The Banff School

5.00 5 1 (3 reviews)
Tel: (281)444-9326
  • The Banff School is a non-denominational, cross-cultural Pre-K through 12th Grade private school located in Champions, Northwest Houston, Tx.
  • At Banff, we equip our students with a college-preparatory, academic education, in a personalized and stimulating environment, which enables them to become independent, creative thinkers.
  • Low student-teacher ratios, combined with dedicated, experienced teaching staff, allow us to focus on individual needs and abilities helping our students to realize their full potential.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.AdvancED
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1969

Student Body

Total Students152 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 35%
Students by GradeThe Banff School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses6 courses
Advanced CoursesCalculus, Economics, English IV, Government, Physics, Spanish IV,
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Navy pants/skirt and white shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorAnita Elliott


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Dance, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  7/19/2016
My son has attended this school for over two academic years. This was the best decision I made as a parent in advancing my child's social and academic development. The school's administrators and teachers are highly engaged and invested in your child's education. The founder, principal and teachers are all very present and have an open door policy when it comes to discussing concerns or suggestions. Most importantly, everyone at this school cares and deeply understands the purpose and patience it takes to educate children as a whole. They know each and every child personally and I am very grateful for this place.
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5  7/19/2016
My son who is in 12th was previously attending public school and had lost his love for learning. He dreaded going to school each day and complained of bullying. To make matters worse, his district would not make accommodations for his ADHD. I put him in Banff at the beginning of his 11th grade year. I saw a huge and quick turnaround. I no longer had to wake him up for school; he woke up early. He became excited about his classes and the course work. When I asked him who his favorite teacher was, he named several of his teachers. He excitedly shared information on things he was learning in class. To my amazement, he made all A's last year, and with no ADHD accommodations. The small class size, engaging curriculum, and teachers who know how to teach to a variety of learning styles was all he needed. I could kick myself for not putting him in Banff earlier. I think his earlier school years would have been much more enjoyable and rewarding.
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5  5/14/2013
Enrolled my daughter in this school in 2.5 years ago, considered several other schools before we decided on this school. 2.5 years later, we are still very pleased with this school. It has a open door policy so we can talk to teachers and the school management anytime we have concerns. The teachers are caring and always willing to give extra attention to students.
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