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A Community Of Affirmation

Huntington-Surrey is something special.


Founded in 1973 and accredited for 35+ years, generations of bright, unique spirits have found an intellectual home at Huntington-Surrey. Huntington-Surrey students learn the liberal arts in an environment based on freedom, rigor, and community support.


Small class sizes, rich mentoring relationships with passionate, experienced teachers, a zero-bullying environment, and the one-of-a-kind Individual Literature program do more than help students succeed in high school. Huntington-Surrey students graduate with the spirit of intellectual inquiry and powerful academic skills they need to thrive in college, in careers, and in civil society as inspired and inspiring leaders, thinkers, and creators.

Learn more about our top-tier academic program and our welcoming and warm community life. Drop us a line. Schedule a tour. Your student may already have the Huntington-Surrey spirit: a love of learning, an independent mind, and a dedication to community. They deserve a high school that empowers them to become their best.

Give us a shout. We can't wait to meet you!

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Four Bedrock Values

At Huntington-Surrey, We Believe In:

Uplifting Every Student

Huntington-Surrey forms an inclusive, welcoming, and affirming community where every individual student is known, supported, and embraced.

Cultivating the Life of the Mind

Huntington-Surrey values learning for its own sake, intellectual curiosity, and the spirit of the liberal arts.

Living the Values of Democracy

Huntington-Surrey students, teachers, and administrators take individual and collective responsibility for shaping the culture of the school.

Succeeding through Academic Rigor

Huntington-Surrey prepares students not only to attend college, but also to flourish there.

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Accredited For 35+ Years

Huntington-Surrey has been accredited for 35+ years by Cognia (formerly SACS, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools) – the same body that accredits AISD schools. Cognia assesses each school according to the Index of Educational Quality, or IEQ - a holistic measure of overall performance based on a comprehensive set of standards and review criteria. The average score for Cognia institutions is 278.34-283. An IEQ of 300 or more is excellent. As of our most recent review in Spring 2022, Huntington-Surrey’s IEQ is 342.50!

Mission Statement
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Mission Statement

Huntington-Surrey School educates bright, diverse thinkers from ninth to twelfth grade who flourish within an individualized, flexible, student-centered college-preparatory environment.

Our faculty and staff are highly-credentialed, passionate, and inspiring. They focus on helping students develop self-accountability and self-motivation within the context of a supportive learning community in order to prepare them for success in college and life.

Our goal is to facilitate the students’ intellectual, emotional, aesthetic, ethical, and social growth; therefore, we foster a learning experience  that is nurturing, accepting, and challenging.

Our  mission is to prepare students for lifetime learning and decision-making, for taking responsibility for their decisions, for participating positively in civic and community life, and for practicing open-mindedness, respect and tolerance for others’ choices.

Huntington-Surrey students learn how to think, not what to think.

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