Independent Schools Association of the Southwest

ISAS At a Glance

Number of Member Schools

Number of RAC Schools (Recognition of Accreditation Candidacy) 3
Number of Teachers 6,422
Number of Students 56, 344
Total Financial Aid Awarded (current school year) $103 million
Day Schools 96%
Boarding Schools 4%
Coed Schools 88%
Single-Sex Schools 12%
Secondary Schools 62%
Elementary Schools 38%
Schools with Preschools 72%
Schools with Secondary Only (grade 5 and up) 15%


Schools located in Major Metropolitan Areas (Albuquerque, Austin, Dallas, El Paso, Fort Worth, Houston, New Orleans, San Antonio, Oklahoma City, Phoenix) 83%
Schools located in smaller communities 17%
Arizona Schools 3
Kansas Schools 1
Louisiana Schools 15
New Mexico Schools 8
Oklahoma Schools 5
Texas Schools 63
Median Experience, ISAS Head of School (in Years) 6
Female Heads of School 35%
Male Heads of School 65%
Heads of Color 9.5%