A 2020 guide to private schools in northwest Houston

Concordia Lutheran High School is located on Main Street in Tomball. (Courtesy Concordia Lutheran High School)
Concordia Lutheran High School is located on Main Street in Tomball. (Courtesy Concordia Lutheran High School)

Concordia Lutheran High School is located on Main Street in Tomball. (Courtesy Concordia Lutheran High School)

Private schools around Cy-Fair offer a variety of specialized instruction, from different religious affiliations to various types of curriculum. This guide features primary, middle and high schools.

1. The Banff School

13726 Cutten Road, Houston

281-444-9326, www.banffschool.org

Grades served: pre-K-12


Current enrollment: 175

Extracurricular activities: academic competitions, art, athletics, honor societies, mentoring program, musical theater, piano classes, student council

Tuition: $8,891-$14,601 annually

2. Christ the Redeemer Catholic School

11511 Huffmeister Road, Houston

281-469-8440, www.ctrschool.com

Grades served: pre-K-8

Religious orientation: Catholic

Current enrollment: 417

Extracurricular activities: American Heritage Girls, Adoration Club, BlitzKidz Chess Program, Bricks4Kidz, Boy Scouts, Camp Invention, choir, Coder Kids, Cub Scouts, drama club, Mad Science, private music lessons, Soldier for Christ Martial Arts, student council

Tuition: $7,800 (pre-K and kindergarten), $7,700 (grades 1-8) annually

3. Concordia Lutheran High School

700 E. Main St., Tomball

281-351-2547, www.clhs-tx.org

Grades served: 9-12

Religious orientation: Lutheran

Current enrollment: 565

Extracurricular activities: academic competitions, agriculture program, band, basketball, cheerleading, choir, drama, football, golf, lacrosse, multimedia classes, orchestra, swim, tennis, track, volleyball

Tuition: $14,100-$15,060 annually

4. The Connection School of Houston

15815 House & Hahl Road, Cypress

832-544-6031

www.theconnectionschool.org

Grades served: K-12

Religious orientation: Christian

Current enrollment: 215

Extracurricular activities: 4-H Club, art, athletics, foreign language, music, National Honor Society, STEM programs, student council, theater

Tuition: $8,250-$9,750 annually

5. Covenant Academy

11711 Telge Road, Cypress

281-373-2233, www.covenantcypress.org

Grades served: pre-K-12

Religious orientation: Christian

Current enrollment: 145

Extracurricular activities: art, athletics, band, chess, choir, drama, dance

Tuition: $8,635-$12,335 annually

6. Cypress Christian School

11123 Cypress North Houston Road, Houston

281-469-7745, www.cypresschristian.org

Grades served: K-12

Religious orientation: Christian

Current enrollment: 651

Extracurricular activities: AP Capstone School, art I, art II, art III, AP art, art photography, athletic weight training, audio/visual production, broadcast journalism, choir, college preparation practicum, digital media, drama, advanced drama, drumline, elementary and high school athletics, journalism, AP music history, photography, principles of engineering, robotics, STEM lab, theater arts

Tuition: $11,300-$16,800 annually

7. Epiphany Lutheran School

14423 West Road, Houston

713-896-1843, www.epiphanylutheranschool.org

Grades served: 18 months-8

Religious orientation: Lutheran Missouri Synod

Current enrollment: 160

Extracurricular activities: art, athletics, band, choir, martial arts, piano, Spanish

Tuition: $7,700 annually

8. Grace Christian Academy

1208 Penick Road, Waller

936-372-0901, www.gcacrusader.com

Grades served: early childhood-12

Religious orientation: Christian

Current enrollment: 24

Extracurricular activities: N/A

Tuition: Call for tuition

9. Houston Christian High School

2700 W. Sam Houston Parkway N., Houston

713-580-6000, www.houstonchristian.org

Grades served: 9-12

Religious orientation: Christian

Current enrollment: 450

Extracurricular activities: band, baseball, basketball, cheerleading, choir, cross country, dance, drill team, field hockey, football, golf, lacrosse, orchestra, soccer, softball, swimming, theater

Tuition: $25,510 annually

10. Kardia Christian Academy

10555 Spring Cypress Road, Houston

281-378-4050, www.kardiachristianacademy.org

Grades served: Developing kinder-6

Religious orientation: Christian

Current enrollment: 75

Extracurricular activities: art club, athletics, before- and after-school care, Bricks4Kidz, dance, Private Schools Interscholastic Association

Tuition: $6,600 annually

11. Rosehill Christian School

19830 FM 2920, Tomball

281-351-8114, www.rcseagles.org

Grades served: pre-K-12

Religious orientation: Christian

Current enrollment: 427

Extracurricular activities: 4-H Club, band, baseball, basketball, choir, drama, golf, football, track and field, volleyball

Tuition: $5,665-$10,150 (pre-K), $12,115-$15,940 (K-12) annually

12. Salem Lutheran School

22601 Lutheran Church Road, Tomball

281-351-8223, www.salemlutheran.com

Grades served: early childhood, pre-K-8

Religious orientation: Lutheran

Current enrollment: 525

Extracurricular activities: art, baseball, basketball, chess, cross country, football, golf, music, soccer, track

Tuition: $10,800 annually

13. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School

6646 Addicks Satsuma Road, Houston

281-463-1444, www.seascs.org

Grades served: pre-K-8

Religious orientation: Catholic

Current enrollment: 225

Extracurricular activities: art, athletics, chess, dance, Mad Science, student council

Tuition: $9,107 annually

14. Texas Christian School

17810 Kieth Harrow Blvd., Houston

281-550-6060, www.texaschristianschool.org

Grades served: infants-12

Religious orientation: Christian

Current enrollment: 200+

Extracurricular activities: academic competitions, baseball, basketball, cheerleading, football, soccer, softball, student council, tennis, track, volleyball

Tuition: Call for tuition

Note: Tuition fees are from the 2019-20 school year and are subject to change. Registration for most area schools begins in January or February.
By Danica Lloyd

Editor, Cy-Fair

Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in 2016. As editor, she continues to cover local government, education, health care, real estate, development, business and transportation in Cy-Fair. Her experience prior to CI includes studying at the Washington Journalism Center and interning at a startup incubator in D.C., serving as editor-in-chief of Union University's student magazine and online newspaper, reporting for The Jackson Sun and freelancing for other publications in Arkansas and Tennessee.



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