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2023 Best High Schools in the Houston Area

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  1. #1 Best Private High Schools in Houston Area.

    The Awty International School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    HOUSTON, TX,

    PK, K-12,

    172 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I am a freshman (now sophomore) at awty and it was amazing! I grew as a person so much this freshman year and would recommend anyone to go to Awty as it has one of the best communities of any private...Liked: Most teachers were very helpful, academics were challenging, but broken down if needed to, most students were very nice + it was very easy to make friends, lots of clubs and activities to try,...Disliked: Lack of different political views (heavily liberal), teaching quality varies, the school doesn't like to hear student perspectives, lack of transparency.

    Read 172 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,754,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Private High Schools in Houston Area.

    The John Cooper School

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    Private School,

    THE WOODLANDS, TX,

    PK, K-12,

    133 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says My experience at Cooper has been amazing! I love Cooper from the academics to the extracurricular activities to the people. The community at Cooper, although an academically rigorous school, is....

    Read 133 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,318,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  3. #3 Best Private High Schools in Houston Area.

    The Village School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    HOUSTON, TX,

    PK, K-12,

    204 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says My children have been at Village from elementary through high school, and we are happy that our kids are thriving academically, mentally, socially, and emotionally at school. Village has the most....

    Read 204 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,773,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  4. #4 Best Private High Schools in Houston Area.

    The Kinkaid School

    Private School,

    HOUSTON, TX,

    PK, K-12,

    99 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says I think the kinkaid school is an amazing place, although if you don't stay on track with the activities its very easy to slip behind your grades start dropping but as this happened to me, I started....

    Read 99 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,423,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  5. #5 Best Private High Schools in Houston Area.

    Strake Jesuit College Preparatory

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    HOUSTON, TX,

    9-12,

    140 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says This place is college preparatory, but does it actually prepare you for college? Absolutely! I'm not just saying it gives tons of homework, but everything about it helps you get used to the college....

    Read 140 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,382,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  6. #8 Best Private High Schools in Houston Area.

    The Emery/Weiner School

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    Private School,

    HOUSTON, TX,

    6-12,

    76 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says A truly unique and impactful place. The staff are genuine, bright and caring people. The quality of the teaching is top-notch, but what really sets Emery apart is the culture. Each year, the school....

    Read 76 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 579,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  7. #2 Best Public High Schools in Houston Area.

    Debakey H.S. for Health Prof

    Blue checkmark.

    Houston Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    661 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Hi, I’m a current senior at DeBakey and I really love this school! Even though DeBakey is a challenge, for people who want to enter the heath or STEM fields this school is the perfect choice. DeBakey....

    Read 661 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 939,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  8. #10 Best Private High Schools in Houston Area.

    British International School of Houston

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    KATY, TX,

    PK, K-12,

    74 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Our primary aged children had a great experience at the British International school of Houston over the 2 years. Through the IPC approach, our children have developed a real love of learning and are....

    Read 74 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 900,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  9. #3 Best Public High Schools in Houston Area.

    Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts

    Blue checkmark.

    Houston Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    289 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says HSPVA is a place for Visual artists, Theater artists , vocalists, instrumentalists, creative writers , and dancers to perdue their artistic dreams through experienced staff, a state of the art....

    Read 289 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 797,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  10. #4 Best Public High Schools in Houston Area.

    Seven Lakes High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Katy Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    1262 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I am currently a student at Seven Lakes Highschool and I love it! It is a very tough and competitive school which is designed to push one to become the best version of oneself. Although the....

    Read 1262 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,678,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  11. #5 Best Public High Schools in Houston Area.

    Clements High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Fort Bend Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    813 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I love Clements High School and enjoyed my freshman year a lot. There are so many amazing things about the school including its kind and caring teachers and administration and the thoughtful....

    Read 813 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,496,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  12. #13 Best Private High Schools in Houston Area.

    Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    HOUSTON, TX,

    PK, K-12,

    90 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says I love Duchesne because of the faculty. It has excellent safety with all there policy around the school. There academics are wonderful, there teachers are excellent, and there food is the best when....

    Read 90 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 703,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  13. #15 Best Private High Schools in Houston Area.

    Second Baptist School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    HOUSTON, TX,

    PK, K-12,

    122 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Second Baptist school welcomes you, encourages you, and prepares you. I came in as a freshman and all the teachers, administrators, and students welcomed me with open arms. The teachers helped me....

    Read 122 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,024,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  14. #7 Best Public High Schools in Houston Area.

    Cinco Ranch High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Katy Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    704 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says This school values education as its highest priority. You would think that was obvious but from my experience of moving multiple times, I've seen that schools value extracurriculars more than their....

    Read 704 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,401,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  15. #16 Best Private High Schools in Houston Area.

    St. Thomas High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    HOUSTON, TX,

    9-12,

    134 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says My son is a junior and has had an outstanding experience. He is taking advanced classes that are challenging and stimulating. His teachers are inviting, engaging, and dedicated to his success. He...As a parent, I have always felt included and support by the staff and other parents. Their are numerous volunteer and social opportunities throughout the year. Without a doubt, our family is so glad....

    Read 134 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 595,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  16. #8 Best Public High Schools in Houston Area.

    Cypress Ranch High School

    Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    750 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Cypress Ranch was always bustling with ideas and people. It was a great school from my school district, and it showed based on the numerous awards that lined the halls. 90% of teachers actually....

    Read 750 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,445,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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