AOS adds a grade level each year, carefully creating challenging curricula while preserving the atmosphere of love and family.
AOS took its first step toward growth beyond the church facilities by opening the Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Early Childhood Development Center.
AOS gains accreditation into the prestigious Independent Schools Association of the Southwest.
AOS becomes independently incorporated keeping an active affiliation with the church.
AOS applicant pool triples.
AOS launches the "Breaking New Ground . . . Building on Excellence" Capital Campaign. Parents, friends and Houston area foundations contribute over $5 million.
AOS starts a middle school.
AOS kindergarten through fourth grade students occupy the new Katherine E. Veletsos Lower School building.
The Steve G. Caloudas Activity Center is completed to accommodate athletic activities and school performances. Parents and friends once again exceed the $800,000 goal and raise over $1 million making this long-awaited dream a reality.
Founding Head Katherine Veletsos retires. Mark Kelly is named Head of School.
After a successful capital campaign AOS opens its new 64,000 square foot main building, renovates the lower school, and adds a new athletic field.
Launched a Teacher Excellence Program to attract and retain the best faculty.
A running track is added through the support of the Parent-Teacher Club and Dads Club. AOS also begins additional strategic land acquisitions for future development.
Strategic plan completed by the AOS community providing a guide for the school into the future.
AOS purchases land to complete the AOS campus footprint of two city blocks.
AOS celebrates 40 years of educational excellence.
The AOS launches the “Play it Forward” Campaign in March 2011. The capital campaign goal of $4.3 million provides $4.2 million to secure access to permanent playing fields for AOS and $100,000 for master planning of the main AOS campus. AOS exceeds its campaign goal in December 2011.
AOS joins GWUASA (Greater West University Area Sports Association), in partnership with Houston Express Soccer Club, West University Little League, and West University Softball Association. Through this partnership, AOS will now have home athletic fields at McGovern Park in the Braes Heights area.