Alexander-Smith Academy was founded in 1968. Dedicated to the philosophy of individualized, educational instruction, ASA challenges students and enables them to realize their innate potential.
Alexander-Smith Academy's mission is to offer a college-preparatory high school education in a relaxed, safe and comfortable environment.
Students, teachers and advisors achieve an optimum learning atmosphere by working together.
Treating students as young adults fosters graduates who are equipped to lead productive lives in a complex, pluralistic society.
ASA's primary goal is to create an environment in which each student can aquire the knowledge necessary to develop intellectual maturity.
A structured curriculum, which includes Honors and Advanced Placement course levels, is fundamental in achieving this goal, as are the unique five to seven students per class and daily tutorials.
- Top Ranked TX School
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 22 students
- Yearly Tuition: $29,500
- Average class size: 7 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: Verified school update
Alexander-smith Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for:
School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Individualized Educational Plan created for each student with proper documentation.
Summer School Offered
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
Academics and Faculty
Total Classroom Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
Number of AP Courses
Algebra I (H), Algebra II (H), AP Calculus AB, AP Language and Composition, AP Literature and Composition, AP US Government and Politics, AP US History, Biology I (H), Biology II (H), Chemistry (H), Economics (H), English I (Pre-AP), English II (Pre-AP), Geometry (H), Physics (H), Pre Calculus (H), Spanish I, II, III, IV (H)
Average SAT score
Average ACT score
Classroom Dress Code
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition for the 2019-20 school year is $29,500to be remitted in three payments of $9,833.00. : at the time of registration and October 1st and February 1st.
Pamela Rameau - Principal
Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
Book Club, Intramural Basketball Team, Mentoring Minds, National Honor Society, Ping Pong Tournaments, Spanish National Honor Society, Spirit Club, Student Council, Volunteer Service Club, Yearbook
- We require each student, interested in attending ASA, to schedule an appointment to visit our school with his or her parents. For this appointment the student should bring the most current report card, all transcripts and test scores. Students may be required to take a math and/or writing test to ensure proper placement.
Source: Verified school update
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Alexander-smith Academy cost?
Alexander-smith Academy's tuition is approximately $29,500 for private students.
What is Alexander-smith Academy's ranking?
Alexander-smith Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees and Most AP courses offered.
When is the application deadline for Alexander-smith Academy?
The application deadline for Alexander-smith Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
ASA is THE PERFECT school for students that have a talent or passion for an activity outside school. The student body includes serious athletes, actors, singers and others that make the most of their time away from school. It has been a gift for my daughter, an equestrian, to receive top-notch academic instruction while competing in her sport at a national level. Even though there aren't many sports and clubs provided by the school, I'm going to give the highest rating in each because it gives students the opportunity to pursue sports and other activities more than any other private school in Houston! Thank you ASA!
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