The 26 private high schools that take the cake in Houston

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More than two dozen Houston high schools rank among the top in the state. (Shutterstock)

Without a doubt, choosing a high school for your children is one of the most important decisions you'll make for them. A quality high school education sets the stage not only for post-secondary education, but also for the rest of a child's life, so it's important to find the right fit.

Niche.com recently ranked private high schools all around Texas, taking into account SAT/ACT scores, college enrollment rates, culture and diversity benchmarks, student-teacher ratios and parent surveys. Nearly 100 private high schools across Texas made the cut, including 26 from Houston:


  1. St. John's School
  2. Greenhill School
  3. The Kinkaid School
  4. The Awty International School
  5. The John Cooper School
  6. Robert M. Beren Academy
  7. St. Stephen's Episcopal School
  8. Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart
  9. British International School of Houston

  10. The Woodlands Preparatory School
  11. St. Thomas Episcopal School
  12. Providence Classical School
  13. School of the Woods
  14. Lutheran South Academy
  15. The Covenant Preparatory School
  16. Rosehill Christian School
  17. Cypress Christian School
  18. Fort Bend Christian Academy

  19. Northland Christian School
  20. First Baptist Christian Academy
  21. The Woodlands Christian Academy
  22. Faith West Academy
  23. Westbury Christian School
  24. Clear Lake Christian School
  25. New Heights Christian Academy
  26. Covenant Christian School


Data in the report was sourced from the U.S. Department of Education, Niche users, and the schools directly.

Click here for the full list of schools in Texas and across the country on Niche.com.

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