St. John’s School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school located in Houston’s River Oaks neighborhood.
The school’s mission is to create excellent citizens and leaders, particularly for the Houston area and for the U.S. in general. One hundred percent of students participate in community service, although the school does not require it.
Students are encouraged to complete both independent and directed study projects.
Awards, Ranking, Alumni, Tuition:
- Featured in the Wall Street Journal’s November 2007 article, “How to Get Into Harvard”
- Nine percent of graduates in 2007 went to one of the most eight highly selective colleges
- Alumni include humorist Molly Ivins and publisher and film producer Christy Haubegger
- Tuition: $21,550