The Houston Medical Center is a go-to destination for quality teaching, extracurricular activities, college preparation, and overall education. There are multiple highly recognized public and private elementary, middle, and high schools. In addition, there are also esteemed colleges and universities. Many of the neighborhood’s public schools are ranked as the highest among all others in the state of Texas.
Roberts Elementary, Poe Elementary, Lamar High School, and Pershing Middle are among those well-rated schools zoned to the Texas Medical Center. The area also has a number of private institutions of early childhood, primary, and secondary education. A few of these include: Creative Minds Development Center, Beresford School, Diamond-A-Cat-A-Me, and Sheridan Montessori School. The most prominent universities are that of the Baylor College of Medicine, the University of Houston, Rice University, and the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.