• We are Unique

    An American school with an international community in Houston.

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  • We are Engaged

    Our teachers inspire, stimulate, and lead.

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  • We are STEAM

    Prepared to succeed in the finest colleges, universities and beyond.

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  • We are Champions

    Fostering a love of learning.

    We are Champions

  • We are Competitive

    Building confidence, teamwork, and wellness

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  • We are Connected

    Striving to create, express, and shine.

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  • We are Home

    A truly immersive learning experience. Currently accepting boarding applications for the 2017-18 school year. Limited placements available.

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  • We are Village. Are you?

    Rigorous. Inspired. Innovative. Ready.

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Michael Barber

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Director of Fine Arts

Michael started his career as a music educator in the Rhode Island school system. He has been the Director of Music and Performing Arts in several schools, most recently at the Washington International School in Washington, D.C.  Michael brings a wealth of knowledge and over 20 years of experience to our campus.

He believes that the essence of Arts education is to nurture every student’s passions and talents, while giving them a chance to develop and grow at their own pace. When he is not at school, you can find Michael sharing the stage with his performance groupOrnament, directing and producing musicals, and being an avid outdoorsman with his family.