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Frequently Asked Questions

Here you will find some of the most common questions we receive when families visit our campus.  

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How do I arrange a campus tour?

We respectfully request that you schedule an appointment to visit our campus.  You may schedule a visit online by clicking the "Schedule Now" button, emailing Admissions directly, or calling our Admissions Director at 281-359-1090 x218.  Classes are in session during the day and we attempt to schedule tours when it will be the least disruptive to the learning process.  You may also consider attending an open house event.  These events are designed to provide as much information as possible for prospective students and their families.  

Sheri Tomiello
Admission Director
281-359-1090 ext. 218
Email:  Admission Information

What colleges do Covenant graduates attend?

Covenant graduates have been accepted at a number of prestigious colleges and universities throughout the U.S. and the world.  For a sampling of the universities our alumni attend, please click here.

Do your students wear uniforms?

Yes.  School uniforms have a longstanding presence in education for many positive reasons.  The purpose of Covenant's uniform policy flows directly from our school's stated mission and startegic vision, both of which articulate our desire to see the holistic development of our students, including the cultivation of their minds and character.  We believe individuality to be a wonderful thing ordained by God Himself and most fully appreciated in the context of the commmunity.  Our student body is made up of a beautiful diversity that does not simply exist, but thrives in unity.  Our uniform policy is driven by two primary desires:  unity and focus.  Read more

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Does Covenant have a sports program?

Yes!  Covenant has a well-established history of excellence in athletics. We compete in TAPPS (Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools) and have won 6 state championships in boys’ basketball, 4 state baseball championships, 4 state swimming championships, one state championship in boys’ track, and one state championship in girls’ tennis. Students can chose from a variety of sports at both the high school and middle school level.

Do you provide after school care?

Yes.  Covenant has an extended care program to provide adult supervised child care. Supervision is available beginning at 7 a.m. each morning at no additional charge. After school care is available from 3 - 6:30 p.m. daily for an additional charge.  For more details contact Admissions.

Is Covenant accredited?

Yes. Covenant is dually accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and AdvancEd (formally SACS).

What are the criteria used to make an admission decision?

Students applying for admission to Covenant must demonstrate that they are able to handle the academic work expected of them.  School grade reports and admission testing must indicate a tract record of academic success. Recommendation forms are required from the student's current teacher and must confirm not only a history of academic achievement but must also show that the student exhibits the type of character that supports the beliefs and practices of Covenant.   

In the event that an incoming senior wishes to transfer to Covenant from a local school or homeschooling program, the applicant will be required to meet all minimum criteria for admission. Once all steps in the application process are completed, the Board of Trustees must approve by a majority vote the admittance of the candidate.

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Can my child shadow?

Yes. Prospective students are welcome to "shadow" another Covenant student for a day to experience what being a Knight is all about. Please contact the admissions office to schedule your visit (281-359-1090, x218) or email.

Is it possible to enter mid-year?

We welcome transfer students if they meet all admissions criteria and there is space available.

How do I apply for financial aid? 

Covenant uses an independent third party to process all financial assistance applications. To apply for financial aid, visit the FAST site by clicking the logo below. Upon completion and acceptance of your application, you will be notified by the Covenant business office of the exact amount of financial aid you have been awarded before final enrollment.

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Is Covenant associated with or funded by a church or denomination?

Covenant is a non-denominational Christian school that is 100 percent tuition dependent.

Are Covenant teachers certified by the state of Texas?

Covenant teachers are required by the Board of Trustees to be certified by the Association of Christian Schools International ACSI ( Most teachers at Covenant are also certified by the State of Texas. In addition to the academic standards required for state certification, ACSI requires Bible study hours.

What curriculum does Covenant use?

Covenant teachers author curriculum using a variety of Christian and secular textbooks as resources. All curriculum is reviewed to ensure it meets or exceeds state requirements, and all subjects are taught from a Christian worldview.