Emery/ Weiner School

9825 Stella Link Rd
Houston, TX 77025-0770
Tel: (832)204-5900
Grades: 6-12 | 434 students
The Emery/Weiner School is an independent, college-preparatory, co-educational day school for students in grades six through twelve.  Founded in 1978, The I. Weiner Jewish Secondary School began with a student population of fewer than 20 students.  In 2001, the school expanded its scope with the establishment of Emery High School.  With the integration of a sixth through twelfth grade curriculum, these schools were jointly renamed The Emery/Weiner School.  Today, the high school is the fastest growing and largest per capita Jewish community high school in the nation.  The Emery/Weiner School is an accredited member of ISAS.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Learning Programs Supported Yes
Year Founded 1978

Student Body

Total Students 434 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade Emery/ Weiner School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 15 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki or navy pants, shorts, or skirt and navy, white, or black polo)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 10
Tuition Notes Middle School Tuition: $19,340 Upper School Tuition: $22,308
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Caroline Sarnoff
Admissions Associate Jorge Arciga


Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter Track


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Debate Team, Robotics Club, Tikkun Olam Club (community service) Debate Team, Robotics Club, Tikkun Olam Club (community service),

School Notes:

  • Our academic program encompasses traditional and progressive methods. For instance, we stress skills such as writing and reading, but also engage in experiential learning and regular field trips. Our approach to Judaic studies is a modern one, which seeks to make the material and the traditions relevant for each student. And our culture is one that empowers students in order to create in each a sense of responsibility not only for their school community, but for the greater community at-large. The result is a learning partnership in which students feel a sense of ownership, and, more importantly, become graduates instilled with moral self-reliance.

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Avondale House (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Corpus Christi Catholic School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Corpus Christi Catholic School (0.1 miles away)
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    Special Education School
    Grades: NS-12 | 60 students
    0.4 miles
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    Houston, TX 77025
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    0.5 miles
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    Houston, TX 77025
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    Grades: NS-K | 129 students
    0.8 miles
    9001 Greenwillow Street
    Houston, TX 77096
  • Houston
    Grades: K-12 | 611 students
    1.1 miles
    4900 Jackwood St
    Houston, TX 77096

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