13051 Whittington Drive
Houston, TX 77077
Tel: (281) 496-7900 Ext. 4104
The Village School Photo #1 - The Village School boarding students reside in on-campus dormitories. We take pride in providing a safe, nurturing living environment.
The Village School Photo #1 - The Village School boarding students reside in on-campus dormitories. We take pride in providing a safe, nurturing living environment.
The Village School Photo #2 - 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 Photo #3 - 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 Photo #4 - 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 Photo #5 - 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 Photo #6 - The Village School is home to a collaborative, supportive and diverse community. We pride ourselves on outstanding academic achievement, global integration, faculty excellence, and a personalized approach to teaching and learning.
The Village School Photo #7 - 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 Photo #8 - 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.
Offering 5 day boarding option for students in the greater Houston area as well as full 7 day boarding.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 7-12
  • Enrollment: 1,400 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $76,850
  • Acceptance rate: 50%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

The Village School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 298 schools) for:

Student Test Scores

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2022 School Data
The Village School
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
Grades Offered (Day)
School Type
Religious Affiliation
Year Founded
Campus Size
28 acres
125 acres

Student Body

1400 students
310 students
% Students of Color
% International Students
% Students Boarding
Average SAT Score
* National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile)
1300 - 1530
Average ACT score
*National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
Classroom Dress Code
Mixture of formal and informal dress days
Average Class Size
18 students
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
Number of IB Courses Offered
ESL Courses Offered
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program Offered
Summer Program Details

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
(*Includes tuition, room & board, books, computer)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
Merit Scholarships Offered

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Jan. 15
Acceptance Rate
Director of Admissions
LaRetta Bertram

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
Algebra II Honors, AP Statistics, AP United States History, 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



Total Extracurricular Organizations
Club or Organization:
Academic Team, Amnesty International Club, Art Club, Biology Club, Book Club, Chinese Culture Club, DECA, Desi Club, E-sports Club, Film Appreciation, International Film Club, Investment Club, Model UN, National French Honor Society, One Africa Club, Photography, Quiz Bowl, Robotics Club, Science Bowl, Social Club, Speech and Debate, Student Government, TED-Ed, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
808 Music Club, Band, Creative Writing Club, Fashion Club, Music Club, Music/Drama, Orchestra, STARS Theatre & Performance

College Matriculation

Year: 2012 - 2018
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
The University of Texas, Austin
Texas A&M University
The University of Texas, Dallas
University of Houston
University of California, San Diego
Baylor University
Southern Methodist University
University of British Columbia
Rice University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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 educational focus on academic and social progress for each child
  • Internship and Entrepreneurship programs
  • Collaboration with MIT in the area of STEAM
  • 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 will help them adjust to life at an American school, focusing on continuous academic, social and emotional growth.With the help of a college counseling process that begins as early as Grade 8, 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 admissions@thevillageschool.com.
  • The Village School accreditations: Texas Alliance of Accredited Private Schools (TAAPS), Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS), International Baccalaureate Programme (IB)
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Isaiah Taylor '13 - Plays basketball for the Atlanta Hawks (NBA).
    • Erica Dasher '04 - American actress.
    • Shaquille Cleare '14 - Played basketball for the University of Texas.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The Village School cost?

The Village School's tuition is approximately $76,850 for boarding students.

What is the acceptance rate of The Village School?

The acceptance rate of The Village School is 50%, which is lower than the boarding school average of 58%.

Who are famous alumni from The Village School?

The Village School famous alumni include: Isaiah Taylor '13, Erica Dasher '04 and Shaquille Cleare '14.

What sports does The Village School offer?

The Village School offers 13 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country Running, Dance, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball and Water Polo.

Does The Village School offer a summer program?

Yes, The Village School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

What is The Village School's ranking?

The Village School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for Large student body (number of students) and High average SAT scores.

When is the application deadline for The Village School?

The application deadline for The Village School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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