13051 Whittington Drive
Houston, TX 77077
Tel: (281) 496-7900 Ext. 4104
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The Village School Photo #1 - The Village School boarding students reside in newly-built, on-campus dormitories. We take pride in providing a safe, nurturing living environment.
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The Village School Photo #1 - The Village School boarding students reside in newly-built, 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 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 #6 - 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 #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 (2022)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 7-12
  • Students: 1750 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $70,800
  • Acceptance rate: 50%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

The Village School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 308 schools) for:

Category
Attribute
Student Test Scores

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2021 School Data
The Village School
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
7-12
9-12
Grades Offered (Day)
Pre-K-12
5-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1966
1907
Campus Size
28 acres
125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
1750 students
300 students
% Students of Color
60%
25%
% International Students
30%
20%
% Students Boarding
30%
70%
Average SAT Score
1390
* National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile)
1300 - 1530
-
Average ACT score
34
*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
18 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
7:1
Number of IB Courses Offered
48
-
ESL Courses Offered
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
50%
70%
Summer Program Offered
Yes

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$70,800
(*Includes tution, room & board, books, computer, .)
$59,900
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a
$32,995
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$48,500
$44,100
Merit Scholarships Offered
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Jan. 15
Acceptance Rate
50%
58%
Director of Admissions
LaRetta Bertram

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
n/a
17
Courses
Algebra 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

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
22
23
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Amnesty International Club, Art Club, Biology Club, Book Club, Film Appreciation, International Film Club, Model UN, Photography, Quiz Bowl, scholarly journal, Science Bowl, Social Club, Speech and Debate, Student Government, TED-Ed, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, 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
68
Texas A&M University
30
The University of Texas, Dallas
29
University of Houston
25
University of California, San Diego
15
Baylor University
12
Southern Methodist University
9
University of British Columbia
9
Rice University
7
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
4

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.
Profile last updated: 07/09/2021
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