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The Chinquapin School

The Chinquapin School is a coeducational private school for students in grades 6 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban

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Overview

Overview

The Chinquapin School says

The Chinquapin School was founded to provide a high quality college-preparatory education to able and motivated youth from low-income families in the Greater Houston area. Through its rigorous curriculum and an emphasis on community service and earning what one receives, Chinquapin hopes to produce responsible, well-educated citizens who will become constructive leaders in the community. The Chinquapin School is a college preparatory, 5-day boarding school for boys and day school for girls from low-income Houston area families. The school was founded in 1969 by Robert P. Moore, former head of the English Department at St. John's School in Houston, with the help of a $250,000 grant from The Brown Foundation.

Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (281) 426-5551
Email
  tbarr@chinquapin.org

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 159
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
6 22
7 24
8 28
9 24
10 24
11 20
12 17

The Chinquapin School's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing The Chinquapin School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 8 : 1
Gender 49% Male / 51% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Hispanic/Latino 80%
Black or African American 13%
Asian 3%

Extracurriculars

  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Flag Football
  • Soccer
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Flag Football
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball

Associations & Memberships

Other school associations

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