The Post Oak School

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At Post Oak, we help children understand the world, but not just because the world is infinitely interesting and learning is fun. We help them understand it so they`ll know how to make it a better place.
We emphasize reading, math, and science because they open doors into the world.
We emphasize independence, self-direction, and choice because they help young people identify which doors they want to walk through.
We emphasize collaboration, cooperation, and peace because, ultimately, we know that neither we nor our children walk alone.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 482 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $36,360
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 28 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 22
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

The Post Oak School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded
1963

Student Body

Total Students
482 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
43%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
The Post Oak School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
67%
Average Class Size
28 students
Average SAT score
1290
Average ACT score
29
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 22
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition ranges between $20963-$36360 depending on the program.
% on Financial Aid
16%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$16,000
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Ashley Krug
Admissions Associate
Tiffney Trimble

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Coder Kids, Cooking Club, Engineering For Kids, French Class, Minecraft

Arts and Music Programs:
Arts and Crafts, Ceramics, Drum Jam, Post Oak Performers, Sewing Class, Ukulele/Guitar Class

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Fencing with Houston Sword Sports, Mad About Hoops, Soccer Shots, Tennis Skills

School Notes

The Post Oak School we practice the dictum, "Begin with the end in mind." And so we envision our students as adults who are lifelong learners; people who know deeply what they want and have the inner resources to pursue their goals; leaders who not only want to contribute to the world around them but who have the skills they need to do so in exceptional ways.

At the heart of our vision is not a method, but rather a goal: to help young people construct themselves as complete human beings. This goal includes core beliefsthat mean:
  • Learning is active, not passive; that children and adults alike learn best by doing.
  • People learn best when they want to, and not when they're coerced by external rewards or competition.
  • Peace and cooperation are not just utopian ideals, but an orientation and skill set that must be cultivated from earliest childhood.
  • Ultimately, a worthwhile life has significance to both the individual and to society.
Our method, the path by which we express our beliefs and achieve our goals, is theMontessori method, an educational approach with a long and venerable history. More than that, Montessori is a living idea whose relevance is being borne out by the students who graduate Post Oak annually-self-reliant, intellectually curious, fully equipped for the adventure of life.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The Post Oak School cost?
The Post Oak School's tuition is approximately $36,360 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of The Post Oak School?
The acceptance rate of The Post Oak School is 70%, which is lower than the national average of 85%. The Post Oak School's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Texas with low acceptance rates.
What sports does The Post Oak School offer?
The Post Oak School offers 7 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is The Post Oak School's ranking?
The Post Oak School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for: Highest average ACT score, Lowest average acceptance rates, Largest student body, Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for The Post Oak School?
The application deadline for The Post Oak School is Dec. 22.

School Reviews

5  
World-class Montessori education. We have been members of the Post Oak community for six years. We enrolled our children in part because of my own positive experiences as a Post Oak student in the 1980s. From my own experience, one skill that I unequivocally attribute to Post Oak is an endless curiosity about the world and my place in it; a love of learning for the sake of learning. Post Oak provides the perfect foundation for the development of a well-rounded, intellectually-curious, self-reliant child. We love the faculty and their dedication to empowering our children as individuals for future success not just as students, but as contributing members of society.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 482 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $36,360
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 28 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 22
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Harris County, TX is $14,516 for elementary schools and $16,817 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Harris County, TX is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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