About Us

Welcome To Houston Academy!

Founded in 1970, Houston Academy (HA) is southeast Alabama’s premier college preparatory school. HA is the only independent school in the region that focuses on college preparation and global education. Students who come to Houston Academy seek a well-rounded educational experience that includes a strong emphasis on challenging academics, community involvement, athletics, and the arts.

Our mission is to prepare all our students for responsible participation in a global society by providing an excellent learning environment and opportunities to achieve their highest academic, social, and creative potential.

Special Recognition

About Houston Academy - awarded "Best of the Wiregrass" for 2016 by the Dothan Eagle.

Houston Academy has been named the “Best Private School in the Wiregrass” by the Dothan Eagle for the third year in a row!

About Houston Academy - An Alabama Sports Week Athletics All Star for excellence in sports.

Houston Academy Athletics received this sportsmanship award for being free of fines and ejections during the 2015-16 season in all sports.

About Houston Academy - A current AISA Blue Ribbon School.

Houston Academy was recognized as an AISA “Blue Ribbon School”, exemplifying excellence in instruction, staff development, academic performance, student life, leadership, and community interaction during the 2015-16 year.

Accreditation and Memberships

We are the ONLY school in the Wiregrass that has met the rigorous certification requirements of the Southern Association of Independent Schools, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the National Association of Independent Schools.