2017 Guide to Private Schools

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
281-370-0663
www.abercrombieacademy.com
Grades: preschool-5
Enrollment: 100
Extracurricular activities: art, music, taekwondo
Tuition: $4,400-$11,308 per year


The Banff School
13726 Cutten Road, Houston
281-444-9326
www.banffschool.org
Grades: pre-K-12
Enrollment:150
Extracurricular activities: fine arts, basketball, volleyball, theater
Tuition: $3,025-$12,142


Founders Christian School 
24724 Aldine Westfield Road, Spring
281-602-8006
www.founderschristian.org
Grades: K-10 (adding 11th grade this fall, enrolling in February)
Enrollment: 102
Extracurricular activities: art, athletics, chess club, music, speech
Tuition: $8,250-$9,750 per year


Frassati Catholic High School 
22151 Frassati Way, Spring
832-616-3217
www.frassaticatholic.org
Grades: 9-12
Enrollment: 231
Extracurricular activities: athletics, choir, National Honor Society, student council, student ambassadors
Tuition: $12,500 per year


Great Oak School 
715 Carrell St., Tomball
281-516-7296
www.greatoakschool.org
Grades: early childhood-5
Enrollment: 100
Extracurricular activities: art, foreign languages, gardening, knitting, music, woodworking
Tuition: $6,200-$9,400 per year


The John Cooper School 
1 John Cooper Drive,
The Woodlands
281-367-0900
www.johncooper.org
Grades: pre-K-12
Enrollment: 1,232
Extracurricular activities: academics, leadership, athletics, the arts, volunteer opportunities (homebuilding, hunger relief)
Tuition: $19,980–$24,685 per year


Legacy Preparatory
Christian Academy

9768 Research Forest Drive,
The Woodlands
936-337-2000
www.legacypca.org
Grades: pre-K-12
Enrollment: 375
Extracurricular activities: athletics, cheerleading, gardening, karate, National Honor and Junior Honor societies, band, school newspaper, student council, visual and performing arts
Tuition: $5,400–$9,700 per year


Northland Christian School
Preschool & Elementary Campus
2700 FM 1960, Houston
Secondary Campus
4363 Sylvanfield Drive, Houston
281-440-1060
www.northlandchristian.org
Grades: pre-K-12
Enrollment: 670
Extracurricular activities: musicals, choir, debate, drumline, interscholastic competitions, orchestra, robotics, sports
Tuition: $10,492-$16,661 per year


Providence Classical School
18100 Stuebner Airline Road, Spring
281-320-0500
www.pcsclassical.org
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
281-440-1106
www.reddschool.com
Grades: pre-K-8
Enrollment: 150
Extracurricular activities: horseback riding, petting zoo, robotics club
Tuition: $6,000-$7,000 per year


St. Anthony of Padua
Catholic School 

7901 Bay Branch Drive,
The Woodlands
281-296-0300
www.staopcs.org
Grades: pre-K-8
Enrollment: 500
Extracurriculars: athletics, band, broadcast journalism, choir, community service, multimedia technology, National Junior Honor Society, robotics, speech, spirit club, theater production
Tuition: $5,925 per year (pre-K), $7,100 per year (K-8)


St. Edward Catholic School
2601 Spring Stuebner Road, Spring
281-353-4570
www.stedwardschool.org
Grades: pre-K-8
Enrollment: 385
Extracurricular activities: athletics, band, choir, National Honor Society, student council
Tuition: $6,270 per year


Trinity Lutheran School
18926 Klein Church Road, Spring
281-376-5810
www.trinityklein.org
Grades: age 1 year-grade 8
Enrollment: 700
Extracurricular activities: athletics, chess club, circus arts, leadership classes, National Junior Honor Society, robotics, video game design
Tuition: $8,200 per year


The Woodlands Preparatory School
27440 Kuykendahl Road, Tomball
281-516-0600
www.woodlandsprep.org
Grades: preschool-12
Enrollment: 200
Extracurriculars: academic competitions, athletics, music, National Honor Society, TV production
Tuition: $20,000-$24,000 per year


The Woods Private School
15002 Lakewood Forest Drive, Houston
281-370-8576
www.thewoodsprivate
school.com
Grades: age 18 months-grade 5
Enrollment: 300
Extracurricular activities: taekwondo, soccer, ballet, art, chess
Tuition: $3,600-$8,300 per year


This list of private schools in the Tomball, Magnolia, Spring and The Woodlands areas is not comprehensive.


Note: Tuition fees are from the 2015-16 school year and are subject to change. Registration for most schools in the area begins in January or February.

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.