence is proud to offer our 4th, 5th and 6th grade students the opportunity to be exposed to different languages, which include Spanish and Turkish.
Language selection is on a “first come, first serve” basis. You may not get your first choice/preference. Changes in Language Selection will not be permitted after form submission.
Please fill out the form below for your language selection/preference for 2018-2019.
Click Here >> 2018-2019 Language (LOTE) Selection Form
Please use the links below to access your child’s Summer Reading Projects/Assignments.
Students in grades 3-5 will be expected to read a minimum of four (4) books, two (2) of the books being STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) related and complete two (2) projects/assignments, one based on one of their STEM summer reading selections and one based on their personal selection. Students must rate themselves after reading their selected books and upon completion of their projects using the self-evaluation-reading assignment rubric (see sample on next page).
These projects were designed to promote creativity, engagement, and fun with reading!
Students will have the choice of selecting from a variety of projects in which they will bring with them on the first day of school Monday, August 13, 2018.
6th Grade – Summer Reading-Writing Assignment_Middle School
Please use this post below for K-2nd Summer Packets:
Build a Career at Harmony Public Schools
We are now accepting applications from certified ESL and Bilingual Teachers. The link to apply is located below:
STAAR (May 14-16) and Field Day shirt (May 24) that will be worn by all grades. Please place your orders by Friday, May 4 to ensure that we receive shirts on time. The cost will be $12.00 and is made of dry fit material. Samples are available with PTO. The shirt will be camo print with the “STAARVIVOR, I WON’T GIVE UP!”. You may make your payment online with your debit/credit card through bit.ly/staarshirt or in person with cash.
STAAR (del 14 al 16 de mayo) y el Día de Campo (24 de mayo) de este año para todos los grados. Haga su pedido antes del viernes 4 de mayo para asegurarse de que recibamos las camisetas a tiempo. El costo será $ 12.00 y está hecho de material de secado rápido. Las muestras están disponibles en la oficina de PTO. La camiseta se imprimirá en camuflaje con “STAARVIVOR, I WON’T GIVE UP!”. Puede hacer su pago en línea con su tarjeta de débito/crédito a través bit.ly/staarshirt o en persona con efectivo.
Again the link can be found right below:
- Website Accessibility
Harmony Public Schools (“Harmony”) is committed to making the information on its website accessible to individuals with disabilities in compliance with the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader, eye tracking device, voice recognition software, etc.) and have difficulty accessing information on the Harmony website, please contact HPS Webmaster by email at email@example.com . Please include the following when communicating with Harmony regarding accessibility issues:
A description of your accessibility concern.
The format in which you prefer to receive the materials.
The web page address of the requested material(s).
The best way to contact you (email address or phone number, or both).
Harmony will make appropriate accommodations to facilitate access to any website content.
Complaints regarding website accessibility may be submitted through the Public Complaint process outlined in Board Policy PG-1.12 (Public Complaints).
Please note that some pages on the Harmony website contain links to third-party sites, which are not within Harmony’s control. If you notify Harmony of problems with accessing a third-party site that is necessary to participate in one of Harmony’s programs or activities, we will make the material or information available in an accessible format.
- Report Bullying
If you are experiencing a problem with bullying at Harmony, or have other discipline-related concerns regarding one of our schools, please fill out the form at the link below for the Dean of Students.
- HPS Child Find Policy
It is the policy of the Harmony Public Schools to ensure that
- All children with disabilities enrolled in the charter school regardless of the severity of their disability, and who are in need of special education and related services, are identified, located, and evaluated; and
- A practical method is developed and implemented to determine which children are currently receiving needed special education and related services.
These requirements apply to:
- Homeless children;
- Children who are wards of the state;
- Highly mobile children (including migrant children); and
- Children who are suspected of being in need of special education but who are advancing from grade to grade.
20 U.S.C. 1412(a)(3)(A); 34 CFR 300.111(a)(1)(i), (c).
- Non-discrimination Statement as Part of the School's Admission Policy
It is the policy of HPS not to discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability in its programs, services, or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, please contact Section 504/ADA Coordinator at (713) 343-3333 located at 9321 W. Sam Houston Pkwy S. Houston, TX 77099.
- Non-discrimination Statement in Career and Technical Education Programs
HARMONY PUBLIC SCHOOLS offers support to school district for career and technical education programs in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources; Architecture and Construction; Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications; Business Management and Administration; Education and Training; Finance; Government and Public Administration; Health Science; Hospitality and Tourism; Human Services; Information Technology; Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security; Manufacturing; Marketing; Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics. Admission to these programs is based on enrollment in HARMONY PUBLIC SCHOOLS secondary schools.
It is the policy of HARMONY PUBLIC SCHOOLS not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or handicap in its CTE programs, services or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.
It is the policy of HARMONY PUBLIC SCHOOLS not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, handicap, or age in its employment practices as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.
HARMONY PUBLIC SCHOOLS will take steps to assure that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in all educational and CTE programs.
For information about your rights or grievance procedures, contact the Title IX Coordinator, CHARLES LAMBERT, and/or the Section 504 Coordinator, IHSAN KARA, at 9321 W. Sam Houston Pkwy S. Houston, TX 77099, Phone: (713) 343-3333.
- Aviso de No discriminación en los Programas de Educación Profesional y
Las Escuelas Públicas Harmony ofrecen programas vocacionales en Agricultura, Alimentación y Recursos Naturales; Arquitectura y Construcción; Artes, Tecnología de Audio / Video y Comunicaciones; Administración de Negocios y Administración; Educación y Entrenamiento; Finanzas; Gobierno y Administración Pública; Ciencias de la salud; Hospitalidad y Turismo; Recursos Humanos; Tecnología de la Información; Derecho; Seguridad Pública, Correccionales y Seguridad; Manufactura; Mercadeo; Ciencias, Tecnología, Ingeniería y Matemáticas; Transporte, Distribución y Logística. La admisión a estos programas se basa en el número de estudiantes de secundaria registrados en las Escuelas Públicas Harmony.
Es norma de las Escuelas Públicas Harmony no discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo o impedimento, en sus programas, servicios o actividades de CTE, tal como lo requieren el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, según enmienda; el Título IX de las Enmiendas en la Educación, de 1972, y la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973, según enmienda.
Es norma de las Escuelas Públicas Harmony no discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, impedimento o edad, en sus procedimientos de empleo, tal como lo requieren el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, según enmienda; el Título IX de las Enmiendas en la Educación, de 1972, la ley de Discriminación por Edad, de 1975, según enmienda, y la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973, según enmienda.
Las Escuelas Públicas Harmony tomarán las medidas necesarias para asegurar que la falta de habilidad en el uso del inglés no sea un obstáculo para la admisión y participación en todos los programas educativos y CTE.
Para información sobre sus derechos o procedimientos para quejas, comuníquese con el Coordinador del Título IX, CHARLES LAMBERT, y/o el Coordinador de la Sección 504, IHSAN KARA, a la siguiente dirección: 9321 W. Sam Houston Pkwy S. Houston, TX 77099, Teléfono: (713) 343-3333.
- TX Transition and Employment Guide
The Texas Transition and Employment Guide provides youth, young adults, parents and professionals with secondary transition resources to facilitate a young person’s progress towards post-secondary goals to education, employment, and community living.
Access the guide — in English and Spanish — at the Texas Transition Website.