Collegiate Prep Elementary

Collegiate Prep Students

Important Dates

    • November 13, 2023 - January 19, 2024: Application window is open for families new to CHISD Choice Programs.
    • December 1-15, 2023: Families currently enrolled in a CHISD Choice Program must complete the intent to return form.
    • January 10-18, 2024: Parent Meetings and Campus Tours 
    • February 9, 2024: Families placed in the lottery are contacted
    • February 20, 2024: Parent Seat Acceptance Deadline



Collegiate Prep Elementary School Interest Meetings

  • November 29, 2023 (5pm - 6pm)
    January 12, 2023 (8:30 - 9:30am)
    January 18, 2023 (5pm - 6pm)

About The Program

  • Prep CYPre-K 4 through fifth-grade scholars learn at an accelerated pace and build their leadership skills through programs such as Gifted and Talented Challenge Labs, classroom ambassadors and AVID. AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is implemented at every grade level. Scholars acquire academic traits that prepare them for success in later grades, including organization, study skills and communication. This program is part of the district’s Collegiate Pathway; scholars who complete the pathway (Collegiate Prep, Collegiate Academy Middle School, and Collegiate High School) graduate with an associate degree. Pre-K 4 tuition costs $550 per month ($275 for current CHISD employees) or is free for those who qualify. Kindergarten through fifth-grade scholars attend for free.

    Admission Requirements

    • Acceptance for grades 2nd-5th is based on MAP assessment and grades from the previous year.
    • All scholars will move to the next grade level and stay in the program if they meet the basic requirements of attendance, discipline, and grades.
    • All scholars must complete the basic skills to stay in Collegiate Prep program.
    • Scholars new to the district/program in grades 2nd-5th must meet district criteria to be added to the waitlist for admission to the program. (MAP assessment and grades from previous year).

    Is this the right fit for your scholar?

    • Your child seeks an enriching course of study.
    • Your child learns at an accelerated pace.
    • Your child naturally strives for excellence and high achievement.

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