About

Cooper at a Glance

School Type: Independent, college preparatory, non-sectarian, non-profit, co-educational day school for grades PK through 12

Founded:
1988; first graduating class – 1994; alumni - 1,581

Location:
The Woodlands, TX, a planned community 40 miles north of Houston

Accreditation:
Accredited by The Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS); member of The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS).
  • 1,232 Students
  • Student-Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Lower School (PK-5): 507 students
  • Middle School (6-8): 312 students
  • Upper School (9-12): 413 students
Faculty: 122 full-time; 2 part-time; 56% hold advanced degrees

Tuition:

PreKindergarten: $20,980
Kindergarten: $20,980
Grades 1-5: $23,090
Grades 6-8: $24,875
Grades 9-12: $25,920

Financial Aid: 13% of the student body receives need-based financial aid totaling approximately $1.8 million

Mean SAT Scores:

Class of 2016: 1950
Class of 2015: 1965
Class of 2014: 1948
Class of 2013: 2020
Class of 2012: 1981

College Matriculation: 100% of graduates attend college
 
Advanced Placement: 18 AP courses are offered in Upper School
 
Diversity: The student body includes 42% who are students of color
 
Religious Affiliation: Non-Sectarian

Accreditation

The John Cooper School is accredited by The Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS) and is a member of The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS).

   

Campus & Facilities

43-acre wooded campus includes:
  • Mitchell Lower School and Fifth Grade Center with classrooms, science labs, two music rooms, library, art room, multi-purpose room, and computer lab;
  • Middle/Upper School with classrooms, two libraries, and two computer labs;
  • Rock Math and Science Center with classrooms, science labs, 125-seat lecture hall, rooftop garden, and computer and robotics labs;
  • Glenn Performing Arts Center with a 500-seat main stage, 125-seat black box, and instructional space for band, choir, dance, and drama;
  • Dunlap and Austin Gymnasiums, a lighted and turfed football/soccer field, lighted and turfed baseball field with indoor batting cage, lighted softball field, lighted tennis courts and lighted track;
  • Two visual arts studios
  • Student Center/Dining Hall


Established in 1988, The John Cooper School is a recognized leader in PK-12 college preparatory, independent education.

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