The Branch School has been accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools since 1998.

At our 2018 re-accreditation visit, the following themes for recognition were noted:

  • The school has shown a commitment to the culture and community through the practice of educating students in academics and character traits and providing support for opportunities to practice community values providing students with occasions to apply and achieve in learning, thinking, and life skills.
  • The diverse board makeup and individual commitment to the mission of the school allow the school to function under the leadership of a strong board with daily school operations managed by uniquely qualified and experienced leadership, faculty, and staff, thus creating a highly functional management team.
  • The Branch School's inspirational and caring teachers infuse a positive, safe environment conducive to augmenting student's academic, social, and emotional growth.


As a member of the Houston Association of Independent Schools (HAIS), the school is part of a network of well-known private schools.