When it comes to your child’s future, it’s important to have options. Families in The Woodlands have access to six highly acclaimed private schools. Each one offers an excellent alternative to public education.
The John Cooper School
The John Cooper School offers a classic college preparatory curriculum for grades pre-K through 12. Small classes emphasize academic excellence and citizenry, creating wonderful opportunities for learning. Since it opened its doors in 1988, the school has grown in both size and distinction. The grounds include a gymnasium and track, fine arts classrooms, student lounge areas, as well as guidance and college counseling offices.
One John Cooper Dr.
(pre-K through 12)
The Woodlands Christian Academy
The Woodlands Christian Academy is an independent, Christ-centered college preparatory school offering an enriched learning environment for students in grades Pre- Kindergarten through 12.
Founded in 1993, Woodlands Christian equips students spiritually, academically, physically and socially to make a difference in our world.
The beautiful 40-acre campus offers a vibrant setting. Through small classes, a close and loving school community, challenging academics and a wide range of programs, students receive the personal mentoring necessary to become excellent students and well-rounded individuals.
5800 Academy Way
(pre-K through grade 12)
St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School
Students at St. Anthony of Padua enjoy personal attention and superior academic opportunities. The Woodlands’ first Catholic school, St. Anthony of Padua opened in August 2001. The school welcomes grades Pre-K through 8. Newly completed additions include expanded classroom space, a computer and science lab, fine arts rooms, new playground equipment, basketball courts, and additional green space.
7901 Bay Branch Dr.
(3 yrs. through grade 8)
Esprit International School
Esprit International School is a non-sectarian day school benefiting from a diverse student population and challenging curriculum. Qualified teachers create a supportive atmosphere while also setting a high level of expectation for the quality of work and mastery of content.
4890 Panther Creek Dr.
(2 yrs. through grade 9)
Cunae International School
Cunae International School, an official World International Baccalaureate School, is a small, boutique private "off the grid" school set within 6 picturesque acres on the edge of The Woodlands. In a welcoming and intimate atmosphere that is both supportive and encouraging, Cunae offers 11th and 12th graders the International Baccalaureate Diploma program; and gears Pre-K through 10th grade students towards being prepared to undertake this program. At the heart of the academics and environment lay a foundation underpinned by four core values: internationalism, eco-culture, ingenuity and entrepreneurship. These values are upheld by a pursuit of delivering authentic curriculum with a balanced approach; providing an opportunity for students to embrace a spirit of discovery; and, engaging students in Socratic dialog and active participation.
The Woodlands Preparatory School
The Woodlands Preparatory School builds a solid foundation for students to be successful in today's global society. Committed to excellence in academics, the highly qualified staff provides a rigorous and well-rounded education with a special focus on mathematics, English, and science to equip students for higher education. An emphasis on leadership, personal responsibility, integrity, respect, and empathy prepares students to meet the challenges of life.
27440 Kuykendahl Road
(Grades K through 12)
*For a complete list of private and parochial schools in the surrounding area, visit The Woodlands Information Center.