Dear Chinquapin families-

The summer has flown by extremely fast and we’re a week away from Quid Pro Quo Day/SUPER CHORES!! Super Chores is a mandatory school tradition where we work together to get the campus ready for the first day of school! Transportation will be provided forRead More

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Chinquapin Transforms Lives




Beyond Education
& Expectation


Chinquapin is Texas’s only private college preparatory boarding school that serves academically motivated students in grades 6 through 12 from under resourced communities and schools in greater Houston.

Our Students

6th-12th grade students


College acceptance rate


of alumni have obtained a 4-year college degree


of students qualify for free or reduced lunch

Quid Pro Quo

On average, students receive a 97% tuition scholarship

Students & faculty work together to maintain classrooms & campus grounds

All students participate in at least two community service projects every school year


Your contribution helps our students to discover their true potential through a rigorous college-prep school experience that prepares them for college and beyond.


“I have been at Chinquapin for seven years now, and with each year, I have learned more about myself and who I want to be.” Read More
Sarah Yockey

“In high school, I once researched the great educator Mary McLeod Bethune, whose motto, “Enter to Learn, Depart to Serve” is one of my personal interpretations of Quid Pro Quo.” Read More

“There are two valuable life lessons that I learned from being a student at Chinquapin: believing in my gifts and my value as an individual and being resilient and self-reliant.” Read More
“For 50 years, Chinquapin has provided a rigorous college-preparatory education to highly motivated but economically underserved youth in the greater Houston area.” Read More


Chinquapin Prep is accredited by TAAPS

Contact Info

2615 E. Wallisville Rd.
Highlands, TX 77562

(281) 426-5551

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