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Encyclopedia > Annunciation Orthodox School

Annunciation Orthodox School, or AOS, is a private school located in Houston, Texas established in 1970. It teaches preschool to eighth grade and has grown from 14 students in its first year, to over 600 students today. Only 15% of current students are Greek Orthodox, down from 99% when the school started. Downtown Houston City nickname: Space City Official website: www. ... A nursery school is a school for the education of very young children (generally five years of age and younger). ... Greek Orthodox Church can refer to any of several hierarchical churches within the larger group of mutually recognizing Eastern Orthodox churches: the Orthodox Church of Constantinople, headed by the Patriarch of Constantinople, who is also the first among equals of the Eastern Orthodox Communion. ...


Despite opposition from local residents, a portion of Marshall St. that divided the AOS campus was condemned by the Houston city council and sold to the school in 1999.


References

  • Matt Schwartz, "City Council vote approves sale of Montrose tract to private school", Houston Chronicle, December 3, 1998.

The Houston Chronicle is a daily newspaper in Houston, Texas. ...

Other links

  • Official web site
  • AOS at Private School Review

 
 

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