What grade levels does CTL offer?

We currently offer PreK through Grade 10 with plans to add a grade each year through 12th grade. 


What are the class sizes?

PreK & K: 10 students each

Grade 1-2 Multiage: 20 students

Grade 3-4 Multiage: 20 students

Grade 5-6 Multiage: 20 students

Grade 7-8 Multiage: 20 students

Grade 9: 20 students

Grade 10: 20 students

What are the school hours?

7:55 am to 3:05 pm Monday through Thursday 

7:55 am to 1:05 pm Friday


On Friday afternoons, CTL teachers engage in professional development from 1:30 to 3:30.

Do you offer before and after school care?

Yes, care is offered before school from 7:00 to 7:35 at a rate of $5 a day and after school from 3:15 to 4:15 pm Monday through Thursday and 1:15 to 3:15 pm Friday at an hourly rate of $10.

Is the school’s physical location changing?

In the fall of 2021, CTL will move into a new building on our property at:

25902 Glen Loch, The Woodlands, TX 77380.

When can I visit the school?

Parents are welcomed to attend an open house for a visit or email Dr. Linda Ellis at lellis@centerforteachingandlearning.com to schedule a private tour.

When is the deadline to apply for the 2020-21 school year?

We have open enrollment throughout the year until a grade reaches it's cap. After the cap is reached, students can still register and be put on a wait list for the next available spot.

How many students attend CTL?

We currently have approximately 100 students. Next year we will accept a maximum of 140 students.

Is there a dress code?

CTL students do not wear uniforms. Students' dress and grooming should be neat and appropriate for their age group and school activities. Clothing should be modest in appearance at all times. Hair should be clean and neatly groomed and should not cover the eyes or be colored or styled in any way that is distracting to the learning environment. Students receive a CTL t-shirt to wear on Fridays, on field trips and on other special events. Students bring indoor footwear to change into prior to entering their classrooms and must wear athletic shoes during all physical education activities.

Do you provide meals?

Meals are not provided at this time.  Students bring their own packed lunch and snacks Monday through Thursday. On Fridays CTL provides students with the option to purchase a lunch from a local restaurant. 

Is there school bus service?

There is no school bus service provided at this time.

Do you accept students with special needs?

CTL is a small, non-profit school without the financial resources to provide a special education teacher and separate program for children who may require such services.

What standardized tests will my child take?

We currently administer the Stanford 10 once a year in the spring to grades 3-9.

Can a student who isn’t proficient in English still attend CTL?

Yes, they can! Non-English speaking students will receive support to fully participate in class and engage with the content of their courses.  We do not offer separate English as a Second Language classes but every effort will be made to help the student gain grade level English proficiency.

What languages can my child learn?

We currently offer Spanish instruction during the school day, Monday through Thursday, for Grades PreK, K, 1-2 and  Grade 9 with plans to expand to other grades in the future. 

What extra curricular activities are offered?

CTL offers a variety of after-school activities that vary by age and student interest including American Robotics, Soccer, Yoga, Tennis, Golf, Martial Arts, Drama Kids, Nutty Scientist, Play It Right Music School, and Young Rembrandts. 


On Fridays K-8 students participate in a club of their choice during the school day including drama, paper airplanes, construction (legos, etc.), art, nature, cooking, coding, and yearbook. 

When are the school holidays?

Please see the school calendar for details on school holiday schedule.

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