Houston Private School Guide 2019: K-12 schools, tuition, enrollment, deadlines

Parents have a variety of education options beyond the public school system. This guide includes a list of area private schools as well as information to help parents make the best decision for their children. Would you like to suggest a school to include in our guide next year? Leave us a suggestion in the comments or send an email to hrmnews@communityimpact.com.

Religious


Annunciation Orthodox School

Grades served: 3 years old to eighth grade

Application deadline: Dec. 15

Enrollment: 708

Tuition per academic year: $18,6100-21,870 (early childhood), $22,190-22,860 (Kindergarten-Grade 4), $25,190-25,950 (Grade 5-8)


Special programs/extra-curriculars: public speaking, social-emotional & wellness programs, rooftop garden, maker space, visual arts, performing arts, athletics, robotics, coding/design thinking

3600 Yoakum Blvd.

713-470-5600

www.aoshouston.org

Presbyterian School

Grades served: Pre-K from 3 years old to eighth grade

Application deadline: Jan. 6, 2020

Enrollment: 600

Tuition per academic year: $16,590-$25,195

Special programs/extracurriculars: iPad program for third to eighth grades, no-cut policy for sixth-eighth grades (34 teams), class trips for fifth-eighth grades, choir, Odyssey of the Mind teams, service projects

40 Oakdale St., Houston

713-520-0284

www.pshouston.org

River Oaks Baptist School

Grades served: Pre-K from 2 years old to eighth grade

Application deadline: Nov. 1 (preschool); Dec. 1 (lower school and middle school)

Enrollment: 875

Tuition per academic year: $5,280-$20,785 (preschool); $21,605 (lower school); $23,925-$26,900 (middle school)

Special programs/extra-curriculars: Mandarin, golf, 3D printing, ballet, jazz, musical theater, soccer, basketball, gymnastics, Tae Kwon Do, public speaking, chess

2300 Willowick Road, Houston

713-623-6938

www.robs.org

St. Anne’s Catholic School

Grades served: Pre-K from 3 years old to eighth grade

Application deadline: Feb. 1, 2020

Enrollment: 500

Tuition per academic year: $10,000

Special programs/extracurriculars: Religion, art, music, Spanish, technology

2120 Westheimer Road, Houston

713-526-3279

www.stannecs.org

St. Mark’s Episcopal School

Grades served: Pre-K from 2 years old to eighth grade

Application deadline: Jan. 1, 2020

Enrollment: 470

Tuition per academic year: $12,600 - $21,400

Special programs/extracurriculars: STEM/design thinking courses, athletics, after school clubs, extended care, summer programming

3816 Bellaire Blvd., Houston

713-667-7030

www.stmes.org

St. Nicholas School

Grades served: Infants to eighth grade

Application deadline: Year round

Enrollment: 100

Tuition per academic year: $13,520

(8 a.m.-4 p.m. school day)

Special programs/extracurriculars: Montessori lower school, classical curriculum with English, Spanish, French, and Latin; STEAM; chef-prepared meals; summer camp; chess, soccer, ballet and martial arts

3511A Linkwood Drive, Houston

713-791-9977

www.snschools.com

St. Stephen’s Episcopal School

Grades served: 15 months old to eighth grade

Application deadline: priority deadline Feb. 17, 2020

Enrollment: 218

Tuition per academic year: $16,000-$23,400 (varies by grade level, full or

half day

Special programs/extracurriculars: Da Vinci Maker Space, theater, film, student council, soccer, basketball, chess

1800 Sul Ross St., Houston

713-821-9100

www.ststephenshouston.org

Saint Thomas’ Episcopal School

Grades served: K-12

Application deadline: Jan. 15, 2020

Enrollment: 600

Tuition per academic year: $15,800 to $19,900 (varies by grade level)

Special programs/extracurriculars: Soccer, choir, swimming, cross country, orchestra, theatre and yearbook; Scottish Arts program includes Highland dance, bag-piping and drumming

4900 Jackwood St., Houston

713-666-3111

www.stes.org

St. Thomas More Parish School

Grades served: Pre-K from 3 years old to eighth grade

Application deadline: Feb. 14, 2020

Enrollment: 387

Tuition per academic year: $9,077-$10,821 (varies by grade level)

Special programs/extracurriculars: athletics, band, art club, chess club, debate club, STREAM (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts, Math)

5927 Wigton Drive, Houston

713-729-3434

www.stthomasmore-school.org

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School

Grades served: Pre-K to eighth grade

Application deadline: Jan. 15, 2020

Enrollment: 505

Tuition per academic year: $9,180Special programs/extracurriculars: STEM-certified by the National Institute for STEM Education (the first school in Houston and the first Catholic school in the nation to do so), 2016 National Blue Ribbon School, all major sports, fine arts, band, choir, bell choir and drumline

6802 Buffalo Speedway, Houston

713-666-2345

www.saintvincentschool.org

Veritas Christian Academy

Grades served: Pre-K from 3 years old through eighth grade

Application deadline: Jan. 17, 2020 (Round 1); March 31, 2020 (Round 2); rolling basis after

Enrollment: 198

Tuition per academic year: $8,900-$13,500

(varies by grade level)

Special programs/extracurriculars: small class sizes; middle school travel-education program, middle school interscholastic sports, student council, National Elementary Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, International Thespian Society, Great Books Program, Veritas Conservatory of Music

7000 Ferris St., Bellaire

713-773-9605

www.veritasca.org

Montessori/nonsectarian


The Fay School

Grades served: Pre-K from 3 years old to fifth grade

Application deadline: Jan. 31, 2020, rolling admissions after that date

Enrollment: 285

Tuition per academic year: $15,907-$25,769

Special programs/extracurriculars: Outdoor education, leadership development, early day and extended day programming, music, art, makerspace/engineering, library, physical education, Spanish

105 N. Post Oak Lane, Houston

713-681-8300

www.thefayschool.org

Montessori Learning Institute

Grades served: 3 months old to eighth grade

Application deadline: open

Enrollment: 110

Tuition per academic year: $10,000-$12,000

Special programs/extracurriculars: Music, Spanish, computer/coding, physical education, chess, ballet, soccer (extra cost)

5701 Beechnut St., Houston

713-771-5600

www.montessorilearninginstitute.com

The Post Oak School

Grades served: 14 months old through 12th grade

Application deadline: priority admission Jan. 10, 2020

Enrollment: 514

Tuition per academic year: Starts at $17,821 (depends on grade level)

Special programs/extracurriculars: internships, travel, Model United Nations, sports, arts

Preschool to sixth grade:

4600 Bissonnet St., Bellaire

713-661-6688

Middle and high school:

1010 Autrey St., Houston

832-538-1988

www.postoakschool.org

Other private schools


Avondale House

Grades served: Pre-K to 12th grade

Application deadline: Open enrollment/no deadline

Enrollment: 75

Tuition per academic year: $33,000

Special programs/extracurriculars: Specialized school for students with moderate to severe autism; applied behavior analysis in a classroom setting with a 1-3 teacher-student ratio; extended school year

737 Omeara Drive, Houston

713-993-9544

www.avondalehouse.org

The Joy School

Grades served: Kindergarten to eighth grade

Application deadline: Rolling basis

Enrollment: 150

Tuition per academic year: $40,000

Special programs/extracurriculars: Caters to learning differences and learning disabilities

1 Chelsea Blvd., Houston

713-523-0660

www.thejoyschool.org
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