A spotlight on Houston-area private schools

If you've just purchased one of the houses for sale in Houston, there are a variety of options in terms of schooling to choose from. If you would like to consider giving your children a private school education, the area boasts a good amount of highly ranked independent schools.

Within miles of downtown Houston, there are an exceptional selection of private schools, 79 to be exact. The Houston Area Independent School Organization states, “As your child begins private education, you are entering a special community of parents concerned with providing the finest possible preparation for their children’s futures."

The quality that many private education advocates value the most is the fact that private institutions typically aim to customize content in order to meet specific needs desired by students and parents. "You can choose the school whose mission matches your child’s needs. Private schools also have a Board of Trustees, which keeps the school “on track” by protecting and nurturing that special mission,” the organization explains.

The number of private schools in Houston may seem overwhelming, however, the area helps parents choose the best school by hosting events such as the Annual Private School Preview Plus. There is no admission fee or registration required and both area private schools and nationwide boarding schools attend the event.