St. Agnes Academy

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Rooted in the Dominican tradition, St. Agnes Academy provides a Catholic college preparatory education that encourages young women to develop intellectual curiosity, to work for social justice and to act with integrity and compassion.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 944 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $21,900
  • Acceptance rate: 55%
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 15

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia/language based and mild learning differneces
Year Founded
Summer School Offered

Student Body

Total Students
944 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
St. Agnes Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
95 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
19 students
Number of AP Courses
18 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science A, English 3, English 4, Government, Latin: Vergil, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Statistics, U. S. History, World History
Average SAT score
Average ACT score
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
(Approved uniform items required)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
Dec. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition Assistance is available.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Brigid Schiro
Admissions Associate
Jamie Wissinger
Endowment Size
$16 million



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
44 extracurriculars
Academic Challenge Team, American Red Cross, Amnesty International, Anime Club, Art Club, Astronomy Club, Biology Club, Book Club, Campus Ministry Club, Chinese Club, Close-Up, Club Pink, Creative Writing Club, Diversity Club, Eastern Pacific Youth Club, Engineering Team, Film Club, French Club, Green Club, Habitat for Humanity, Harvard Model Congress, Hispanic Student Union, Italian Culture Club, Junior Statesmen of America, Key Club, Kid's Club, Latin Club, Math Club, Mediterranean Club, Model U.N., Spanish Club, Speech and Debate Club, St. Agnes Spirit Club, St. Agnes Thespians, St. Thomas Spirit Club, Strake Jesuit Spirit Club, Student Council, Students for Life, Students United for Islamic Awareness Club, Triple Trio, Video Game Club, VTV-Veritas TV, Young Democrats, Young Republicans
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 944 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $21,900
  • Acceptance rate: 55%
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 15

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The average private school tuition in Houston, TX is $13,039 for elementary schools and $15,969 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Houston, TX is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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