A 2022 guide to private schools in The Woodlands area

The John Cooper School has an enrollment of 1,294. (Ally Bolender/ Community Impact Newspaper)
The John Cooper School has an enrollment of 1,294. (Ally Bolender/ Community Impact Newspaper)

The John Cooper School has an enrollment of 1,294. (Ally Bolender/ Community Impact Newspaper)

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The Woodlands Christian Academy has an enrollment of 688. (Ally Bolender/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Located on Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands Methodist School has an enrollment of 250. (Ally Bolender/Community Impact Newspaper)


Private schools around The Woodlands offer a variety of specialized instruction from different religious affiliations and 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. This list is noncomprehensive.

The Woodlands

1. Cunae International School

Grades served: pre-K-12


Extracurricular activities: none

Enrollment: 100

Tuition: $12,400-$22,000 annually

5655 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands

281-516-3770

www.doortomyschool.com

2. Discovery School of Innovation

Grades served: K-6 for 2022-2023, adding one grade level per year through grade 12

Extracurricular activities: art, Spanish, yoga, physical education, music, mandarin, robotics, technology

Enrollment: 20

Tuition: $13,500 for kindergarten, $15,500 for grades 1-6

6363 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands

281-939-8139

https://www.discoverysi.org

3. Esprit International School

Grades served: pre-K-12

Extracurricular activities: athletics, arts, rock band, theater, yearbook

Enrollment: 140

Tuition: $10,500-$21,000 annually

4266 Interfaith Way, The Woodlands

281-298-9200

www.espritinternationalschool.com

4. Focus Academy

Grades served: 5-12

Extracurricular activities: taekwondo, drama

Enrollment: 10

Tuition: $22,000

2408 Timberloch Place, Ste. D-3, The Woodlands

281-240-0663

www.focusacademyhouston.org

5. Fusion Academy The Woodlands

Grades served: 6-12

Extracurricular activities: languages, music, yoga

Enrollment: 40-50

Tuition: $41,888 annually (average)

1201 Lake Woodlands Drive, Ste. 4000, The Woodlands

281-419-1436

www.fusionacademy.com

6. The John Cooper School

Grades served: pre-K-12

Extracurricular activities: culinary, entrepreneurship, film, theater

Enrollment: 1,294

Tuition: $23,300-$28,790 annually

1 John Cooper Drive, The Woodlands

281-367-0900

www.johncooper.org

7. Legacy Preparatory Christian Academy

Grades served: pre-K-12

Religious orientation: Christian

Extracurricular activities: community service, music, robotics, sports, student council

Enrollment: 450

Tuition: $5,720-$10,290 annually

9768 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands

936-337-2000

www.legacypca.org

8. Paddington British School

Grades served: 12 months-second grade

Extracurricular activities: music and movement, science, Spanish, computer and robotics

Enrollment: not available

Tuition: call for information

2010 Sawdust Road, The Woodlands

281-292-0654

www.paddingtonbritishschool.com

9. St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School

Grades served: pre-K-8

Religious orientation: Catholic

Extracurricular activities: athletics, art club, cross-country, National Junior Honor Society, student council, running club, robotics club, quiz bowl, chess club, campus ministry

Enrollment: 485

Tuition: $8,580-$8,760 annually

7901 Bay Branch Drive, The Woodlands

281-296-0300

https://ap.school

10. Texas Autism Academy

Grades served: age 4-15

Extracurricular activities: art, music therapy, therapy dog

Enrollment: 31

Tuition: $22,000 annually

1009 Pruitt Road, The Woodlands

281-771-5348

www.texasautismacademy.org

11. The Woodlands Christian Academy

Grades served: pre-K-12

Religious orientation: Christian

Extracurricular activities: athletics, fine arts, sports

Enrollment: 688

Tuition: varies by grade level; visit website/admissions for more information

5800 Academy Way, The Woodlands

936-273-2555

www.twca.net

12. The Woodlands Methodist School

Grades served: pre-K-8

Religious orientation: Christian

Extracurricular activities: athletics, dance, golf, robotics, taekwondo, tennis, chess, arts

Enrollment: 250

Tuition: $9,450-$15,310 annually

2200 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands

281-822-8220

www.twmschool.org

13. The Woodlands Prep International School

Grades served: pre-K-12

Extracurricular activities: soccer

Enrollment: 200

Tuition: $15,870-$24,100 annually

27440 Kuykendahl Road, Tomball

281-516-0600

www.woodlandsprep.org

Conroe

14. The Grove Community School

Grades served: pre-K-7

Extracurricular activities: chess, art, soccer

Enrollment: 60

Tuition: $9,250-$17,600 annually

3305 Red Bird Lane, Conroe

281-706-2498

www.thegrovewoodlands.com

Magnolia

15. Extraordinary Education Center

Grades served: K-12

Religious orientation: Christian

Extracurricular activities: arts, music, shop, robotics

Enrollment: 160

Tuition: $40-$500/month

9522 Carraway Lane, Magnolia

281-652-5918

https://www.extraed.org

16. The Sherwood Academy

Grades served: pre-K-6

Extracurricular activities: N/A

Enrollment: 140

Tuition: $285-$1,250 annually

32810 Tamina Road, Magnolia

281-356-4970

www.thesherwoodacademy.com

Oak Ridge North

17. All Nations Community School

Grades served: pre-K-9

Religious orientation: Christian

Extracurricular activities: basketball, fine arts, gardening, music, theater, robotics, soccer, student council, track and field, volleyball, yearbook

Enrollment: 45

Tuition: $13,200 annually

27420 Robinson Road, Oak Ridge North

832-510-8311

www.allnationscs.org

18. Journey School for the Uniquely Gifted and Talented

Grades served: age 3-21

Extracurricular activities: inclusive robotics

Enrollment: 31

Tuition: $20,000 annually

27420 Robinson Road, Oak Ridge North

832-559-2309

www.journeyofajoyfullife.com/aboutjourneyschool

Spring

19. Frassati Catholic High School


Grades served: 9-12

Religious orientation: Catholic

Extracurricular activities: entrepreneurship, music, robotics, sports, theater

Enrollment: 263

Tuition: $16,700 annually

22151 Frassati Way, Spring

832-616-3217

www.frassaticatholic.org

Tomball

20. Center for Teaching & Learning


Grades served: pre-K-12

Extracurricular activities: N/A

Enrollment: 72

Tuition: $13,200 (pre-K), $14,350 (grades K-8), $14,500 (grades 9-11)

10431 Hufsmith Road, Tomball

832-474-8214

www.centerforteachingandlearning.com

21. Concordia Lutheran High School

Grades served: 9-12

Religious orientation: Christian (Lutheran theology instruction)

Extracurricular activities: academic team, arts, band, cheer, chemistry, chess, choir, esports, finance, multimedia, music, speech and debate, sports, student council

Enrollment: 542

Tuition: $16,500 (general) and $15,540 (Association Churches member)

700 E. Main St., Tomball

281-351-2547

www.clhs-tx.org

22. Great Oak School

Grades served: pre-K-8

Extracurricular activities: N/A

Enrollment: 100

Tuition: $8,000-$14,000 annually

715 Carrell St., Tomball

281-516-7296

www.greatoakschool.org

23. St. Anne Catholic School

Grades served: pre-K-8

Religious orientation: Catholic

Extracurricular activities: athletics, performing and visual arts, computers, robotics, chess, science

Enrollment: 280

Tuition: $7,752 annually

1111 S. Cherry St., Tomball

281-351-0093

http://school.stanne-tomball.org

24. Step by Step Christian School

Grades served: infant-8

Religious orientation: Christian

Extracurricular activities: N/A

Enrollment: 80 (K-8), 100 (infant-age 4)

Tuition: $420-$1,080 (infant-age 4, monthly), $6,000-7,000 (K-8, annually)

1119 S. Cherry St., Tomball

281-351-2888

www.stepbystepchristianschool.org
By Ally Bolender

Reporter, The Woodlands

Ally joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2021 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Texas State University. Ally covers education, local government, transportation, business, and real estate development in The Woodlands. Prior to CI, Ally served as news content manager of KTSW FM-89.9 in San Marcos, Texas.

By Andrew Christman
Andrew joined Community Impact Newspaper in early 2019 after moving from Indiana. He is a 2015 graduate from Indiana State University, where he received degrees in English and journalism. He has written for a number of small town publications throughout his career as a reporter.
By Vanessa Holt
A resident of the Houston area since 2011, Vanessa began working in community journalism in her home state of New Jersey in 1996. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2016 as a reporter for the Spring/Klein edition and became editor of that paper in March 2017 and editor of The Woodlands edition in January 2019.