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Top 10 Best Private High Schools in Texas 2018
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10. Strake Jesuit College Preparatory
Founded in 1960, Strake Jesuit College Preparatory prepares young men as leaders and Men for Others in the nearly 500-year-old tradition of the Society of Jesus. Strake Jesuit College Preparatory is a community of students, parents, and teachers who come together to pursue rigorous education and personal growth.
Strake Jesuit College Preparatory is a Jesuit, college-preparatory school for males, grades 9-12, in the Chinatown area and in the Greater Sharpstown district of Houston, Texas. It is located in proximity to Alief.
With over 1000 students, it is the largest Catholic high school in Houston. It boasts such a large collection of art installed around the campus, both inside and out, that the City of Houston has classified the campus as an art museum, for which the school maintains a full-time curator. The school is located within the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. It is one of only two private schools in Texas that are members of the University Interscholastic League (the other being Dallas Jesuit), which allows it to compete athletically against the largest public schools