The Village School

13077 Westella Drive
Houston, TX 77077
Tel: 847-840-3064
Gr: (Boarding) 9-12 | 1728 students
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The Village School intimately understands the importance of math and science, offering differentiated programs integrated with the arts and spearheaded by a passionate and innovative group of educators who lead, inspire and excite.
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The Village School intimately understands the importance of math and science, offering differentiated programs integrated with the arts and spearheaded by a passionate and innovative group of educators who lead, inspire and excite.
The Village School's International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme is one of the highest-rated academic programs in the world, and prepares students to excel at any size university, and to be leaders in the 21st century. Many students achieve such exceptional academic outcomes that they are sought after by and succeeding at their top-choice universities.
The Village School offers a wide array of fine and performing arts, athletics and extracurricular activities to help students uncover hidden talents and discover new passions.
The Village School's hands-on, innovative methods of teaching, particularly in math and science, and personal attention to students develop life-long learners and determined problem solvers who are fully prepared to be leaders in the 21st century.
The Village School boarding students reside in comfortable appointed, newly-built, on-campus dormitories. 
We take pride in providing a safe, nurturing boarding environment and consistently hear from our residential families just how much our school feels like home.
The Village School is committed to incorporating technology into every child's learning experience and using technology to engage and educate students in ways never before possible.
The Village School is located in the Energy Corridor of Houston, Texas,  and hosts a vibrant international population which enriches the school community with a global perspective.
The Village School's athletic programs develop well-rounded individuals by providing opportunities that build confidence, inspire teamwork and foster good health. The Village School offers a variety of individual and team sports so that ever student has the opportunity to participate.
The Village School, an international community, is committed to developing inquisitive life-long learners prepared to think critically, to collaborate genuinely, and to give of themselves generously, as they prepare to lead the next generation into an ever-changing world. The Village School utilizes hands-on, innovative teaching methods particularly in Math and Science. The person attention students receive nurtures life-long learners who are fully prepared for leadership in the 21st century.

Top 20 Placements

Listed among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 323 schools) for:

Definition of Terms 
2016 School Data
The Village School Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Prep College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding) 9-12 9-12
Grades Offered (Day) Pre-K-12 9-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1966 1910
Campus Size 28 acres 120 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 1728 students 298 students
% Students of Color
20%
20%
% International Students
30%
20%
% Students Boarding
30%
70%
Average SAT Score 1870 * National Avg. »View
Average ACT score 28 *National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Mixture of formal and informal dress days)
Casual
Average Class Size 16 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:8 1:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 60 16
Number of IB Courses Offered 37 -
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
42%
69%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$53,000
(*Includes tution, room & board.)
$50,800
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$23,200
(*Precise day tuition amounts vary by grade)
$28,500
Merit Scholarships Offered No No

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
SSAT Required No Yes
Acceptance Rate
50%
55%
Director of AdmissionsErik Srnka
Erica Johnson

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 60 16
CoursesAlgebra II Honors, Biology Honors, Chemistry Honors, IB Biology HL, IB Biology SL, IB Business and Management HL, IB Business and Management SL, IB Chemistry HL, IB Chemistry SL, IB Chinese A HL, IB Chinese A SL, IB Computer Science HL, IB Computer Science SL, IB Dance HL, IB Dance SL, IB Dutch A SL, IB Economics HL, IB Economics SL, IB English A: Literature HL, IB English A: Literature SL, IB English B HL, IB English B SL, IB Environmental Studies HL, IB Environmental Studies SL, IB Environmental Systems and Societies SL, IB Film SL, IB French ab initio, IB French HL, IB French SL, IB Further Math HL, IB History HL, IB History SL, IB Information Technology in Global Society HL, IB Information Technology in Global Society SL, IB Literature SL, IB Mandarin AB initio SL, IB Mathematical Studies, IB Mathematics HL, IB Mathematics SL, IB Music HL, IB Music SL, IB Philosophy SL, IB Physics HL, IB Physics SL, IB Psychology HL, IB Psychology SL, IB Spanish ab initio, IB Spanish B HL, IB Spanish B SL, IB Spanish HL, IB Spanish SL, IB Theater HL, IB Theater SL, IB Visual Art HL, IB Visual Art SL, Physics Honors

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 13 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 31 23
ExtracurricularsAmnesty International Club, Art Club, Band, Biology Club, Book Club, Chess Club, Choir, Dance Club, Debate Club, Design Club, Environment Club, Fashion Club, Glee Club, Habitat for Humanity, International Film Club, Jazz Club, Karaoke Club, Literary magazine, Math & Science Club, MIT Invent Team, Model UN, Music Club, Orchestra, Photography, Quiz Bowl,

College Matriculation

Year: 2015 - 2016 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
University of Houston 15
University of Texas, Austin 12
Texas A&M University 7
Boston University 3
University of California, Berkeley 3
University of British Columbia 2
Harvard University 1
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1
McGill University 1
Rice University 1
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

    The Village School's Boarding Program offers unparalleled opportunities for families considering a boarding school for their children. 
    Some of the many benefits of our program include:
  • A highly personalized educationA focus on academic and social progress for each child
  • The chance to speak, understand, read and write English
  • Life-long friendships with students from around the world
  • Real-life experience in the United States
  • A comprehensive college guidance counseling program 

  • The Village School teachers take a personal interest in each student and help them adjust to life at an American school. Our teachers are focused on continuous growth and a superior education. 

    With the help of a college counseling process that begins as early as Grade 6, students  are accepted at prestigious colleges and universities in the United States and around the world.

    To learn more about The Village School's Elite Boarding Program, please contact Boarding@meritas.net. 
  • School accreditations: Texas Alliance of Accredited Private Schools (TAAPS), Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS), International Baccalaureate Programme (IB)
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