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Frequently Asked Questions

When can I register for the 2021-2022 school year?
Round 2 of the application window is now open. Go to to get started. 

Do you charge tuition? 

No. Sam Houston Collegiate Prep is a free, public charter school. 


When is the first day of school?
The first day of school for the 2023-2024 school year is Wednesday, 2 August 2023. 

When do classes start and end?

Classes begin at 8 a.m. and end between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. based on the student's grade level. Please click here to review the Master Schedule.

Which grades do you serve? 

For the 2023-2024 school year, our school will serve grades K-6. 

How old must a child be to enter Kindergarten?
Students must be 5 years old by October 1, 2023.


Do you offer before and after care services?
Yes. Our school offers free before and after care services. Hours are from 6:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.  Instruction will begin at 8:00 a.m., but students are welcome to come early to read, study, or use a computer. Should a parent need to drop their child off as early as 6:30 a.m. (in order to get to work on time, for example), our doors will be open at that time.


Where is the school located?
SHCP is located at 2000 W. Louisiana Ave., Midland, TX 79701

Does SHCP have a dress code?
Yes. Students are expected to be dressed neatly, well-groomed and have a general good appearance. Read our Dress Code policy.

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