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Accepted Students

Welcome to your new journey as an HC Mustang!

2019-2020 New Student Information

List of 17 items.

  • The Big Event

    Come, celebrate your acceptance to Houston Christian High School!

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, March 20, 2019, in the Houston Christian Courtyard. 

    It is a fun evening celebrating you and all the amazing things HC has to offer. You will sample Chef Gabe's amazing food, hear from our Mary Poppins cast, chat with teachers, coaches, staff, directors, students, and more.

  • Laptop Order

    The laptop and calculator package is not yet ready for purchase. An email will be sent when the form is published to this tab.

    Below you will see the details for the laptop.

    13" MacBook Pro
    • 065-C5WL 2.5GHz Dual-core Intel Core i7, Turbo
    Boost up to 4.0GHz
    • 065-C5WM Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640
    • 065-C5WP 16GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 SDRAM
    • 065-C5X2 512GB PCIe-based SSD
    • 065-C5WQ Force Touch Trackpad
    • 065-C5WT Two Thunderbolt 3 Ports
    • 065-C5XQ Backlit Keyboard (English) / User's Guide

    The cost will be between $2100.00 and $2350.00 depending on the final Apple quote.
  • Uniforms

    Tommy Hilfiger is the uniform provider for Houston Christian. 

    Please visit their website to order your uniforms. Samples and sample sizes are available in the front office. 

    Please note: men are required to have one pair of pants as part of their uniform. Although HC does not have a chapel dress, there are occasions where pants for men are mandatory.
    For specific uniform questions, please refer to the HC Student Handbook.
  • Freshman Course Selection

    Course selection for all freshman will be offered at 4:30 pm and 6:30 pm on April 8th in the lecture hall of the Bush Center for Scholars and Leaders. 

    To prepare for the meeting, you are welcome to view the freshman course selection sheet. It will be posted one week before the meeting. 

    Please click here to view the course offerings.  

    You may view the four-year plan here.
  • Placement Testing

    Placement testing will begin at 9:00 am on April 13th with foreign language given first. Math testing will begin at 10:30 am. Students will have 60 minutes for foreign language and 90 minutes for math. Testing will be in the student center. 

    Please plan to arrive a few minutes prior to testing to sign-in. 

    As a reminder, any student wishing to take a course beyond Algebra 1 (including Pre-AP Algebra 1) must take the math placement test.  Any student who previously took Spanish or Latin and plans to continue at HC must take the placement test, even if they plan to start in Spanish 1 or Latin 1. The Foreign Language department would like a base-line for all students. 

    Please contact the HC Counseling office at 713-580-6099 if you have any questions.
  • Transfer Student Information

    Course Selection: Please contact the HC Counseling office at 713-580-6099 to schedule an appointment. It is helpful to do this before summer begins as there is summer reading for several courses. 

    Placement Testing: If you are interested in placing into a Pre-AP or AP level math course, please join the April 13th placement testing in the student center at 10:30 am. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before testing begins and enter campus through Looper Hall. No need to register. 

    After enrollment, all transfer students MUST submit a transcript release to their current school upon completion of the second semester. The form can be found here

    Transfer student orientation will be August 16th in the Livingston Learning Commons. Please bring your laptop.
  • Jump Start

    Dates for Jump Start are as follows:

    Session 1: 7/15-7/18 8:30 am-12:00 pm
    Session 2: 7/22-7/25 8:30 am-12:00 pm
    Session 3: 7/29-8/1   8:30 am-12:00 pm 
    Session 4: 7/29-8/1  1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    For more information, please contact Samantha Norwood at
  • Supplies List

    General Supplies:
    • HC required Computer and Calculator
    • Printer at home
    • Appropriate textbook(s)
    • One 2.5 or 3 inch binder
    • 7 pocketed divider tabs (our favorite are the Avery Big Tab Insertable Two-Pocket Plastic Dividers with 8 multi-colored tabs – product number 11907)
    • 3-ring punch (kind that fits inside a 3-ring binder)
    • Loose-leaf paper (college or regular rule)
    • 2 Composition Notebooks (You will need 3 if you are in Spanish 1)
    • Highlighters (multiple colors)
    • Blue or black pens
    • Red grading pen
    • Pencils
    • Daily Planner – All students are required to keep a written (HARD COPY) daily planner.  Best options are those with a weekly and monthly view.
    Students MUST come prepared to EACH class with writing utensils and paper for taking notes.    

    Class Specific Supplies:
    Teachers will distribute a list of other required supplies for their specific course on the first day of class.
  • Summer Reading

    When summer reading assignments for freshman and transfer students are available, the link will be found here. 
  • Summer School

    Freshman students interested in completing their World History course this summer should complete the application by April 1st. 

    Summer School Dates:
    June 4-28
    8:30 AM- 3:00 PM

    For questions regarding summer school, please contact the HC Counseling Office at 713-580-6099.
  • Athletic Tryouts/ Physical Forms

    The physical form can be found here. Once completed, please submit electronically to Danny Ruiz at or the school nurse at

    For those interested in volleyball, the mandatory camp will be July 29-Aug 1
    Volleyball tryouts will be August 5th and 6th

    An information meeting for cheer tryouts will be March 27th at 5 pm in the cheer room. Information regarding the meeting and tryouts may be viewed here.

    For questions regarding athletic tryouts, please contact Ron Crandall at or Britney Lee at
  • Fine Arts Auditions

    Freshman auditions for both the HC Theatreworks 2019-2020 fall show and winter musical are May 11th at 10:00 am in the HC Black Box Theater.  Please prepare a short monologue for the fall show and/or a Broadway song for the musical. Accompanist or audio outlet will be available. Wear comfortable clothing. You might be asked to try some simple choreography.

    For questions regarding the fall show or winter musical, please contact Bobby Linhart at 

    For questions regarding either Doxa auditions or SIlver Spur try-outs, please contact Kirsten Tucker at
  • Immunizations

    All students must submit birth to current immunization records prior to the first day of school. Records can be mailed, dropped off, or emailed to the school nurse at
  • New Parent Crash Course

    Mark your calendar for August 27th! Join us at 11:30 am or 7:00 pm in the Daffin Lecture Hall. No need to RSVP. 

    We are requesting that all freshman and transfer parents attend this crash course. The information is highly informative and very helpful- even to those parents who are not new to our school as things are always changing. Topics to be covered include:
    • Managing parent technology (parent portal, teacher's portal pages, checking grades, etc.)
    • Creating self-advocates
    • An inside look at what to expect from our teachers
    • Effective parent-teacher communication 
    • Homework management and study tips (including tips for fighting the Facebook, i-chat, and texting battles) 
    • Information and tips about how to access help and tutoring students 
    • Words of wisdom from parents who have gone before you
  • New Parent Dessert Party

    The HC Admissions office will host a new parent dessert party on Monday, May 6th from 6:00 pm- 7:30 pm

    We would love for you to join us for a night of fellowship and fun! No need to register.
  • Spirit Store

    To purchase spirit gear from the MPC spirit shop, please click here.
  • Freshman Transcript Release

    Freshman must submit a transcript release form to their current schools. Completed forms may be sent to Karen Klasen at or mailed.