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Program of Study

Our college preparatory curriculum is predicated on the belief that certain abilities are of major importance: to reason carefully and logically, to think creatively and sensitively, and to communicate precisely and articulately. The program seeks to encourage curiosity, openness, and the joy of discovery that leads to a lifelong enthusiasm for learning.

6th Grade
English, Language Arts, Social Studies (Ancient Civilizations), Mathematics, Integrated Science I, Leadership One, Introduction to Art, Principles of Music

7th Grade
English, Language Arts, Social Studies (Texas History), Pre-Algebra, Integrated Science II, Leadership II, Elective choice of Art, Guitar or a STEM-related course

8th Grade
English, Language Arts, US History, Algebra I, Integrated Science III, Spanish I, Leadership III,  Elective choice of Art, Guitar or a STEM-related course

9th Grade

Full year courses- English I, Geometry, Biology, Spanish II or Pre-AP Spanish
Semester courses- Health, World Geography, Speech, Language Arts

10th Grade
Full year courses- English II, World History, Algebra II, Chemistry, Pre-AP Spanish or AP Spanish Language, AP Computer Science Principles

11th Grade
Full year courses- AP English Literature and Composition, AP U.S. History, Pre-Calculus, Physics, AP Spanish Language or AP Spanish Literature

Semester Courses- JR Seminar, SAT/ACT Prep

12th Grade
Full year courses- AP English Language and Composition, AP Calculus or Statistics, AP Environmental Science or AP Biology, Sr Seminar/College Counseling

Semester Courses- U.S. Government, Economics, Human Geography, Teacher’s Aide

All students who do not participate in team sports also take Physical Education each year they are at Chinquapin.

Piano, Guitar, Choir, Studio Art, Ceramics, Journalism, Performing Arts, Speech & Debate, and Yearbook are available as one-half credit electives for 9th-12th grade students.  Other electives are available pending teacher and student interest.

All students must take two half-credit courses in a Fine Art.


Chinquapin Prep is accredited by TAAPS

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2615 E. Wallisville Rd.
Highlands, TX 77562

(281) 426-5551

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