Houston Academy is an independent college preparatory institution. Our mission is to provide a challenging curriculum that offers qualified students the opportunity to develop a lifelong pursuit of knowledge.
We desire to promote and nourish creativity, a love of learning, and respect for the individual.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked AL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 631 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Houston Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Alabama for:


School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students
631 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Houston Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
65 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
I currently have three children enrolled at Houston Academy : an Upper School student, a Middle School student, and a Lower School student. We have been a part of the school family for the past twelve years and the experience has been fantastic. The academics are challenging and prepare the students for the future. The teachers are excellent and want their students to succeed. They are always willing to provide extra help when needed. The sports programs are great and the coaches are good mentors to the students. The student life has many different clubs and activities for students' participation. The Administration is always looking to improve the school in all aspects. Houston Academy is a great experience preschool through twelfth grade.
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We have two children at Houston Academy and have been a part of the HA family for eleven years. HA combines a rigorous academic curriculum with a multitude of fine arts and athletic opportunities. We have always felt like Houston Academy is a family where the faculty sincerely care about the success and wellbeing of each child. If you are looking for an outstanding college preparatory school where traditional values are taught and followed, Houston Academy is THE choice.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked AL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 631 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Alabama is $7,452 for elementary schools and $7,933 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Alabama is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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