Admissions Overview 

Welcome to Yellowstone Academy!

Yellowstone Academy is a private Christian school located in the heart of Houston’s historic Third Ward. At Yellowstone Academy, we provide an education that nourishes each child’s mind, body, and spirit empowering them to reach their full potential. By providing a comprehensive program including high quality academics, arts, athletics, and social support, we strive to provide an alternative to the failing school options in Houston’s inner-city. We appreciate your interest in our program and invite you to explore our website and come tour our campus to find out what makes Yellowstone a premier school in Houston.

Yellowstone Academy at a Glance

  • 350 students, pre-kindergarten- 8th grade
  • 16:1, student to teacher ratio
  • Extended school day and school year to maximize learning time
  • Learning expeditions for each grade level to enhance classroom learning
  • Comprehensive specials program including physical education, music, art, and technology
  • Spiritual development program with daily Bible classes and a weekly chapel service
  • Student Support Services Program including counseling, mentors, and family support
  • Graduate Support Program provides academic advising, mentoring, and youth development activities to support students to and through high school

Admissions Process

Yellowstone Academy is committed to leveling the educational and socioeconomic playing field so that our students and graduates reach their full potential. We admit students who will be successful both academically and socially, and will be assets to our school community and its mission. To apply for admission, please click on the link below. This year, we will be giving first preference for admission to families living in the following five zip codes:

  • 77004
  • 77021
  • 77033
  • 77051
  • 77048

If you live outside of this geographic zone, please feel free to submit your application and we will reach out if additional spaces become available.

There is no need to submit more than one application, we will respond to let you know the status of your application as soon as possible.


We ask every family admitted to the school to pay a portion of the tuition costs for their student to attend. The tuition amount is on a sliding scale and is determined based on family income, employment status, and other related factors. For qualifying students, Yellowstone staff will meet with the families to discuss tuition and expectations prior to enrollment.

Other questions? Please contact Kimberlei Brisbane at 713-741-8000 ext. 241 or by email at

Pre-K3 and Pre-K4 Applicants

If you are applying for grades Pre-K3 to 1st grade, we will contact you once you have submitted your application to bring your child in for an evaluation. This results of the evaluation will determine whether or not your child will be accepted into our school.

The first round of evaluations will be February 27th through April 24th on Wednesdays and Fridays. Someone from the admission office will contact you to schedule the day and time for you to bring your child. 


Apply Now!

This is the Admission application for Yellowstone Academy. The completion of this application does not guarantee enrollment in the school. You will be contacted by an Admissions Representative with further instructions on required testing and documentation. Thank you for considering Yellowstone Academy for your child’s education.

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