Cunae International School

Cunae International School is a small, boutique private school set within six picturesque acres on the edge of The Woodlands.
Nestled within the boundaries of a certified wildlife habitat, you will find a school community where integrity and best practice has ensured a high level of dedication and commitment to students and families.
Here, parents can be confident that their children are receiving a quality education in a welcoming, supportive, and compassionate environment, and that our internationally infused academic program is also teaching them to be responsible and active citizens.

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Top Rankings

Cunae International School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
2005

Student Body

Total Students
120 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Cunae International School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size
14 students
Advanced Courses
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition ranges between $12400 and $22000, depending on grade
Admissions Director
Anji Price
Admissions Associate
Celine Bru

School Notes

We have found that students learn best, and feel competent, when they are engaged in content that is relevant, dynamic, developmentally appropriate and meaningful to them. Our programs strive to meet these needs through continually sourcing many national and international educational standards.

We present our curriculum in both a personal and global context, to help students develop a greater understanding of themselves and their connection to the world. In addtion to a strong academic program, we provide students with the opportunity to develop practical skills, giving them a definite advantage in lufe. The foundation supporting the development of these skill sets are deeply rooted in our coure values and learning environment.

Our core values are:
  • Eco Culture
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Ingenuity
  • Internationalism

Our learning environment encompasses:
  • Authentic Curriculum
  • Balanced Approach
  • Spirit of Discovery
  • Socratic Teaching
For more information please contact the director at anjiprice@doortomyschool.com
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cunae International School's ranking?
Cunae International School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees.
When is the application deadline for Cunae International School?
The application deadline for Cunae International School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (10 reviews)
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Incredible school: teachers are amazing, and Anji, the school's principal does an amazing job of bringing one of the best teachers in the area. We have been at Cunae for nine years and can confidently give a 5-star rating. IB program is outstanding, and Cunae maintains it really well. Multiple languages, music, theatre, communications, and public speaking are offered at the school. And most importantly, younger kids spend a lot of time outdoors; they learn by playing and creating. The school also supports diversity, and tolerance, and helps the children become true global citizens.
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5  
I have two children in Cunae and both have been in the school for almost a year now. My children have improved significantly in their academics and social life. The teachers are pleasant, highly qualified, and very professional.
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5  
The first time we visited Cunae International School looking for a school for our kids to begin Pre-K, we knew immediately it was the school for us! The setting and physical facilities are peaceful and relaxed; the administrative staff and teachers are amazing, dedicated professionals; and the diversity of students and teachers provides for great experiences with other nationalities and cultures. All of the teachers are truly caring individuals, totally dedicated to the student's education, development, and well-being. The teaching approach at Cunae is designed for the children to learn to think and enjoy learning, not just memorize. Because the school is small, the class sizes are optimum for teacher-to-student interaction, fostering individual, as well as group, learning experiences and creativity. Cunae has been an amazing experience for our kids. They love their teachers, their schoolmates, and their classroom settings. They love to go to school, often on the weekends or holidays asking when they can go back to school. We`re not even thinking about any other school for our kids, and highly recommend Cunae to any family looking for a quality school for their children.
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5  
Cunae is a wonderful school where children are nurtured as well as being well educated in the IB system. The school is located in the forest - and the children can play freely in green space multiple times a day. The class sizes are small and each child gets plenty of individual attention. All of the teachers we have worked with have been excellent - both in terms of the teaching and care of our children - and also in their communication and team-working with us as parents. The school follows the IB program, which allows children to go deep on projects, explore their interests, and learn to question and think deeply. There is a lovely parent community with opportunities to get involved in field trips and class talks. All our children are very happy and thriving at Cunae - and we highly recommend it.
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5  
My children started at Cunae when the youngest was in Pre-K and the eldest in Kindergarten, and I *cannot* say enough about this school. My husband and I had been searching for a school that recognized the importance not only of academics, but of outdoor playtime and creativity as well. To say that both of my kids have thrived at Cunae would be an understatement. From the very beginning the teachers monitored their social interactions carefully, making sure that while they were learning, they were also adapting to their new environment/peers.The teachers were also great at engaging the students. As a former teacher, I was impressed by the curriculum. Pre-pandemic, my kids were always coming home with new information to share about French, or Spanish, or science (plus they were always bringing home a ton of art). The small class sizes and the way they've handled online learning during the pandemic should be held up as an example to all schools. Highly highly recommended.
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5  
Cunae is an exceptional school. The teachers and management team go above and beyond to provide a nurturing environment and an enriching and engaging (IB) curriculum. The school is set in beautiful forest and priority is placed on outdoor play and discovery - alongside thorough and well-rounded education. There is a lovely school community of supportive and friendly families. We could not be happier with this school. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the school's response has been amazing. Within days, the team put the school online with a combination of online classes, allowing the kids to see their teacher and classmates every day, and a program of interesting content/activities to work through independently. The support from the staff (during an intensely stressful and busy time for them) has been incredible. Thank you so much, Cunae.
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5  
If you idealize for your child a school with excellent teachers, extremely low teacher-student ratios, a strong sense of community, a supportive administration and a focus on environmental issues and global awareness then Cunae would be a great school for your family. It was for ours!
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5  
Cunae is a school that not only educates students in all subjects but also teaches life lessons. It prepares the kids for the future by helping them figure out their strengths and capabilities. Each class incorporates independent thinking, discussing, creating and learning. The teachers are all top notch with years of experience. We are thrilled that we found Cunae!
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A wonderful school where my kids are happy to go.
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This school has such a good sense of community and the learning experience is phenomenal.
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