2017 Private School Guide

The John Cooper School

The John Cooper School

From an individualized curriculum to larger academies, The Woodlands area has many private school options. Here are some schools to choose from in The Woodlands, Shenandoah, Oak Ridge North, Spring and Tomball.


Frassati Catholic High School
22151 Frassati Way,
Spring • 832-616-3217
Grades: 9-12
Enrollment: 231
Extracurriculars: athletics, choir, National Honor Society, student council, student ambassadors
Tuition: $12,500 annually

St. Edward Catholic School 
2601 Spring Stuebner Road,
Spring • 281-353-4570
Grades: pre-K (age 3)-8
Enrollment: 386
Extracurricular activities: athletics, Monarchs with Merit, yearbook club, chess club, student council, service projects, academic competitions, spirit team, band, choir, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, National Junior Honor Society
Tuition: $6,270 annually with multistudent discounts


Center for Teaching & Learning
26131 Kuykendahl Road, Tomball
Grades: pre-K-8
Enrollment: 74
Extracurricular activities: robotics, yoga, fine arts
Tuition*: $11,600 (pre-K), $12,800 (K-8)
*Cost for the 2017-18 academic year

Concordia Lutheran High School
700 E. Main St.,
Tomball • 281-351-2547
Grades: 9-12
Enrollment: 586
Extracurricular activities: athletics, art, photography, foreign language lab, family and consumer services, band, choir
Tuition: $12,780 annually

Rosehill Christian School 
19830 FM 2920,
Tomball • 281-351-8114
Grades: pre-K-12
Enrollment: 490
Extracurricular activities: art, athletics, choir, drama, music, 4-H, debate, dual credit, National Honor Society
Tuition: $4,825-$14,175 annually

St. Anne’s Catholic School 
1111 S. Cherry St.,
Tomball • 281-351-0093
Grades: pre-K–8
Enrollment: 373
Extracurricular activities: athletics, choir, academic team, chess, Cub Scouts, geography bee, National Junior Honor Society, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo art projects, music lessons, spelling bee, band
Tuition: $6,500 annually

Salem Lutheran School 
22601 Lutheran Church Road,
Tomball • 281-351-8223
Grades: early childhood, K-8
Enrollment: 446
Extracurricular activities: athletics, Kingdom Kids after-school program, Tech Club, private music lessons, fine arts music program
Tuition: $9,400 annually for one student (K–8), $8,460 for subsequent students (K–8), $920 per month (infants), $880 per month (toddlers), $845 per month (2-year-olds), $805 per month (preschool and prekindergarten)

Step By Step Christian School
1119 S. Cherry St.,
Tomball • 281-351-2888
Grades: pre-K-8
Enrollment: 200
Extracurricular activities: cheerleading, chess, flag football, drama, Girl Scouts, outdoor games
Tuition: $5,280 annually (full-day kindergarten-eighth grade), $4,455 annually (kindergarten half days), $675-$825 per month (preschool)

The Woodlands area

Christ Community School
1488 Wellman Road,
Shenandoah • 936-321-6300
Grades: pre-K-7
Enrollment: 150
Extracurricular activities: Knights of Honor, after-school care, competitions through the Association of Christian Schools International, spelling bee, art festivals, speech meet, math Olympics, honors choir
Tuition: $3,500-$10,000 annually

Cunae International School
5655 Creekside Forest Drive,
The Woodlands • 281-516-3770
Grades: pre-K (age 4)-12
Enrollment: 90
Extracurricular activities: foreign language programs, violin, art, nature-based curriculum, languages, general (varies depending on the semester)
Tuition: $9,000-$19,500 annually

Espirit International School 
4890 W. Panther Creek Drive,
The Woodlands • 281-298-9200
Grades: pre-K-12
Enrollment: 170
Extracurricular activities: student council, community service programs, school newspaper, Camp Allen, running club, football, cheerleading, music, video game creation
Tuition: $5,130-$17,500 annually

Fusion Academy 
1201 Lake Woodlands Drive, Ste. 4000,
The Woodlands • 281-419-1436
Grades: 6-12
Enrollment: 37 full-time; 25 part-time
Extracurricular activities: N/A
Tuition: $3,125 per semester per class for high school students; $3,600 per semester per class for middle school students.

The John Cooper School 
1 John Cooper Drive,
The Woodlands • 281-367-0900
Grades: pre-K-12
Enrollment: 1,230
Extracurricular activities: tennis, chess, robotics, taekwondo, drama, aerial arts, Diversity Club, dance, math, science club, Future Scientists and Engineers of America Club, Science Fair Club, Interact Club, drama club, student council, yearbook, Habitat for Humanity and Empty Bowls outreach projects
Tuition: $19,980-$24,685 annually

Legacy Preparatory Christian Academy
9768 Research Forest Drive,
The Woodlands • 936-337-2000
Grades: pre-K-12
Enrollment: 375
Extracurricular activities: athletics, visual and performing arts, student council, National Honor and Junior Honor societies, school newspaper, praise band, karate, gardening
Tuition: $5,400-$9,700 annually, with
multistudent discounts

The Rubicon Academy 
14211 Horseshoe Bend,
The Woodlands • 936-273-9111
Grades: pre-K-8
Enrollment: 35
Included in curriculum: music, art, computer and science labs, science and technology expositions, academic competitions, foreign language
Tuition: $17,000 annually

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School 
7901 Bay Branch Drive,
The Woodlands • 281-296-0300
Grades: pre-K (age 3)-8
Enrollment: 491
Extracurricular activities: athletics, band, choir, dance and cheer team, theater, student council, National Junior Honor Society, quiz bowl, gardening club, community service projects
Tuition: $4,800–$7,400 annually

Sojourn Academy (Formerly Oak Ridge Christian Academy)
27420 Robinson Road,
Oak Ridge North • 281-298-5800
Grades: pre-K (age 1)-12
Enrollment: 141
Extracurricular activities: cross-country, track, tennis, golf, Lego Club, tumbling, chess, beta club, debate, yearbook, music, band, art, drama, Lewis/Tolkien elective
Tuition: $2,300-$6,000 (pre-K), $7,500 (K), $8,900 (1-12) annually

The Woodlands Christian Academy
5800 Academy Way,
The Woodlands • 936-273-2555
Grades: pre-K–4-12
Enrollment: 585
Extracurricular activities: athletics, art, foreign languages
Tuition: $12,395–$20,945 annually

The Woodlands Methodist School
2200 Lake Woodlands Drive,
The Woodlands • 281-882-8220
Grades: K-6
Enrollment: 240
Extracurricular activities: science enrichment, golf, soccer, basketball, flag football, cheerleading, cross-country, robotics, choir, chess, taekwondo, Spanish
Tuition: $9,468-$10,152 annually

The Woodlands Preparatory School
27440 Kuykendahl Road,
Tomball • 281-516-0600
Grades: pre-K-12
Enrollment: 200
Extracurricular activities: athletics, art, student council, fencing, gymnastics, National Honor Society, Science National Honor Society, animation, 3-D modeling academy
Tuition: $20,145-$24,390 annually

By Beth Marshall
Born and raised in Montgomery County, Beth Marshall graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2015 with a bachelor's degree in communication and a minor in business. Originally hired as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in 2016, she became editor of the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition in October 2017.