The John Cooper School

Tel: (281)367-0900
  • The John Cooper School is an independent, non-sectarian, co-educational, college preparatory day school.
  • The school's fundamental mission is to provide a challenging education in a caring environment to a diverse group of select students, enabling them to become creative thinkers, responsible citizens and leaders, and lifetime learners.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1988

Student Body

Total Students1209 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 35%
Students by GradeThe John Cooper School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers130 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size19 students
Number of AP Courses18 courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNov. 15 / Jan. 10
Acceptance Rate
40%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorCraig Meredith

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceDiving,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.24 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts Society, Bibliophiles, Chess, Computer, Culinary Club, Drama, Entrepreneurs Club, Ethics Bowl, Habitat For Humanity, Honor Council, Interact, International Club, Junior Statemen of America, Literary Magazine, MathCounts, National Art Honors Society, Philosophy Club, Quiz Bowl, Robotics, Student Diversity Committee, Student Government Association, Student to Student, Thespian Group, Tri M Arts Society, Bibliophiles, Chess, Computer, Culinary Club, Drama, Ethics Bowl, Honor Council, Interact, MathCounts, Quiz Bowl, Robotics, Thespian Group, Tri M, Entrepreneurs Club,
Habitat For Humanity,
International Club,
Junior Statemen of America,
Literary Magazine,
National Art Honors Society,
Philosophy Club,
Student Diversity Committee,
Student Government Association,
Student to Student,

School Notes

  • The John Cooper School is an independent, non-sectarian, co-educational, college preparatory day school. The school's fundamental mission is to provide a challenging education in a caring environment to a diverse group of select students, enabling them to become creative thinkers, responsible citizens and leaders, and lifetime learners. Cooper believes that its mission is best achieved in an educational community where students are enthusiastic about learning and enjoy school; high expectations are held for students, faculty and staff; creative, dedicated faculty are responsive to differences in students' learning styles and capabilities; students' natural curiosity is fostered through their active participation in the educational process; the needs of the whole student-intellectual, emotional, social, physical, and ethical-are addressed through a balanced educational program; students are given many opportunities to succeed in a safe, stimulating, and nurturing environment; and diverse views and cultures are represented and respected among students, faculty and parents.

Profile last updated: 12/17/2015

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