Katy Christian Magazine’s 2015 Christian School Guide

Welcome to Katy Christian Magazine's 2015 Christian School Guide. We've compiled some of the top Christian schools from around the area below. 

Aristoi Academy
11th St.
Katy, TX 77493
(281) 391-5003

Aristoi Classical Academy is a public K-9th grade charter school offering a classical education to its students. Aristoi means striving for the best, among the best, of noble character, and a right nature. Aristoi’s mission is to provide students with an academically challenging Classical Liberal Arts education that encourages them to develop a passion for learning and that gives them the means to become responsible citizens of virtuous character. 


Big Creek Trails
13204 Peters Rd
Needville, TX 77461
(832) 449-2659

Big Creek Trails is a horseback riding trail ride experience for riders at all levels of riding. We offer something for everyone- from hay rides, trail rides, and kids’ parties, to good old fashioned family time. Big Creek Trails is your choice.

Our mission is to provide our guests with a memorable outdoor experience that will be the highlight of their year. We aim to create a place where traditions and memories can be made for all. 

Our philosophy is to ride safe, ride well, and ride fun. Safe rides make fun rides and fun rides create awesome memories.

The family that plays together stays together. We want Big Creek Trails to be your special place- a place where you can get away from the business of your lives and relax in good company. Our goal is to make Big Creek Trails your special getaway.


Centerra Ranch Montessori School
23144 Cinco Ranch Blvd Suite H
Katy, TX 77494
(281) 693-2767

The Centerra Ranch Montessori School (CRMS) creates a respectful and motivational environment where students mature into confident learners, entrepreneurs, and future philanthropists. The CRMS places great value on each student’s individuality and personal development. With experienced and nurturing staff and a stimulating curriculum, we take great pride in “Nurturing Divergent Thinking, Fostering Creativity, and Embracing Diversity.” Please feel free to contact us with any questions, thank you for considering the Centerra Ranch Montessori School!


Connolly Dance Arts
22760 Westheimer Pkwy., Ste #300
Katy, TX 77450
(281) 693-1232

We proudly offer dance classes for all ages and ability levels. Our goal is to help every dancer experience all that the art of dance can provide. We assist dancers in expressing their individual talents in class and through performance. Our dancers develop self-discipline, gain confidence, and achieve a feeling of pride in their accomplishments.

At Connolly Dance Arts, it is important that your child become both a good person and a great dancer. We strive to create a “home-away-from-home” atmosphere for your child by providing energetic dance instruction with positive feedback and emphasis on self-expression. We pride ourselves in selecting age appropriate music, costumes and choreography.

The faculty at Connolly Dance Arts includes certified dance instructors and professionals in the industry. Our main goal is to see that our students enjoy their experience. Training in dance increases motor skills, improves concentration, increases self-discipline and motivation, and allows for creative self-expression.

We offer classes from ages 2 to adult. Our schedule is comprised of a variety of styles such as ballet, jazz, hip hop, musical theatre, lyrical, modern, pointe, preschool, combo classes and tap. We also have an award winning Competition Company who competes around the Houston and area and beyond!

Our studio offers dance instruction Monday through Saturday mornings, afternoons and evenings. Please visit our website or give us a call at for more information.


Drama Kids
(281) 829-2287

Searching for a fun but educational after school activity for your kids this upcoming school year? Look no further than Drama Kids! Using various fun and fast paced drama activities, we vastly build children’s speaking, acting, and social skills. After just a few classes, parents will see the remarkable benefits of class participation, including improvements in your child’s cooperation and teamwork skills, as well as increased confidence and self-esteem. With our highly qualified and specially trained instructors, Drama Kids is proud to provide imaginative and fun learning experiences, new creative lessons in each class, and multitudes of developmental programs in community centers. Please contact us with any questions.


Faith West Academy
2225 Porter Rd
Katy, TX 77493
(281) 391-5683


Since 1982 Katy’s oldest and largest private school, Faith West Academy, continues to uphold core values of reverence for God; respect for ourselves, others, and authority; and responsibility for one’s action. 

Located on 42 acres just east of the city of Katy, FWA provides a safe, Christian environment for preschool (starting at age 3) through 12th grade. As an extension of the preschool, FWA hosts a popular Mother’s Day Out Program that enrolls students as early as 15 months old. FWA serves a growing number of international students seeking studies in America by providing them with on-campus boarding facilities. 


Fort Bend Taekwondo
19830 FM 1093
Richmond, TX 77407
(281) 599-3331

Fort Bend TaeKwonDo is the premier martial arts school in the Katy and Richmond area for ages 3 and up! Our curriculum features age-specific classes that focus on the intellectual, social, emotional and physical development of each student. Each age-specific program works on 8 prominent skills to maximize results so that we help our students become the best versions of themselves! Students become more focused, confident and stronger with each class they attend.


Fun Fair Positive Soccer
10570 Westpark Dr.
Houston, TX 77042
(800) 828-7529

Hurry! Sign up early – Save $5

Fun-Fair-Positive Soccer (FFPS) early sign up for the Fall 2015 Season is underway. Sign up early to save $5. Sign-ups end September 22. FFPS is for girls & boys, ages 4-18. All eight games are on Saturdays and begin Oct. 10. Teams practice once per week normally in the evening. FFPS provides a very nice full uniform (shirt, shorts, socks) and a very nice trophy to all players. FFPS features equal playing time and play every position each game, balanced teams, no tryouts, and only positive coaching allowed. All games are played locally. No travel. FFPS has 22 convenient locations in the Houston area.

To find a location nearest you or to sign up or for questions contact us. 


Grandma’s House and West Oaks Private School
14840 Branch Forest Dr.
Houston, TX 77082
(281) 531-0012

Grandma’s House Child Care Center and West Oaks Private School has been West Houston’s premier child care center for almost 30 years. We are situated on three beautiful acres and also have our own gymnasium. We are conveniently located off of Highway 6 near West Oaks Mall with easy access from Katy, Richmond, Sugar Land and West Houston. We provide care for infants through school age children and provide before and after school transportation to a number of Alief and Fort Bend ISD schools. We also have a summer camp program for children who have completed Kindergarten through the age of twelve that includes up to three field trips per week to exciting entertainment destinations like roller skating, bowling, swimming and the movies.


Holy Rosary Catholic School
1426 George Street
Rosenberg, TX 77471
(281) 342-5813

Holy Rosary Catholic School is conveniently located between Hwy 90 and Hwy 59 near historic downtown Rosenberg. Serving students from Pre-K 3 years through 8th grade, HRCS is dedicated to the spiritual, academic, physical, and emotional growth of all students. HRCS focuses on the individual with expectations set high for all. Small class sizes awards the students with many possibilities; from individualized academic attention to inclusion in team sports regardless of experience.  We offer a variety of extra-curricular activities: from competitive sports starting in 2nd grade to theater arts to chess club. As our graduates move on to public or parochial high schools, their years invested at HRCS become the springboard for their success. For more information, please contact our school office or hrs@holyrosary-school.org


Katy Art School
24210 Westheimer Pkwy., Ste. #1100
Katy, TX 77494
(281) 665-3272

The Katy Art School’s mission statement reads as the following: “Foster an atmosphere where the unique talents and perspectives of individual students can develop and flourish. Create a student centered environment where artists can advance knowledge, skills and confidence. Expand and nurture the talents of active and creative minds through the introduction of diverse styles and various mediums. Inspire students to enjoy art and have fun learning practical and relevant skills.” We at the Katy Art School provide multitudes of developmental and exciting programs such as Art After School, Early Childhood Classes, Jr. High/High School Classes, Home School Classes, Adult Classes, and Scout Art Classes. We provide all materials necessary and registration is completed on a first come, first served basis. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.


Katy Family YMCA
22807 Westheimer Pkwy
Katy, TX 77494
(281) 392-5055


With so many demands on today’s families, parents need all the support they can get. That is why child care at the Y is about more than just looking after kids. It is about nurturing their development by providing a safe place to learn foundational skills, develop trusting relationships and build self-reliance. Once children reach school age, multiple influences enter their lives. School-based care ensures the time outside of school is occupied creatively and constructively. Please visit our website for a complete list of participating schools and costs.


Little Saints PreSchool
19310 W Little York Rd.
Katy, TX 77449
(281) 550-6003


Little Saints Children’s Academy (LSCA), is a privately owned and operated child care facility dedicated to providing a quality program for children between the ages of six weeks and twelve years. 

We compellingly follow the guidelines of the Word of God, “we are to suffer little children to come unto Him for such is the Kingdom of Heaven.” Our goal is to provide love-n-care, a safe and Christian environment and support to every family. Little Saints Children’s Academy staff and administration believe that each child is a unique individual. Our programs and curriculum are designed to meet the developmental level of each child encouraging individuality and promoting self-confidence.


Logos Preparatory Academy
13303 Southwest Fwy.
Sugar Land, TX 77478
(281) 565-6467

Logos Preparatory Academy (Logos Prep) is celebrating its 10th year as a thriving K-12 University Model School in the heart of Sugar Land. The school has grown from 225 students to over 600 students and is proud to announce the addition of a Katy community school located on Highway 99 in Katy. Logos Prep offers sports for 7th – 12th graders including 6-man football, cheer, volleyball, basketball, soccer, cross country, swimming, golf, track and field, and tennis. In addition, Logos Prep offers many clubs and activities including chess, robotics, Trail Life, American Heritage Girls, leadership groups, service groups, global trips, and National Honor Society. For more information, contact info@logosprep.org or check out our website.


Memorial Lutheran Preschool
5810 3rd St. 
Katy, TX 77493
(281) 391-0172

Memorial Lutheran Preschool is located in the Heart of Katy at the corner of 4th St & Avenue “D”. We have been serving the Katy community by providing preschool opportunities for Toddlers through Pre-K since 1993. 

We strive for the children to Grow in God and Learn in Love. We believe that: every child is a gift from God; regardless of circumstance, every child should know Jesus loves them; every child has the potential to learn and to develop spiritually, emotionally, cognitively and physically; and Jesus is the foundation of everything we teach. Our Mission is to support, encourage and connect families in Jesus by providing a foundation of Christ-centered academic learning, equipping them to be His witnesses and make disciples wherever they go.


Memorial Lutheran School
5800 Westheimer Road 
Houston, TX 77057
(713) 782-4022

Memorial Lutheran Classical School, located in the Galleria area, has been educating Houston-area families for 35 years. Building a strong foundation with a love of learning is our main purpose. Memorial Lutheran School offers a challenging and rewarding curriculum at all grade levels, with programs for Infants through 8th grade. Extended childcare for all age and grade levels is offered. Interactive white boards, a computer lab, and iPads are part of the technology program for Pre-K through 8th grade. Other enrichment opportunities include music, art, choir, orchestra, band, P.E., athletics, field trips, debate and chess club. 

Weekly Chapel and daily Christian teaching foster caring, respect, and love for one another. Contact Admissions or visit the school’s website for more information.


Mission Bend Christian Academy
3710 Hwy 6 South
Houston, TX 77082
(281) 497-4057

This upcoming school year, Mission Bend Christian Academy is excited to offer students a structured yet warm and nurturing educational environment that will provide them with the skills necessary to develop into spiritually, academically, socially, and physically adept individuals. MBCA is proud to provide a low student to teacher ratios and classes that focus on a wide range of concepts (i.e. phonic-based Language Arts and Reading programs, hands-on and problem solving based Science and Mathematics). Additionally, MBCA offers unique and in-depth courses such as Computer Lit and American Sign Language to diversify our students’ skillsets. 


Tangible Difference Learning Center
1635 S. Fry Road
Katy, TX 77450    
(713) 462-6060

7010 NW 100 Drive, Suite A104
Houston, TX 77092
(281) 616-0875 

Established in 2005, Tangible Difference provides numerous programs design to assist and train you in ways to help your child progress. We focus on the areas of communication, behavior, academics, and social skills to help your child reach his or her full potential.

Services offered include: Pediatric Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis, and Social Skills, for children ages 2- 10 years. 


The Briarwood School
12207 Whittington Drive
Houston, TX 77077
(281) 493-1070 

As you prepare for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year, consider enrolling your child in The Briarwood School. The Briarwood School is proud to “enable and empower students with diagnosed learning differences or developmental disorders to reach their maximum potential academically, socially, physically and emotionally through individualized, diagnostic-prescriptive instruction in a structured and supportive academic environment.” Our learning environment fosters in our students crucial academic skills, motivation, and high self-esteem. By identifying each child’s learning type, The Briarwood School teaches to strengths and remediates weaknesses, providing students with a unique and entirely personal school experience. 


Trinity Lutheran School Downtown
800 Houston Ave.
Houston, TX 77007
(713) 224-0684

The Trinity Lutheran School is a private Christian academy offering multitudes of learning opportunities from Infants- 8th grade. As an educational ministry of Trinity Lutheran Church, TLS offers a loving and faith based curriculum- however, enrollment is open to students of all faiths, nationalities, and ethnic origins. Trinity’s fundamental purpose is to lead children to Christ, their savior. TLS’s mission statement is to “teach not only the reality of God’s Law and the saving message of His Grace through Jesus Christ, but also how to incorporate these lessons into their everyday living.” With our highly trained staff, TLS is dedicated solely to academic excellence and instilling in students strong personal character, high self-esteem, leadership, self-discipline, respect for others, community service, and appreciation for the blessings of God. Our curriculum is comprised of reading, mathematics, religion, science, social studies, history, geography, language, physical education, and the arts. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.


Westlake Preparatory Lutheran Academy
23300 Bellaire Blvd 
Richmond, TX 77406
(281) 341-9910

Westlake Preparatory Lutheran Academy (WPLA) is a private Christian school that places emphasis on individual development in person and in relationship with God. Our teachers pride themselves in not only their exceptional training, but also in belief that teaching is more than a job- it’s a calling. We believe that every child is a gift from God and He has entrusted us in providing them with a faith-based and academically stimulating education. Our vision reads as follows: “Children are Educated for Today (Academic Excellence). Children are Educated for Tomorrow (Learn to Read to Read to Learn). Children are Educated for Eternity (able to connect Sunday to Monday).There is “Education with a Difference.” Thank you for considering Westlake Preparatory Lutheran Academy this upcoming school year! 

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