Houston Independent Schools

Independent schools are private schools without religious affiliation.

Chinquapin Preparatory School

Chinquapin Preparatory School
Chinquapin Preparatory School is a non-profit college-preparatory school for grades six through twelve, primarily serving economically disadvantaged youth from the Houston area. Their mission is to provide a high-quality college-preparatory education to able and motivated youth from low-income families in the greater Houston area. No event information is available at this time. Founded in 1969 by Bob and Maxine Moore, ...
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St. John’s School

St. John's School Houston, Texas
St. John’s School is sought after by families for its highly rigorous academic program and competitive environment, which generally fosters positive peer pressure among students. St. John’s pushes its students to be ambitious and to be leaders in all fields. St. John’s students consistently demonstrate that they are a cut above the rest with test scores.   St. John's School ...
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The Fay School

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The Fay School offers a holistic academic program that includes technology and elements of Montessori-style education. The Fay School focuses on developing a student’s social and self awareness alongside creating a strong work ethic. The Fay School is a good choice for families that want a non-traditional education that is not wholly Montessori. The Fay School (TFS) is a private ...
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The John Cooper School

The John Cooper School
The John Cooper School is a traditional academically competitive school for the Woodlands area of Houston. It has a strong education program and a full assortment of solid athletic and extracurricular options. Your Content Goes Here Founded in The Woodlands in 1988, The John Cooper School (JCS) was named after the original headmaster of Houston’s Kinkaid School. JCS is an ...
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The Kinkaid School

Kikaid School
The Kinkaid School is a top choice for families due to its rigorous academics, competitive athletics program, and solid fine arts options. Kinkaid fosters a competitive environment that encourages students to push their academic limits and seek out leadership roles. Founded in 1906, The Kinkaid School purports to be the “oldest independent coeducational school in Houston.”  A public school teacher, ...
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The Tenney School

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The Tenney School is meant for students whose talents clash with the traditional school schedule and format. Students meet one-on-one with their teachers, which gives them the education they need while allocating more time to their talents, such as athletics. In 1973, George and Judy Tenney founded The Tenney School, which uses a one-to-one teaching method. Each student meets with ...
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The Village School

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The Village School is a for-profit school that has one of the few boarding school programs in Houston. It is convenient for those located in Houston’s “energy corridor”, and its involvement with the Nord Anglia Education School program allows interaction with its partner schools across the globe. The Village School began as an Early Childhood education facility in 1966 and ...
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Trafton Academy

Trafton Academy
Trafton Academy is a private school with pre-kindergarten(4), kindergarten, and grades one through eight located in the southwest area of Houston, Texas. Trafton provides Houston families with an outstanding education at very affordable tuition rates. Trafton Academy was founded in 1973 as a private middle school for grades 4-8. The school’s philosophy states that low student-teacher ratios work best; therefore, ...
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