Private School Guide 2016

Private schools are an alternate option to public ISDs for parents looking for a more customized student education. There are a number of private schools enrolling students in the Spring and Klein area for the 2016-17 school year.

Abercrombie Academy  

17102 Theiss Mail Route Road, Spring
Grades: preschool-5
Enrollment: 100
Extracurricular activities: art, music, Spanish, taekwondo
Tuition: $4,400-$11,308 per year

Private School GuideConcordia Lutheran High School

700 E. Main St., Tomball
Grades: 9-12
Enrollment: 581
Extracurricular activities: 4Hacademic team and chemistry club, art, athletics, band, choir, debate team, drama, family and consumer sciences, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, foreign languages, journalism, videography

Esprit International School

4890 W. Panther Creek Drive, The Woodlands
Grades: pre-K-12
Enrollment: 160
Extracurricular activities: cheerleading, chess club, fine arts, National Honor Society, sports
Tuition: $5,130-$12,730 (pre-K-kindergarten) per year, $16,450 (grades 1-6) per year, $16,950 (grades 7-8) per year, $17,500 (grades 9-12) per year

Founders Christian School

24724 Aldine Westfield Road, Spring
Grades: K-9 (Adding 10th grade this fall)
Enrollment: 100
Extracurricular activities: art, athletics, chess club, music
Tuition: $8,250-$9,750 per year

Frassati Catholic High School                                                                                             

22151 Frassati Way, Spring
Grades: 9-11
Enrollment: 153
Extracurricular activities: athletics, choir, National Honor Society, student council, student ambassadors
Tuition: $12,000 per year

Great Oak School

715 E. Carrell St., Tomball
Grades: early childhood-4
Enrollment: 90
Extracurricular activities: art, foreign languages, gardening, knitting, music, woodworking
Tuition: $3,500-$8,000 per year

The John Cooper School

1 John Cooper Drive, The Woodlands
Grades: pre-K-12
Enrollment: 1,202
Extracurricular activities: athletics, Habitat Project, Interact, Junior State of America, math/science clubs, performing arts, robotics, student council, visual arts
Tuition: $19,030-$23,510 per year

Legacy Preparatory Christian Academy

9768 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands
Grades: pre-K-12
Enrollment: 415
Extracurricular activities: art, baseball, basketball, cheerleading, choir, drama, football, National Honor Society, praise band, student council, track, volleyball
Tuition: $5,050 (grades pre-K-2) per year, $5,380 (grades 3-4) per year, $7,030 (grades 5-6) per year, $7,400 (grades 7-8) per year, $9,350 (grades 9-12) per year

Northland Christian Preschool & Elementary Campus

2700 FM 1960, Houston

Secondary Campus
4363 Sylvanfield Drive, Houston
Grades: pre-K-12
Enrollment: 670
Extracurricular activities: annual musicals, choir, debate, drumline, interscholastic teams, orchestra, robotics, sports
Tuition: $10,492-$16,661 per year

Private School GuideProvidence Classical School

18100 Stuebner Airline Road, Spring
Grades: pre-K-12
Enrollment: 345
Extracurricular activities: athletics, mock trial and math olympiad, student council, yearbook
Tuition: $5,300-$11,000 per year

Redd School   

4820 Strack Road, Houston
Grades: pre-K-8
Enrollment: 250
Extracurricular activities: horseback riding, petting zoo, robotics club
Tuition: $6,000-$7,000 per year

Northwoods Catholic school   

5500 FM 2920, Spring
Grades: pre-K-8
Enrollment: 272
Extracurricular activities:  athletics, choir, band, piano lessons, martial arts, golf
Tuition: $7,200-$7,500 per year

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School

7901 Bay Branch Drive, The Woodlands
Grades: pre-K-8
Enrollment: 500
Extracurricular activities: athletics, band, broadcast journalism, choir, community service projects, multimedia technology, National Junior Honor Society, robotics, speech, spirit club, theater production
Tuition: $5,925 (pre-K) per year, $7,100 (grades K-8) per year

St. Edwards Catholic School  

2601 Spring Stuebner Road, Spring
Grades: pre-K-8
Enrollment: 365
Extracurricular activities: athletics, band, Boy Scouts, choir, National Honor Society, student council
Tuition: $6080 per year

Trinity Lutheran School

18926 Klein Church Road, Spring
Grades: 1st-8th
Enrollment: 500
Extracurricular activities: athletics, circus arts, etiquette courses, leadership classes, National Junior Honor Society
Tuition: $7,200 per year

The Woodlands Christian Academy

5800 Academy Way, The Woodlands
Grades: pre-K–12
Enrollment: 584
Extracurricular activities: athletics, music
Tuition: $12,395-$20,945 per year

The Woodlands Preparatory School

27440 Kuykendahl Road, Tomball
Grades: pre-K-12
Enrollment: 425
Extracurricular activities: academic competitions, athletics, cheerleading, chess, honor society, science program
Tuition: $13,770-$22,564 per year

By Wendy Sturges
A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.