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The John Cooper School
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  • Private
  • THE WOODLANDS, TX

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Students in all grade levels, pre-k through grade 12, are attending classes on campus. When needed, we work with families on customized approaches to dealing with the challenges of COVID-19. Learn More

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade B+

About

Applying

Application Deadline
January 17
Application Fee
$125
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$28,790
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
13%
Average Financial Aid
$12,625
From The John Cooper School

The John Cooper School is a fully accredited, Prek through Grade 12, college preparatory school that is located on 43 acres that were set aside by George Mitchell, founder of The Woodlands, for an independent school.

Named after renowned independent school educator John Cooper, the school opened in 1988 and has grown in size and distinction to become one of the premier independent schools in the Houston area.

The vision set forth in the formative years remains the same today – to provide a challenging education in a caring environment. Traditional educational practices combined with innovative new methods teach students to become critical and creative thinkers, effective communicators, responsible citizens and leaders, and lifetime learners.

Cooper faculty embrace the opportunity to teach students to think, question, analyze, create, understand and take responsibility for their world, paving the way to go “from curiosity to wisdom.”

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The John Cooper School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1380
233 responses
Average ACT
32
96 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
87%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 23 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 23 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 63 responses
  • Spirit Week!
    30%
  • Senior/Kindergartener adoption
    21%
  • Hamburgering
    13%
  • Starting new traditions as the school grows
    8%
  • Dig Pink
    6%
  • Homecoming
    6%
  • Pep rallies
    5%

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Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,294
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 23 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 23 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 23 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
$23,650
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
4-years-old by September 1st of the year your child would start PK
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Part Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    No data available  

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
17:1
Poll
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 24 responses
Poll
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 24 responses
Poll
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 24 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
93%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 15 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 15 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 15 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$122,634
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,566
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$374,200
National
$217,500

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