Harmony Public Schools

Local Teachers Will Get To Keep Expired Federal Covid-19 Benefits After School Board Votes To Pick Up Where Government Left Off

‘The Harmony board felt this action was not only an important thing to do, but the right thing to do for our staff and their families,’ Harmony CEO Fatih Ay said. On the first school day after important federal workplace safeguards expired for millions of Americans, the Harmony Public Schools Executive Board voted to independently provide the much-needed benefits to its 4,000+ employees. The benefits previously were part of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), a federal program which provided American workers a […]

Local Teachers Receive $250 Holiday Bonus From Harmony Public Schools

‘Each day, we see how hard our teachers and other team members work to provide our students an extraordinary school experience. With each new obstacle this year, they have again and again risen to face the challenge and make sure our students keep moving forward.’ Local teachers and other school staff members at Harmony Public Schools found out Monday they will be receiving an extra holiday surprise after the HPS Executive Board unanimously approved a $250 bonus […]

Local Teachers Receive $250 Holiday Bonus From Harmony Public Schools

‘Each day, we see how hard our teachers and other team members work to provide our students an extraordinary school experience. With each new obstacle this year, they have again and again risen to face the challenge and make sure our students keep moving forward.’ [STATEWIDE] – Local teachers and other school staff members at Harmony Public Schools found out Monday they will be receiving an extra holiday surprise after the HPS Executive Board unanimously approved a […]

Houston Student is Accepted to Yale University as part of QuestBridge Match Program

Hard work and determination have paid off for Harmony Science Academy – Houston senior Joelly Cortes who is now going to Yale University as part of QuestBridge’s Match Scholarship program. She will receive a four-year scholarship, which will cover the full cost of attendance, including tuition, room and board, and additional expenses for four years, to one of the nation’s top colleges. Cortes has displayed strong academic achievement; high test scores on the SAT or ACT; financial […]

Harmony Public Schools Begins Open Enrollment for 2021-2022 School Year

Harmony Public Schools is a free, open enrollment public charter school serving families in 23 communities across Texas Harmony Public Schools, the largest STEM-focused charter public school network in Texas, is now accepting open enrollment applications for the 2021-2022 school year. Harmony offers a free public education with special emphasis on Project-Based STEM Learning, College Prep, Career Readiness, and Character Education to PreK-12 students at 58 campuses statewide. In 2019-2020, Harmony Public Schools received 23 “A” District and […]

Harmony Public Schools Launch Esports Program

Harmony Public Schools has launched an Esports program to keep students actively engaged and involved in extracurricular activities during the COVID pandemic. Maintaining safe social distancing activities that will enrich the lives of our students is a top priority for Harmony Public Schools.  Esports are competitive online multiplayer games where students can engage in social and emotional learning and acquire 21st century skills. The students in the Esports programs are using video games and game development […]

Harmony Public Schools Re-opens to Limited In-Person Learning 

A limited amount of students are back in classrooms at Harmony Public Schools across the Greater Houston area. Students are returning to class on a staggering schedule through different stages. Currently, HPS is in Stage 3 meaning 60 to 120 high-need students (SPED, ELL, and students in primary grades) are inside school buildings for in-person learning. Stage 4 will go into effect on Oct. 12 where all students who’ve opted for in-person learning will return to campuses. The […]

Harmony Public Schools awarded $27.8 million grant from U.S. Department of Education for campus leadership program

OE also recently awarded Harmony grants of $30 million (2012), $26.7 million (2016) and $8 million (2018) On the eve of National Principals Month, the U.S. Department of Education on Wednesday awarded a $27.8 million Teacher and School Leader Incentive grant to Harmony Public Schools to train, equip, and retain top-level school leaders at its campuses across the state. This project will strengthen and evolve Harmony’s existing Human Capital Management System, developed through a previous Department of […]

Harmony Public Schools Campuses In Houston & Austin Rank Among Ten Best Local Schools Houston-Based Nonprofit Children @ Risk Releases Annual School Rankings

Harmony School of Innovation-Sugar Land and Harmony Science Academy-Pflugerville (Austin) were named among the ten-best high schools in their respective cities, according to rankings released today by Children @ Risk. HSA-Pflugerville (formerly HSA-North Austin) was the highest-rated Harmony campus overall, placing seventh among 62 Austin-area high schools. It is also the highest ranked Austin charter high school on the list. HSI-Sugar Land ranked eighth among 187 high schools surveyed. It, too, is the highest ranking […]