Applications for the 2024-2025 school year are now available. We cannot wait to meet you. Please click the blue "APPLY" above to begin your journey to HC.
The application fee is $100.00  Any applications received after December 15, 2023, will be considered after the first round of acceptances. Please note, that although the initial deadline to apply is December 15, Houston Christian will continue to accept applications and students until all spaces are filled. We encourage you to begin the application process as soon as possible. As classes fill, we will update this page.

All application supporting documents must be submitted online through the OnBoard Portal by February 1, 2024, if your application was submitted by December 15, 2023. 

Interviews must be completed by February 9, 2024.

For applications submitted after December 15, please submit all supporting documentation as collected. 

Once you have begun your application, a checklist will be generated for you to ensure proper document submission.  
Additional documentation will be required should a student apply for The Program for College Readiness.

Houston Christian is family and as such, we want to get to know you through a student and family interview. Once you apply, make sure you schedule a time to visit with a member of our office. This may be done by contacting the Admissions office. Transfer students should have all documents submitted before scheduling the interview.

Once an applicant's file is complete, it is reviewed by members of the Admissions Review Committee (ARC).  Decision letters, including contracts for general enrollment and special program contracts (DSP & PCR), as well as financial aid notification letters, if awarded, will be available via the online portal on Friday, March 8, 2024 at 3:30 pm.  

The HAIS common reply date for the 2023-2024 school year will be March 27, 2024.

Finally, if you are applying for Index Tuition (IT), please begin that process in November and note the February deadline. Please do not wait to receive an admission decision to begin this process. IT notification placement will be provided when school decisions are released in March.

Only students who are fully immunized will be permitted to enroll at Houston Christian High School. Only fully documented medical exemptions will be accepted. (At this time, the COVID19 vaccine is NOT required for students to attend Houston Christian High School.)

Application Checklist

List of 5 items.

  • Report Cards

    Three years of report cards for incoming ninth-graders; transfer students (10th, 11th, and 12th graders), must submit a transcript (report cards may be requested).
  • Recommendation Forms

    Completed HAIS recommendation form from current math and English teachers. Recommendations should be requested through the portal once an account is created.
  • Testing

    Houston Christian requires the ISEE or the SSAT. Please see below for more information.
  • Interview

    Interviews may be scheduled by contacting the Admissions office. Please do not schedule your interview until your application has been submitted. 
  • Additional Documentation

    Additional documentation will be required should a student apply for the Program for College Readiness.


Houston Christian will accept either the ISEE (Independent School Entrance Examination) or SSAT (Secondary School Admission Test) are nationally normed, standardized tests held throughout the Houston area at an additional cost.

Please register online. Parents are responsible for all registration and payment directly through the ISEE/SSAT organization. Testing at Houston Christian does not provide an advantage to the applicant with regard to an admission decision.

ISEE and SSAT test results are typically reported within 48 - 72 hours of testing.  To inquire about testing opportunities after February 2, please call the Admissions Office at (713) 580-6020.

Houston Christian will host the ISEE on January 6, 2024 and January 27, 2024. Please register below.

For more information and to register for the ISEE; the HC test site code is 447561.

For more information and to register for the SSAT.

This Organization practices Equal Treatment of Clients.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, marital status, disability, age or national origin in services or accommodations offered or provided to our employees, clients, or guests.