Houston Christian High School

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Houston Christian High School
Houston Christian High School logo.jpg
2700 West Sam Houston Parkway North
Houston, Texas 77043
United States
Coordinates 29°49′15″N 95°33′40″W / 29.8207°N 95.5612°W / 29.8207; -95.5612Coordinates: 29°49′15″N 95°33′40″W / 29.8207°N 95.5612°W / 29.8207; -95.5612
Head of school Stephen M. Livingston
Enrollment 517 (2013-2014)

Houston Christian High School (HC) is an independent, non-profit, coeducational, private day school which educates students in grades 9-12. HC is accredited by/a member of the National Association of Independent Schools, and the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest. HC is also the newest member of the Southwest Preparatory Conference, effective November 2011. It is a located in Spring Branch, Houston, Texas, United States,[2] at the intersection of Beltway 8 and Kempwood Drive, inside Beltway 8 and outside Interstate 610 in western Houston.


HC (originally called Northwest Academy) was founded in 1998. Northwest Academy (K-12) split into First Baptist Academy and Houston Christian High School. First Baptist Academy moved to a location next to Houston First Baptist Church, and Houston Christian remained at the Northwest Academy site until a new school was built off of Beltway 8 (stretches of Beltway 8 are designated as the Sam Houston Tollway).[citation needed] HC originally occupied a 14.5 acres (5.9 ha) site at 4211 Watonga Boulevard. The British School of Houston opened on the former HC campus in September 2000.[3]

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