St. Johns School

St. John's is an independent, co-educational day school presenting a 13-year sequence of college preparatory training.
A non-profit institution, it was founded in 1946 to provide the community with a school of exacting standards in the development of individual, spiritual, ethical, intellectual, social and physical growth.
While the means to achieve that purpose may change, it remains the basic mission of the School.
The School seeks to develop the whole person in preparation for a lifetime of personal fulfillment and contribution to society.
In particular, it is dedicated to the enhancement and the expansion of future leadership for Houston and the country.
The School offers talented, motivated and energetic students a genuine challenge for academic accomplishment and for development of a sense of self-worth and of personal responsibility.
The School in turn holds itself responsible for providing that challenge.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 2,306 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

St. Johns School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students
2,306 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
37%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
St. Johns School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
212 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • St. John's is an independent, co-educational day school presenting a 13-year sequence of college preparatory training. A non-profit institution, it was founded in 1946 to provide the community with a school of exacting standards in the development of individual, spiritual, ethical, intellectual, social and physical growth. While the means to achieve that purpose may change, it remains the basic mission of the School. The School seeks to develop the whole person in preparation for a lifetime of personal fulfillment and contribution to society. In particular, it is dedicated to the enhancement and the expansion of future leadership for Houston and the country. The School offers talented, motivated and energetic students a genuine challenge for academic accomplishment and for development of a sense of self-worth and of personal responsibility. The School in turn holds itself responsible for providing that challenge.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are St. Johns School often compared to?
St. Johns Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like The Kinkaid School, The Awty International School by visitors of our site.
What is St. Johns School's ranking?
St. Johns School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for St. Johns School?
The application deadline for St. Johns School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is St. Johns School located?
St. Johns School is located in the River Oaks neighborhood of Houston, TX. There are 3 other private schools located in River Oaks.

School Calendar

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Date
First Day of School
August 20, 2024 (Tuesday)
Fall Break
November 25, 2024 (Monday)
LS Early Dismissal; Last Day of MS/US Exams
December 19, 2024 (Thursday)
Spring Break
March 10, 2025 (Monday)
Last Day of School
May 21, 2025 (Wednesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 2,306 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Houston, TX is $16,411 for elementary schools and $18,897 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Houston, TX is 78% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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