Private Elementary School & Preschool Specializing in Children 18 Months to 5th Grade


Yorkshire Academy’s West Houston/Memorial private school location attracts families not only from all around Houston, but from all over the world.


Since 1984, Yorkshire Academy’s blend of academic and enrichment classes have created students filled with a passion for learning and a spirit that embraces the world around them.

Yorkshire Academy's Ocean Guardian School
Houston’s First Ocean Guardian School

Afterschool & Summer

We believe that extracurricular programs are essential to the learning process.

Yorkshire Academy’s afterschool and summer programs are open to everyone in the West Houston/Memorial area.

Our programs offer dozens of opportunities, including chess, robotics, dance, soccer, and much more.

Announcing our Fall 2022 Afterschool Program. Download flyer and enroll.

The Little School that’s Making a Big Impact

Experience Yorkshire

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Words We Live By

  • Open House at Yorkshire AcademyOpen House
    January 26, 2023, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
  • Open House Coffee at Yorkshire AcademyOpen House Coffee 
    January 27, 2023, 10:00–11:00 a.m.

Blog & Podcasts

Ask a Veterinarian

Dr. Anne Tjonneland, a veterinarian and Yorkshire Academy mom, helps us understand what it’s like to be a veterinarian and how we can best take care of our own beloved pets.

The Tale of Yorkshire Academy—Part 1

Shirley Swinbank, Yorkshire Academy’s Founder and Executive Director takes us back to 1984 when she turned her dream of owning her own school into a reality and brings us to where we are today.

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