The Village School

13051 Whittington Drive
Houston, TX 77077
Tel: (281) 496-7900 Ext. 4104
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 #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.

Top Rankings

The Village School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 303 schools) for:

Definition of Terms
 | 2021 School Data
The Village SchoolBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)7-129-12
Grades Offered (Day)Pre-K-129-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
Religious AffiliationNon-denominationalNon-denominational
Year Founded19661907
Campus Size28 acres125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment1750 students300 students
% Students of Color
% International Students
% Students Boarding
Average SAT Score1390* National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile)1300 - 1530-
Average ACT score34*National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Mixture of formal and informal dress days)
Average Class Size18 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Student : Teacher Ratio8:17:1
Number of IB Courses Offered48-
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program OfferedYesYes

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
(*Includes tution, room & board, books, computer, .)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Acceptance Rate

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
Director of AdmissionsLaRetta Bertram

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offeredn/a18
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


# Interscholastic Sports Offered1616
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Dance, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo


Total Extracurricular Organizations2223
ExtracurricularsClub 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 - 201810 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
The University of Texas, Austin68
Texas A&M University30
The University of Texas, Dallas29
University of Houston25
University of California, San Diego15
Baylor University12
Southern Methodist University9
University of British Columbia9
Rice University7
Massachusetts Institute of Technology4
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 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
  • 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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