The top 10 private high schools in Greater Houston

by James McClister


Greater Houston’s St. John’s School near River Oaks is the area’s No. 1 private high school, according to a recent analysis from Niche.

The rating website based its determination on a number of data points, including the typical quality of colleges that graduates from any particular high school tend to be interested in attending; how racially and culturally diverse the student body is; and survey responses from local students and parents. St. John’s School scored well across the board, as did most in Greater Houston’s top 10 private high schools.

See our table below for the full list:

School City College Scores Culture & Diversity Overall experience (out of a possible 5)**
St. John’s School Houston A+ B 4.1
The Kinkaid School Houston A+ B 4.3
The Emery/Weiner School Houston A+ B- 4.6
The Awty International School Houston A+ A 4.4
Strake Jesuit College Preparatory School Houston A+ B+ 4.6
The John Cooper School The Woodlands A+ B+ 3.6
St. Agnes Academy Houston A+ A 4.5
Episcopal High School Bellaire A+ B 4.5
Robert M. Beren Academy Houston A+ C+ 4.7
St. Stephen Houston A+ B+ 4.4
**This rating comes from parent and student surveys

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