Best Texas Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 2,027 private schools serving 330,187 students in Texas (there are 9,181 public schools, serving 5,427,157 students). 6% of all K-12 students in Texas are educated in private schools (compared to the national average of 10%).
The average private school tuition is $10,697 for elementary schools and $12,108 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in Texas include St. Agnes Academy, Saint Mary's Hall and St. Stephen's Episcopal School.
The average acceptance rate is 85% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 41% and the student:teacher ratio is 10:1.
58% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

Top Ranked Texas Private Schools by County (2024)

County
# Schools
# Students
% of K-12 Students in Private Schools
19
2,603
3%
122
23,526
6%
14
1,678
5%
112
19,574
9%
13
2,528
6%
220
43,769
8%
66
11,389
5%
7
1,101
2%
15
2,243
8%
412
73,484
8%
16
3,952
9%
11
3,418
10%
31
3,998
7%
24
5,152
12%
155
25,939
7%
125
19,052
9%
11
2,225
13%
14
2,246
4%

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Texas?
The best top ranked private schools in Texas include St. Agnes Academy, Saint Mary's Hall and St. Stephen's Episcopal School.
How many private schools are located in Texas?
2,027 private schools are located in Texas.
How much do private schools cost in Texas?
The average private school tuition in Texas is $10,697 for elementary schools and $12,108 for high schools
How diverse are private schools in Texas?
Texas private schools are approximately 41% minority students (view national minority students).
What percentage of students in Texas go to private school?
6% of all K-12 students in Texas are educated in private schools (compared to national average of 10%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Texas?
58% of private schools in Texas are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

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