Task and time management | Organization | Independence and agency | Digital literacy
Study skills | Collaboration | Digital citizenship | Creative problem solving
Leadership | Taking initiative | Global awareness | Critical thinking | Collaborative problem solving
Leadership | Creativity and innovation | Civics and global awareness | Adaptability | Decision making
Zero Hour is held before Advisory from 7:40-8:25 AM each day. Zero Hour expands our school day and broadens our ability to meet the varied needs of our students and families, providing advanced opportunities for our students who are ready for a challenge. We currently offer high school level Geometry, Advanced Art, and Musical Theater in Zero Hour.
The Middle School Program at St. Mark’s is designed to inspire learning and spark intellectual curiosity. Our high school preparatory curriculum supports the cultivation of knowledge, introducing experiential learning activities which aide in the development of critical thinking skills. Students are encouraged to take risks, look beyond personal fears, and passionately pursue their interests. Middle school students also participate in a robust electives program, advisory groups, Life 101, and rotation courses including art, music, religion, and physical education.
Service Learning and Character Building
All students participate in an Advisory, allowing them to discuss current adolescent topics, to emphasize our honor code, instill moral principles based on the Christian faith, to develop friendships with other students, and to complete outreach projects at school and in the community. St. Mark’s provides many service learning opportunities throughout the year for students to learn while giving to others. Middle School students also participate in Life 101, a safe place to talk about any issues that surround adolescents.
Opportunities for Excellence and Leadership
Our Middle School students are the leaders of our campus! Learn more about opportunities for excellence and leadership.
The athletics program for 5th through 8th grade students include girls volleyball, soccer, cross country, boys and girls basketball, swimming, track and field, baseball, golf, and tennis. St. Mark’s belongs to the Greater Houston Athletic Conference.