USA Texas, USA
  • Boarding accommodation
  • $ $ $ $ $
  • Boarding

The Village School

Established: 1966
IB
City
STEM

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    1705
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Boarding accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Spring Semester, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

SCHOOL PROFILE
The Village School is located in sunny Houston, Texas, just 20 minutes from the city’s downtown area. The school offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma, an optional entrepreneurship diploma, a fine arts collaboration with the Juilliard School, and a comprehensive STEAM program in collaboration with MIT; students in the program visit MIT annually.

FACILITIES
The Village School is situated on 28 acres in West Houston. The campus has athletic facilities that include a turf field for football, soccer and lacrosse, a competition track, and tennis courts that are some of the best in the nation. Brand new facilities include an aquatic center, an additional athletic center, a weight room and a dormitory.

SPORTS AND ARTS
The Village School’s competitive sports teams include options such as American football, golf, and lacrosse.
In collaboration with The Juilliard School, the fine arts program’s unique curriculum prepares students for higher education in the arts.

DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
Boarding students live in brand new on-campus dormitories with four-bedroom suites and study areas. The school is known for its annual class trips, including a freshman retreat, a service-focused, cultural and educational trip sophomore year, an IB-focused science trip junior year, and a senior retreat.

Visit School Site: The Village School
Visit City Site: Houston, Texas

Awards and Accomplishments Of School

STEAM collaboration with MIT

  • 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 28 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?
Yes
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:8
Average Class Size
16
SAT Average
1230
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
Sports
Ballet, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country Running, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball
Arts
Art - Foundations, Ceramics, Digital Photography and Design, Drama, Drawing and Painting, IB Theater, IB Visual Art, Jazz Dance, Painting, Sculpture, Tap
Music
Band, Choir
Languages
Chinese, French, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Ballroom Dancing, Chess Club, Environmental, Habitat for Humanity, International Film, Literary Magazine, Math Club, MIT Invent Team, Model United Nations (Model UN), Multimedia Club, Music Appreciation, Newspaper Club, Quiz Bowl, Science Club, Social Club, Student Government
Accepting Students in Grades
No
Ages Accepted
14-20
ELTiS Required
Not Accepted
TOEFL Required
No minimum
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
School can provide an OOPT for English test More difficult for 12th grade

Similar Schools (3)

TMI Texas USA Girls Thumbnail 2019
S

TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas

USA Texas, USA

SCHOOL PROFILE Founded in 1893, TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas is located in the diverse city of San Antonio, minutes from downtown. The school offers a wide selection of advanced courses, including 21 AP options. The school has a very low international student population, offering international students a great experience to connect with their peers. FACILITIES Located in San Antonio, the seventh most populated city in the United States, the TMI campus is comprised of sports fields, science labs, computer labs, a library, and more. SPORTS AND ARTS Students can participate in a variety of competitive sports including award-winning American football, soccer, and cross country. TMI has a diverse arts and music program. It includes classes such as 3D design, acting, history in styles of jazz, and playwriting. AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS TMI’s nationally distinguished JROTC program is ranked one of the top 25 in the country and is recognized as an Honor Unit with Distinction. The TMI campus is ranked as the 5th most beautiful high school campus in Texas by Aceable. Last season, the school won state championships in boys soccer, boys swimming, and girls cross country. DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE Boarding students reside in recently refurbished residence halls alongside full-time, livein dorm parents. Common rooms contain televisions and a game room with a pool table, foosball, air hockey, and more. Visit School Site: <a href="https://www.visitsanantonio.com/">The Episcopal School of Texas</a> Visit City Site: <a href="https://www.tmi-sa.org/">San Antonio, Texas</a>

Read More
  • Boarding
Blackwood High School Public South Australia Australia Students Cooking
S

Blackwood High School

Australia South Australia, Australia

Blackwood High School has a strong tradition of academic, sporting and artistic excellence. Located in the foothills of Adelaide only 20 minutes by public transport from the city centre, the school overlooks native bushland and is close to recreational parks, cinemas, good transport and large shopping centres. The International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (IBMYP) is offered to all students in Grades 8-10 to prepare them thoroughly for senior high school and the challenges of an emerging, globalised world. The school is also a special interest high school for netball and Australian Rules Football and offers an enrichment program for gifted and talented students.

Read More
  • Public
Leman Manhattan New York USA Indoor Thumbnail 2019
S

Léman Manhattan Preparatory School

USA New York, USA

SCHOOL PROFILE Léman Manhattan Preparatory School is the first school in New York City to provide full boarding services for international students, offering the opportunity to live and learn in one of the most lively cities in the world. Léman offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma and provides luxury accommodations for boarding students in the heart of the Manhattan neighborhood. FACILITIES Léman’s urban campus features a library, a 400-seat theater, art and music studios, computer labs, a private café, and an athletic facility with a competition-size swimming pool, a gymnasium, and a fitness center. The school’s science labs and performing arts spaces are some of the best of any high school in the city. SPORTS AND ARTS Léman offers 45 different competitive sports teams at the varsity and junior varsity levels including squash, table tennis, and baseball. Students can participate in arts courses such as acting studio as well as extracurriculars such as hip hop dance. DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE Boarding students live in a luxury apartment-style dormitory located on Wall Street, a brief walk to campus. Apartments are designed as two to four person suites with private kitchens, bathrooms, and study areas. The accommodations have Wi-Fi and are under 24 hour monitoring by on-site security. Visit School Site: <a href="https://www.lemanmanhattan.org/">Léman Manhattan Preparatory School</a> Visit City Site: <a href="www.nyc.gov">New York, New York</a>

Read More
  • Boarding