Established in 1954, St. Michael Catholic School (SMCS), conveniently located near the Galleria, is one of Houston’s leading schools for children three years of age through eighth grade. Its mission is to form disciples of Christ through an education focused on faith, conscience, scholarship, and service.
To ensure classroom success and prepare students for challenges beyond campus life, St. Michael Catholic School integrates faith and knowledge to educate the whole person, offering religious education and sacramental training; enhanced creative writing programs; Spanish courses; interactive science curriculum enhanced by hands-on learning, competitive and award winning athletics; service and leadership opportunities; fine arts, music, and performing arts instruction; academic rallies such as Prep Bowl, National Junior Honor Society, honors math and science courses; and a Sacred Art History program that is unique to SMCS.
The campus occupies more than ten acres of land and serves approximately 500 co-ed students in a state-of-the-art 70,000 squarefoot LEED-certified building with two computer labs; laptop and tablet mobile labs; SMART Board in each classroom; one-to-one device program using Chrome books for middle school students; science labs capable of plant and animal studies and in-depth lab experiments; two fully equipped art rooms and a kiln room; library including media center and resource room; regulation athletic field for football, soccer, practice track and gymnasium with boys’ and girls’ locker rooms and two concession stands; a school chapel that offers an area for reflection and spiritual development; and dedicated performing arts classrooms. These facilities provide students with the most current educational tools and resources.
St. Michael Catholic School graduates are accepted to Houston’s most premier private and public high schools that include: St. Agnes Academy, St. Thomas High School, Strake Jesuit College Preparatory, Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart, Incarnate Word Academy, St. Pius X High School, Episcopal High School, The Kinkaid School, and the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts