The History of Welch Middle School

  • Welch Middle School was opened in the Braes Oaks District, nestled in the Southwest Side of Houston, TX in May, 1979.  Welch has always been a Magnet school for fine arts, lifetime sports, gymnastics, and dance students.  Our Magnet Academy of Sports Medicine and Fine Arts program has hosted some of Houston's top students and we have some of the world's most famous alumni:
    • Beyonce Knowles - Singer, Actress, and Producer,
    • Kelly Rowland - Singer, Actress, and
    • Lauren Anderson - World Famous Ballerina.
    At Welch Middle School we have "High Expectations for Teaching and Learning with a Focus on Achieving"!  Some of our academic offerings include:
    • Pre-AP / GT Classes
    • High School Credit Classes:  Algebra, IPC, Technology
    • "The Leader in Me" program
    • AVID program
    Our primary mission is to provide student’s with:
    • Exceptional educational opportunities,
    • 21st Century technology and critical thinking skills, and
    • Tools for productivity in a culturally diverse society with the ability to meet the academic and social challenges needed for COLLEGE SUCCESS.