Top 20 Best Houston Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 288 private schools serving 55,644 students in Houston, TX (there are 765 public schools, serving 553,760 public students). 9% of all K-12 students in Houston, TX are educated in private schools (compared to the TX state average of 6%).
The best top ranked private schools in Houston, TX include St. Jerome Catholic School, Lycée International de Houston - LIH and Second Baptist School.
The average tuition cost is $16,806, which is higher than the Texas private school average tuition cost of $10,979.
49% of private schools in Houston, TX are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Houston Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
15950 Park Row
Houston, TX 77084
(832) 474-1013
Grades: NS-12
| 588 students
Memorial Private School (6th - 12th)
Memorial Private School (6th - 12th) Photo - Low Stress. High Outcomes. Students have many opportunities to improve leadership and public speaking skills in our small low-stress learning environment at Memorial Private School.
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
(9)
14333 Fern Drive
Houston, TX 77079
(281) 759-2288
Grades: 6-12
| 84 students
Rainard School for Gifted Students
Rainard School for Gifted Students Photo
Special Program Emphasis
11059 Timberline Rd
Houston, TX 77043
(713) 647-7246
Grades: PK-8
| students
St. Jerome Catholic School
St. Jerome Catholic School Photo - All students, teachers, faculty and staff attend the annual Flag Ceremony. Held every September, the students are taught the importance of respecting our Flags, country and the men and women who fought for all of us.
(Catholic)
(2)
8825 Kempwood Dr
Houston, TX 77080
(713) 468-7946
Grades: PK-8
| 197 students
Second Baptist School
Second Baptist School Photo - Cheerleaders welcome the football players to the field prior to kick-off at the Second Baptist School football game.
(Baptist)
6410 Woodway Dr
Houston, TX 77057
(713) 365-2314
Grades: PK-12
| 1,224 students
Westbury Christian School
Westbury Christian School Photo - Class of 2023 Graduation
(Christian)
(12)
10420 Hillcroft St.
Houston, TX 77096
(713) 551-8100
Grades: PK-12
| 322 students
Fusion Academy Houston Galleria
Fusion Academy Houston Galleria Photo - Each Fusion campus has a state-of-the-art music studio with professional-grade tools. Students can explore instruments, vocals, songwriting, DJ performing arts, and more.
Alternative School
(1)
5065 Westheimer, Suite 840
Houston, TX 77056
(877) 673-8893
Grades: 6-12
| students
The Gateway Academy
The Gateway Academy Photo
Special Education School
(6)
3721 Dacoma Street
Houston, TX 77092
(713) 659-7900
Grades: 6-12
| 74 students
Montessori Learning Institute
Montessori Learning Institute Photo - MLI Scholars
Montessori School
(2)
5812 Maple St
Houston, TX 77074
(713) 771-5600
Grades: NS-8
| 110 students
957 NASA Pkwy #1043
Houston, TX 77058
(833) 817-2227
Grades: K-12
| students
Al-hadi School Of Accelerative Learning
(Islamic)
(7)
2313 S. Voss Road
Houston, TX 77057
(832) 617-8363
Grades: PK-12
| 308 students
Alexander-smith Academy
Alexander-smith Academy Photo
(1)
10255 Richmond Ave #100
Houston, TX 77042
(713) 266-0920
Grades: 9-12
| 22 students
Annunciation Orthodox School
Annunciation Orthodox School Photo
(Greek Orthodox)
(5)
3600 Yoakum Blvd
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 470-5600
Grades: NS-8
| 699 students
Archway Christian Learning Center
Archway Christian Learning Center Photo
(Christian)
(3)
10230 Carter Rd
Houston, TX 77070
(346) 336-6650
Grades: NS-5
| 40 students
The Awty International School
The Awty International School Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
7455 Awty School Ln
Houston, TX 77055
(713) 328-5817
Grades: PK-12
| 1,754 students
The Banff School
The Banff School Photo
(13)
13726 Cutten Rd
Houston, TX 77069
(281) 444-9326
Grades: PK-12
| 163 students
Beth Yeshurun Day School
Beth Yeshurun Day School Photo - Character. Creativity. Compassion.
(Jewish)
4525 Beechnut St
Houston, TX 77096
(713) 666-1884
Grades: NS-5
| 345 students
The Briarwood School
The Briarwood School Photo - The Briarwood School is the premier school for students with diagnosed learning differences, including dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, and/or ADHD.
Special Education School
12207 Whittington Dr
Houston, TX 77077
(281) 493-1070
Grades: K-12
| 349 students
Chapelwood School
Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
11140 Greenbay Street
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 465-4657
Grades: NS-PK
| 410 students
Christ The Redeemer Catholic School
(Catholic)
11511 Huffmeister Rd
Houston, TX 77065
(281) 469-8440
Grades: PK-8
| 386 students
Corpus Christi Catholic School
Corpus Christi Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
4005 Cheena Dr
Houston, TX 77025
(713) 664-3351
Grades: NS-8
| 150 students
Cristo Rey Jesuit College Prep School Of Houston
Cristo Rey Jesuit College Prep School Of Houston Photo - Cristo Rey Jesuit offers a balance of academics, religion, clubs, sports and fellowship!
Special Program Emphasis (Catholic)
6700 Mount Carmel St
Houston, TX 77087
(281) 501-1298
Grades: 9-12
| 485 students
Cypress Christian School
Cypress Christian School Photo - 2021 TAPPS Division III State Champions
(Christian)
(2)
11123 Cypress N Houston Rd
Houston, TX 77065
(281) 469-7745
Grades: K-12
| 813 students
D.A.V. Montessori & Elementary School
Montessori School
14375 Schiller Rd
Houston, TX 77082
(281) 759-3286
Grades: PK-5
| 102 students
Duchesne Academy Of The Sacred Heart
Duchesne Academy Of The Sacred Heart Photo - Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart is Houston's only all-girls' Catholic school offering Pre-K3 through 12th-grade education.
All-girls (Catholic)
(5)
10202 Memorial Dr
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 468-8211
Grades: PK-12
| students
The Emery/Weiner School
The Emery/Weiner School Photo - A number of students participate in arts programs at Emery/Weiner. Extracurricular opportunities in the arts include theater, dance, choir, band, and studio art offerings.
(Jewish)
9825 Stella Link Rd
Houston, TX 77025
(832) 204-5900
Grades: 6-12
| 604 students
Family Christian Academy
(Christian)
14718 Woodford Dr
Houston, TX 77015
(713) 455-4483
Grades: PK-12
| 326 students
The Fay School
The Fay School Photo - Fay school students engaging in creative arts
105 N Post Oak Lane
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 681-8300
Grades: NS-5
| 288 students
First Baptist Academy
First Baptist Academy Photo - CHRISTIAN EDUCATION | Learning and life that is undertaken separate and apart from the Lord ultimately lacks purpose and meaning. FBA teaches the Truth so our children can discern between truth/lies and good/evil.
(Baptist)
7450 Memorial Woods Dr
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 290-2500
Grades: NS-8
| 490 students
Genesis Christian School
(Christian)
9426 Telephone Rd
Houston, TX 77075
(713) 991-5764
Grades: PK-12
| 306 students
Grace School
Grace School Photo
(Presbyterian)
(28)
10219 Ella Lee
Houston, TX 77042
(713) 782-4421
Grades: NS-8
| 500 students
Holy Spirit Episcopal School
Holy Spirit Episcopal School Photo - Holy Spirit Episcopal School has over 60 years of experience in private preparatory education.
(Episcopal)
(3)
12535 Perthshire Rd
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 468-5138
Grades: NS-8
| 360 students
Houston Christian High School
Houston Christian High School Photo - The "Passport to Lead" program's vision is to inspire young people to lead by uniting faith, intellect and gifts to reach their greatest promise. We teach our students to take the lead to influence people to achieve a common goal and, through this process, honor God. In addition, leadership topics are integrated in the curriculum of every course taught at HC.
(Christian)
(1)
2700 W Sam Houston Parkway N
Houston, TX 77043
(713) 580-6000
Grades: 9-12
| 470 students
Ilm Academy
Ilm Academy Photo - Our summer Eastern Seaboard Trip with ILM Academy's 2022 8th Grade graduates and previous alumni.
(Islamic)
1209 Conrad Sauer Dr
Houston, TX 77043
(713) 464-4720
Grades: PK-8
| 308 students
Iman Academy - Southwest
(Islamic)
6240 Highway 6 S
Houston, TX 77083
(281) 498-1345
Grades: PK-12
| 357 students
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Houston, Texas Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
230 W 20th Street
Houston, TX 77008
(713) 864-0154
Grades: PK-8
| 103 students
Bethany Lutheran School (Closed 2004)
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
522 Lindale Street
Houston, TX 77022
(713) 695-0236
Grades: PK-5
| 84 students
Champions Christian Academy (Closed 2014)
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
2105 & 2113 Cypress Landing Dr
Houston, TX 77090
(281) 440-1155
Grades: PK-K
| 83 students
Christ The Lord Lutheran Elementary School (Closed 2010)
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
4410 S Kirkwood Rd
Houston, TX 77072
(281) 498-2634
Grades: NS-8
| 55 students
3911 Campbell Rd., Ho
Houston, TX 77080
(713) 934-8646
Grades: PK-9
| 56 students
1912 Marion Street
Houston, TX 77009
(713) 227-9529
Grades: PK-8
| 133 students
11810 Lockwood Road
Houston, TX 77044
(281) 459-4323
Grades: PK-5
| students
11249 Crown Park Dr
Houston, TX 77067
(281) 876-5360
Grades: K-2
| 62 students
8902 Irvington
Houston, TX 77022
(713) 694-6710
Grades: PK-3
| 36 students
1315 S Dairy Ashford St
Houston, TX 77077
(281) 493-3700
Grades: PK-1
| 17 students
737 Bunker Hill Rd
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 932-0126
Grades: PK-K
| 40 students
4703 Mcdermed Dr
Houston, TX 77035
(713) 723-4464
Grades: K-4
| 35 students
2010 Benson Street
Houston, TX 77020
(713) 673-1862
Grades: PK-8
| 123 students
661 Aldine Mail Rd
Houston, TX 77037
(281) 448-7650
Grades: 3-12
| 7 students
107 East Edgebrook
Houston, TX 77034
(713) 946-8058
Grades: PK-5
| 55 students
10950 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Houston, TX 77048
(713) 733-2343
Grades: PK-5
| 76 students
5300 South Shaver Street
Houston, TX 77034
(713) 946-6011
Grades: PK-12
| 141 students
7400 Eldridge Pkwy
Houston, TX 77083
(281) 561-7400
Grades: NS-12
| students
5602 Saxon Dr
Houston, TX 77092
(713) 977-4007
Grades: 4-10
| 10 students
2101 W 34th St
Houston, TX 77018
(713) 686-9393
Grades: PK-5
| 49 students
10355 Mills Rd
Houston, TX 77070
(281) 640-4006
Grades: PK-K
| 24 students
14400 Northwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77040
(713) 460-9558
Grades: K-8
| 95 students
10570 Westpark Drive
Houston, TX 77042
(713) 266-3341
Grades: NS-8
| 135 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Houston, TX?
The top ranked private schools in Houston, TX include St. Jerome Catholic School, Lycée International de Houston - LIH and Second Baptist School.
How many private schools are located in Houston, TX?
288 private schools are located in Houston, TX.
How much do private schools cost in Houston, TX?
The average tuition cost is $16,806, which is higher than the Texas private school average tuition cost of $10,979.
How diverse are private schools in Houston, TX?
Houston, TX private schools are approximately 47% minority students, which is higher than the Texas private school average of 41%.
What percentage of students in Houston, TX go to private school?
9% of all K-12 students in Houston, TX are educated in private schools (compared to the TX state average of 6%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Houston, TX?
49% of private schools in Houston, TX are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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