Counseling Program

The HC Counseling Program provides the student assistance in aspects of personal, spiritual, and educational growth and development. In cooperation with parents and teachers, the counselors provide personal help to the student as needs arise. In situations requiring in-depth or long-term assistance, professional referrals may be suggested. HC reserves the right to require appropriate outside professional intervention as a condition for continuance at HC. Any questions regarding a student's 4-year plan of academic study should be directed to the counselor.

Information about preparing for and choosing a college is distributed by the Counseling Office to each 9th through 12th grade student. Through an annual college day, the online Academic Newsletter, questionnaires, interviews and annual grade-level meetings and parent and student conferences, the counseling program seeks to provide help in making specific post-high school plans. Information on individual colleges, scholarships, and college entrance examinations is also available from the Counseling Office. Further information regarding counseling and college guidance can be found in the 2014-2015 HC Student & Parent Handbook. For specific questions, contact the Counseling Office at 713.580.6099

"The HC Counseling Department has been incredibly supportive and informative. As a parent, the counseling department has been a true blessing and most beneficial contact I have had with our school. Our counseling staff is friendly, professional, encouraging and dedicated to helping students increase in independence and find the right college fit. They are available to help with the academic bumps students encounter during their high school journey and help them navigate their way through the college application process. In addition, we sure do love and utilize the College Counsel Handbook. I encourage everyone to use this outstanding resource.

"When I asked my college freshman daughter her favorite part of HC, she said, "I love the counselors and I had really great teachers.” I believe the guidance our family has received will have a long-term valuable impact." - Gayla and Scott Thompson, with Adrianna (Class of 2012)

'I had a group I ate lunch with called the "Lunch Bunch," which met in Mr. Lister's classroom. Mr. Lister liked to call us "the vultures." Mr. Lister was always available after school for discussion and has been a source of wisdom and advice in my important decisions and biblical questions. He constantly encouraged me to read the Word daily and research my questions to ensure I had the right conclusion and thought process. I learned the value of questioning and striving to be a lifelong learner. I hope to carry the wisdom of Mr. Lister into college and the years after."

Athena Co



"My Houston Christian education has given me so many opportunities far beyond what I could have ever thought or dreamed. The Fine Arts department allowed me to excel not only as a performer, but as a whole person. What stand out to me in my time at HC are the numerous teachers and peers I have met who truly care about me and the individual I am becoming inside and out of the classroom."

Remy Garfield



"My favorite aspect of HC was the opportunity to be so involved my senior year. I was the co-captain of the cheerleading squad, Student Council public relations officer, a Student Ambassador, a D-group leader, member of the Passport to Lead program, and a member of the Diversity Club. HC has taught me to always strive for what I want and never stop trying."

Sarah Zepeda

2700 W Sam Houston Parkway N
Houston, TX 77043

P: (713) 580-6000

F: (713) 580-6001

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