GUIDE: Private schools in Cedar Park, Leander

Summit Christian Academy teaches students from prekindergarten to 12th grade. (Courtesy Summit Christian Academy)
Summit Christian Academy teaches students from prekindergarten to 12th grade. (Courtesy Summit Christian Academy)

Summit Christian Academy teaches students from prekindergarten to 12th grade. (Courtesy Summit Christian Academy)

Private schools around Cedar Park and Leander offer a variety of specialized instruction, from different religious affiliations to various types of curriculum.

This guide features primary and middle schools with grade levels through eighth grade as well as high schools with grade levels through 12th grade.

Note: This list is noncomprehensive.



CEDAR PARK SCHOOLS


1. Cedar Park Montessori


  • Grades served: Pre-K-6th

  • Extracurricular activities: Arts, chess, music, dance, science and sports

  • Current enrollment: unavailable

  • Tuition: inquire for details

  • 400 E. Whitestone Blvd., Cedar Park. 512-259-8495. www.cedarparkmontessori.com


2. Guidepost Montessori at Brushy Creek


  • Grades served: Pre-K-Kindergarten

  • Extracurricular activities: Soccer Shots program, cooking class, robotics

  • Current enrollment: 157

  • Tuition: inquire for details

  • 3017 Polar Lane, Cedar Park. 512-259-3333. www.guidepostmontessori.com/brushy-creek


3. Lake Travis STEM Academy


  • Grades served: Kindergarten-12th

  • Extracurricular activities: Destination Imagination, Formula One, robotics, garden club, golf club

  • Current enrollment: 50

  • Tuition: $12,205-$13,905 annually (varies by grade)

  • 3315 El Salido Parkway, Cedar Park. 341-467-8361. www.ltstemacademy.org


4. Sapientia Montessori School


  • Grades served: Pre-K-6th

  • Extracurricular activities: Arts, chess, music, dance, science and sports

  • Current enrollment: unavailable

  • Tuition: inquire for details

  • 1220 Cottonwood Creek Trail, Cedar Park. 512-260-2261. www.sapientiamontessori.com


5. Summit Christian Academy


  • Grades served: Pre-K-12th

  • Religious orientation: nondenominational Christian

  • Extracurricular activities: Over 15 secondary sports teams including a state championship football team, AP and dual-credit courses

  • Current enrollment: 285

  • Tuition: $4,800-$12,137 annually on average (varies by grade)

  • 2121 Cypress Creek Road, Cedar Park. 512-250-1369. www.summiteagles.org


6. The Goddard School of Cedar Park


  • Grades served: Pre-K-1st

  • Extracurricular activities: Music classes, optional private lessons, chess, P.E., soccer, dance, robotics

  • Current enrollment: unavailable

  • Tuition: inquire for details

  • 1905 El Salido Parkway, Cedar Park. 512-258-5292. www.goddardschool.com/schools/tx/cedar-park/cedar-park


LEANDER SCHOOLS

7. Abacus School of Crystal Falls



  • Grades served: Infant-Kindergarten

  • Extracurricular activities: Dance, martial arts, piano, gymnastics, chess, soccer

  • Current enrollment: unavailable

  • Tuition: inquire for details

  • 1720 S. Bagdad Road, Leander. 512-806-7788. www.abacusschoolofaustin.com


8. Primrose School of Crystal Falls


  • Grades served: Pre-K-Kindergarten

  • Extracurricular activities: Soccer Shots program, Groovy Bus gymnastics, school-age after-school care

  • Current enrollment: about 200

  • Tuition: inquire for details

  • 1781 Osage Drive, Leander. 512-259-6900. www.primroseschools.com/schools/crystal-falls


9. Warriors Christian Academy


  • Grades served: Kindergarten-12th

  • Religious orientation: Christian

  • Extracurricular activities: Mixed martial arts, track, music, band, basketball, leadership training, intern program, trades training

  • Current enrollment: 70

  • Tuition: $8,305 annually

  • 1407 Raider Way, Leander. 512-774-5425. https://warriorschristianacademy.com


AUSTIN-AREA SCHOOLS

10. Abacus School of Austin



  • Grades served: Infant-Kindergarten

  • Extracurricular activities: Dance, martial arts, piano, gymnastics, chess, soccer

  • Current enrollment: unavailable

  • Tuition: inquire for details

  • 14115 Avery Ranch Blvd., Austin. 512-381-2200. www.abacusschoolofaustin.com


11. Hill Country Christian School of Austin


  • Grades served: Pre-K-12th

  • Religious orientation: Christian

  • Extracurricular activities: Robotics, beginner band, DECA, mission trip, International Thespian Society, Latin club, math club, music conservatory club, honor societies, student council, chess club, choir, pep squad, knight guard, safety patrol, sports, coding for kids, run club

  • Current enrollment: 600

  • Tuition: $3,532-$16,598 annually (varies by grade)

  • 12124 N. RM 620, Austin. 512-331-7036. www.hillcountrychristianschool.org


12. Holy Family Catholic School


  • Grades served: Pre-K-8th

  • Religious orientation: Catholic

  • Extracurricular activities: Choir, robotics, ballet, jazz, creative movement, Boy/Girl Scouts, one-act play, art classes

  • Current enrollment: 650

  • Tuition: $7,925

  • 9400 Neenah Ave., Austin. 512-246-4455. www.holyfamilycs.org


13. St. Dominic Savio Catholic School


  • Grades served: 9th-12th

  • Religious orientation: Catholic

  • Extracurricular activities: Over 50 clubs across a variety of areas including honor societies, competitive athletic teams, fine arts clubs, leadership opportunities, technology and foreign languages

  • Current enrollment: 402

  • Tuition: $13,084

  • 9300 Neenah Ave., Austin. 512-388-8846. www.saviochs.org

By Taylor Girtman

Reporter, Cedar Park and Leander

Taylor Girtman became the reporter for the Cedar Park-Leander edition in February 2020. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Florida.



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