• What We Do

    What We Do

    Chinquapin provides college-preparatory education to low income students in the Greater Houston Area.
  • Spring Event

    Spring Event

  • Help Us Recover

    Help Us Recover

  • Time Lapse

    Time Lapse

    Click here to watch a complete time-lapse video of the construction of the new dorm/dining hall
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Growing Excellence: A Campaign for Chinquapin Prep

Growing Excellence

A Campaign for Chinquapin Preparatory School

Rooted in Tradition,
Reaching for Tomorrow

Join us in our campaign to provide girls' boarding, facility improvements, and better opportunities for our students. Learn More.

Jennifer and Faith

Posse Scholars!

Seniors Jennifer Delgado and Faith Hernandez have been named Posse Scholars!

Hard Work + Talent = Success

Posse identifies students with both academic and leadership potential and partners with a number of highly regarded colleges and universities...Read More

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Chinquapin Prep's Spring Gala!

Spring Gala

Opportunity Rings! Save the date for the Chinquapin Preparatory Spring Gala at the Hotel ZaZa!

Learning Beyond the Classroom

Summer Programs

Summer Learning

Chinquapin students benefit from the often life-changing experiences provided by the Summer Programs offered to them.


Life in a Day at Chinquapin

Recent Alumnus Thomas Su aims to educate Chinquapin Prep applicants by creating a documentary that includes footage of the campus and insightful interviews about Chinquapin. The finished product of his junior project serves as an alternative means for Chinquapin's applicants to discover the school.




"Being a part of this school, I feel like I'm a part of something so much more than myself, so much more than even my education. I am helping to break stereotypes."


"As a teacher, Chinquapin inspires me to continue living out its motto, Quid pro Quo, or “something for something”, by believing in my students' successes just as others believed in mine.”
David Medina


"Chinquapin gave me the tools to find my success. This five-day boarding school gave me a language with which to express myself, and made me a reader and a writer... "
Bart Bentley


"I love Chinquapin’s mission to provide a college prep education to smart, motivated low income kids. Even better, however, is that Chinquapin is incredibly successful in fulfilling this mission... "

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