Area private schools see student population growth

WDL-01-2016-20-11-460x666Private schools in The Woodlands are constructing new facilities and planning for the future as student populations continue to expand. Administrators attribute the enrollment growth to a number of factors, including the opening of an ExxonMobil campus south of The Woodlands, smaller class sizes and personalized attention.

“We’re drawing 1,200 students from a population of 120,000 in a town with good public schools,” said Mike Maher, head of The John Cooper School. “That’s significant. I think a family moving to The Woodlands has an array of [education] options you normally wouldn’t see in a town of 120,000 people.” click here for complete story