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  • What We Do

    What We Do

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

Morelia

Morelia Hernandez:

Posse Foundation finalist for Bryn Mawr College!

Hard Work + Talent = Success

Morelia Hernandez, senior, learned to be patient and grateful for everything that she has on her visit to Pune, India this past summer with the National Security Language Initiative for Youth...Read More

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Spring!

Chinquapin Prep's Spring Gala!

Spring Gala

Plan ahead to flashback to a fabulous night celebrating the year when Microsoft was born, leisure suits and mood rings were all the rage, and Chinquapin students were solving the Rubik's Cube!


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.

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Testimonials

Angelica

Students

"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."
Aby

Faculty

"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

Alumni

"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

Board

"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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