Houston Private School Guide 2020: Research K-12 school options in and near the Loop

The Post Oak School offers two campuses inside the Loop. (Courtesy The Post Oak School)
The Post Oak School offers two campuses inside the Loop. (Courtesy The Post Oak School)

The Post Oak School offers two campuses inside the Loop. (Courtesy The Post Oak School)

View some of the private education options that are available in and around Houston's Inner Loop.

Religion based

Annunciation Orthodox School

3600 Yoakum Blvd., Houston

713-470-5600


www.aoshouston.org

Ages/grades: pre-K through eighth grade

Type: Orthodox Christian

Application deadline: Dec. 18

Enrollment: 705

Tuition: $19,450-$27,110

Special programs: athletics, fine arts, chapel, social-emotional curriculum, public speaking

Becker School

1500 Sunset Blvd., Houston

713-535-6400

www.emanuelhouston.org/beckerschool

Ages/grades: toddlers through kindergarten

Type: Jewish

Application deadline: applications accepted year round; enrollment begins February 2021

Enrollment: 100

Tuition: varies per days and hours attending

Special programs: music, library, arts, outdoor play and gardening

Beth Yeshurun Day School

4525 Beechnut St., Houston

713-666-1884

www.byds.org

Ages/grades: infant-5 years old

Type: Jewish

Application deadline: January 2021

Enrollment: 328

Tuition: $7,040-$14,765

Special programs: J-STEAM, art, Spanish, music

Shlenker School

5600 N. Braeswood Blvd., Houston

713-270-6127

www.theshlenkerschool.org

Ages/grades: 15 months-fifth grade

Type: Jewish

Application deadline: Feb. 26, 2021

Enrollment: 300

Tuition: $8,000-$21,000

Special programs: Extended Day, early birds, summer camps, afternoon adventures, and after-school academy

St. Anne Catholic School2120 Westheimer Road, Houston

713-526-3279

www.stannecs.org

Ages/grades: pre-K from 3 years old through eighth grade

Type: Catholic

Application deadline: Feb. 1, 2021

Enrollment: 500

Tuition (per academic year): $10,735-$11,250

Special programs: cheerleading, track, cross-country, basketball and soccer for sixth to eighth grade

St. Nicholas School

3511A Linkwood Drive, Houston

713-791-9977

www.saintnicholas.school

Ages/grades: Pre-K through eighth grade

Type: Anglican

Application deadline: Year-round

Enrollment: 100

Tuition per academic year: $15,540

Special programs: Classical curriculum: Latin, French, and Spanish; Singapore Mathematics and Science; soccer, tennis, basketball

St. Stephen’s Episcopal School

1800 Sul Ross St., Houston

713-821-9100

http://school.ststephenshouston.org

Ages/grades: 15 months through eighth grade

Type: Episcopal

Application deadline: Rolling

Enrollment: 150

Tuition: $12,500-$23,400

Special programs: The da Vinci Lab for Creative Arts and Sciences, visual art, music, film, theater

St. Theresa Catholic School

6500 Durford St., Houston

346-335-1700

www.sttheresaschool.cc

Ages/grades: pre-K from 3 years old through eighth grade

Type: Catholic

Application deadline: Jan. 29, 2021 for first-round decisions

Enrollment: 317

Tuition: $9,900-$10,700

Special programs: sports, theater, speech/debate, mock trial, liturgical ministry

Saint Thomas’ Episcopal School

4900 Jackwood St., Houston

713-666-3111

www.stes.org

Ages/grades: Pre-K through 12th grade

Application deadline: Jan. 15, 2021 (priority application deadline)

Type: Episcopal

Enrollment: 535

Tuition per academic year: $16,715-$21,060

Special programs: Scottish Arts program, swimming, cross country, orchestra, choir and yearbook

St. Thomas High School

4500 Memorial Drive, Houston

713-864-6348

www.ehshouston.org

Ages/grades: ninth-12th grade

Type: Catholic

Application deadline: Jan. 15, 2021

Enrollment: 620

Tuition: $19,720

Special programs: Campus Ministry/faith formation, STEAM, Model United Nations, National Honor Society, instrumental music, chess, speech/debate

St. Thomas More Parish School

5927 Wigton Drive, Houston

713-729-3434

www.stthomasmore-school.org

Ages/grades: Pre-K through 8th grade

Type: Catholic

Application deadline: Nov. 1-Jan. 29, 2021

Enrollment: 330

Tuition (per academic year): $7,860-$11,035

Special programs: academic competitions, Jr. Beta Club, speech teams, robotics club, band, cheerleading

St. Vincent De Paul

6802 Buffalo Speedway, Houston

713-666-2345

www.saintvincentschool.org

Ages/grades: Pre-K from 4 years old through eighth grade

Type: Catholic

Application deadline: Jan. 14, 2021

Enrollment: 505

Tuition: $9,800-$10,970

Special programs: advanced academics, religion, service, athletics, fine arts

Veritas Christian Academy

7000 Ferris St., Bellaire

713-773-9605

www.veritasca.org

Ages/grades: Pre-K from 3 years old through eighth grade

Type: Christian

Application deadline: Jan. 15, 2021; rolling basis after

Enrollment: 206

Tuition: $8,900-$13,900

Special Programs: STEAM, Cultural Expeditions program, sports, fine arts, Great Books program

Westbury Christian

10420 Hillcroft St., Houston

713-551-8100

www.westburychristian.org

Ages/grades: Pre-K from 3 years old through 12th grade

Type: Christian

Application deadline: Oct. 15; first-round decisions Feb. 28, 2021; second-round decisions March 27, 2021

Enrollment: 350

Tuition: Varies by grade

Special programs: middle/high school athletics, comprehensive fine arts programs/courses, Advanced Placement program with 15+ AP courses, robotics and STEM, clubs, and competitions, social-emotional learning program

Montessori

St. Catherine’s Montessori

9821 Timberside Drive, Houston

713-665-2195

www.stcathmont.org

Ages/grades: 14 months through 12th grade

Application deadline: Jan. 15, 2021; rolling after that date

Enrollment: 245

Tuition: $14,191

Special programs: AMI Montessori; environmental focus; 2020 inaugural high school class awarded $1.1 M in scholarships and accepted to 17 applied colleges; K-12 LEEDS certified building, Catechesis of the Good Shepherd religious curriculum

The Fay School

105 N. Post Oak Lane, Houston

713-681-8300

www.thefayschool.org

Ages/grades: Pre-K from 3 years old through fifth grade

Application deadline: Jan. 20, 2021 for first-round application consideration; rolling admission available after

Enrollment: 260

Tuition (per academic year): $21,900-$26,900

Special programs: outdoor education, leadership development, extended day, makerspace/engineering

Montessori Learning Institute

5701 Beechnut St., Houston

713-771-5600

www.montessorilearninginstitute.com

Ages/grades: 3 months through eighth grade

Application deadline: March 31, 2021

Enrollment: 110

Tuition: Nursery (3 months-1 year): $1,285 monthly; Toddlers (1-3): $1,065 monthly; Primary (3-6):$1,075 monthly; Elementary (first to fifth grade):$ 1,105 monthly; Middle class: (sixth to eighth grade): $1,315 monthly

Special programs: Spanish, music, computer, physical education, fine arts to ages 6-14

The Post Oak School

Early childhood through elementary campus: 4600 Bissonnet St., Bellaire

713-661-6688

Middle and high school campus: 1010 Autrey St., Houston

832-538-1988

www.postoakschool.org

Ages/grades: 14 months through 12th grade

Application deadline: Jan. 8, 2021 (priority admission)

Enrollment: 479

Tuition: $18,445-$33,292

Special programs: volleyball, basketball, Mad about Hoops, flag football, Montessori Model United Nations