FAQs

Is there a cost to attend Aristoi?

No. Aristoi Classical Academy is a publicly funded, tuition-free charter school.
 
 

Do we have to be in Katy ISD or CyFair to attend Aristoi Classical Academy?

No. Aristoi Classical Academy is its own independent district. We are able to accept students from the surrounding districts including, but not limited to: Aldine ISD, Alief ISD, Alvin ISD, Anahuac ISD, Anderson-Shiro CISD,  Angleton ISD, Barbers Hill ISD, Bellville ISD, Brazos ISD, Brazosport ISD, Brenham ISD, Burton ISD, Channelview ISD, Clear Creek ISD, Cleveland ISD, Columbia-Brazoria ISD, Columbus ISD, Crosby ISD, Cypress-Fairbanks ISD, Damon ISD, Danbury ISD, Dayton ISD, Deer Park ISD, Devers ISD, Dickinson ISD, East Chambers ISD, Fort Bend ISD, Friendswood ISD, Galena Park ISD, Galveston ISD, Giddings ISD, Goose Creek CISD, Hallettsville ISD, Hardin ISD, Hempstead ISD, Hitchcock ISD, Houston ISD, Huffman ISD, Hull-Daisetta ISD, Humble ISD, Iola ISD, Katy ISD,  Klein ISD, La Porte ISD, Lamar CISD, Liberty ISD, Madisonville CISD, Navasota ISD, Needville ISD, Pasadena ISD, Pearland ISD, Rice ISD, Richards ISD, Royal ISD, Santa Fe ISD, Sealy ISD, Sheldon ISD, Spring Branch ISD, Spring ISD, Stafford MSD, Sweeny ISD, Tarkington ISD, Texas City ISD, Tomball ISD, Waller ISD, and Weimar ISD.
 

What are the student school hours?

Katy Campus:
  • Elementary School: Kindergarten - 4th grade on the Katy Elementary Campus is from 7:45 am to 3:00 pm
  • Upper School: 5th - 12th grade is from 8:00 am to 3:15 pm.
 
Cypress Campus:
  • Elementary School: Kindergarten - 4th grade is from 8:00 am to 3:15 pm.
 

What are the class sizes?

All homeroom classes are limited to 22 students in Kindergarten - 2nd grade and 25 students in 3rd-12th grade classes. Most PE classes will have more than 22 students. 
 
 

Are there uniforms or a dress code?

Yes. For more details about the Aristoi dress code, please click Policies & Procedures for a comprehensive review.
 
 

Do you serve lunch at school?

Yes. We are part of the federal lunch program. We serve both hot breakfast and lunch. Free and reduced meals are available to those who qualify.
 
 

Do you provide transportation?

No. Parents must either provide transportation for their children or use a daycare, which provides transportation.
 
At the Katy Elementary Campus, no child may be dropped off before 7:20 AM and all children must be picked up before 3:45 PM. At the Katy Upper School Campus, no child may be dropped off before 7:30 AM and all children must be picked up before 3:45 PM.  At the Cypress Elementary Campus, no child may be dropped off before 7:35 AM and all children must be picked up before 4:00 PM.
 
 

Do you provide BEFORE school care?

Yes.
 
The Katy campus begins Before School care with drop off starting at 6:45 AM; for the Elementary - Cypress, Before School care begins at 6:30 AM. 
 
 

Do you provide AFTER school care?

Yes.
  • Katy: Aristoi has partnered with the YMCA to offer an after school program from dismissal to 6:00 PM.  For program details and registration, please contact the YMCA directly at 281-665-1213 or email Chris Yarneau.
  • Cypress: The YMCA is providing After School care for our Cypress campus.  Students must be picked up by 6:00 PM.  Please email afterschool@ymcahouston.org to register.
 

My child was expelled from school. May I enroll him at Aristoi Classical Academy?

No. Our charter states: "Students with a documented history of discipline problems from their previous campus or from the juvenile justice system will be excluded from enrolling in Aristoi Classical Academy."