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

    St. John's School

    Private School,

    HOUSTON, TX,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says At St. John's, you are guaranteed a challenging curriculum. The Upper School offers many difficult classes, and course load is a lot but not completely unmanageable, tons of resources. Many teachers....

    Read 99 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,258,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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

    The John Cooper School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    THE WOODLANDS, TX,

    PK, K-12,

    132 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 132 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,294,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

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

    The Awty International School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    HOUSTON, TX,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Liked: teachers, quality of learning, campus, various events (ex: international festival), and culture geared towards learning and being a citizen of the world. close knit atmosphere because its a...Disliked: departmental favoritism/funding and lack of transparency; certain things like specific sports/arts would lack the resources to thrive while other things would be overfunded. Key example is...Overall: an amazing school that will expose you to a lot, not only academically but culturally, and prep you extremely well for your future. You don't have to worry about being underprepared for....

    Read 168 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,717,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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

    The Kinkaid School

    Private School,

    HOUSTON, TX,

    PK, K-12,

    94 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 94 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,423,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  5. #6 Best Private High Schools in Houston Area.

    The Village School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    HOUSTON, TX,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Love the arts and music. Great school. Teachers are really passionate about guiding their students! We are so happy we found this school in Houston. The student body is diverse and the administration...Love the arts and music. Great school. Teachers are really passionate about guiding their students! We are so happy we found this school in Houston. The student body is diverse and the administration...Love the arts and music. Great school. Teachers are really passionate about guiding their students! We are so happy we found this school in Houston. The student body is diverse and the administration...Love the arts and music. Great school. Teachers are really passionate about guiding their students! We are so happy Thank.

    Read 192 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,773,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  6. #7 Best Private High Schools in Houston Area.

    Strake Jesuit College Preparatory

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    HOUSTON, TX,

    9-12,

    130 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 130 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,325,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 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,

    648 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 648 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 871,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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

    The Emery/Weiner School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    HOUSTON, TX,

    6-12,

    73 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 73 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 579,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  9. #11 Best Private High Schools in Houston Area.

    Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    HOUSTON, TX,

    PK, K-12,

    89 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 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 89 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 703,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  10. #3 Best Public High Schools in Houston Area.

    Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts

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    Houston Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    280 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 280 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 794,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  11. #12 Best Private High Schools in Houston Area.

    British International School of Houston

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    KATY, TX,

    PK, K-12,

    70 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 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 70 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 900,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  12. #4 Best Public High Schools in Houston Area.

    Seven Lakes High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Katy Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    1230 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 1230 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,760,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  13. #6 Best Public High Schools in Houston Area.

    Obra D. Tompkins High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Katy Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Tompkins high school has a very family-oriented community. Every activity within the school gets recognition from each other and has flexibility for students to participate in multiple arts/sports.....

    Read 343 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 4,007,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  14. #15 Best Private High Schools in Houston Area.

    St. Thomas High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    HOUSTON, TX,

    9-12,

    133 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 133 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 595,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  15. #7 Best Public High Schools in Houston Area.

    Cinco Ranch High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Katy Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    694 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 694 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,245,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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

    Second Baptist School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    HOUSTON, TX,

    PK, K-12,

    120 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 120 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,024,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,