Harford Christian School

1736 Whiteford Road
Darlington, MD 21034-0210
     Tel: (410)457-5103
Grades: NS - 12 | 419 students
In its 48th year, Harford Christian School is committed to teaching excellence with a biblical worldview.
Our 40 teaching staff are dedicated followers of Jesus Christ and pour their energies into Christian education.
The more than 1,300 HCS alumni are living examples of the product of excellent spiritual and academic training.
With a wide range of extracurricular offerings, HCS remains a tremendous value within private, Christian education.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Methodist
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Learning exceptionalities including Dyslexia/CAPD/ADD/ADHD/Autism/Aspergers/Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1966

Student Body

Total Students 419 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade Harford Christian School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 20%
Average Class Size 20 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1667
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Dockers-style pants w/polo shirts, plaid jumpers for girls)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jun. 11 / Aug. 11 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,150
Tuition Notes Discount rates for 2nd through 5th child
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mr. Bryan Wilson
Admissions Associate Mrs. Patti Parkes

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Field HockeyGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Bell Choir, Choral, Dramatic Production, Envirothon, Piano Instruction, Private Music Lessons, Speech Band, Bell Choir, Choral, Envirothon, Speech, Dramatic Production,
Piano Instruction,
Private Music Lessons,

School Notes:

  • Math scope and sequence Pre-Algebra through Calculus
  • Honors courses in science including Calculus, Biology II, Physiology, Chemistry II, Physics and Environmental Science
  • Participate in competitions with public and private schools in academic, athletic, and fine arts areas
  • Foreign Language instruction in German and Spanish 4-year programs

Profile last updated: 05/28/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is New Covenant Christian School (5.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hickory Child Development Center (5.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is New Covenant Christian School (5.5 miles away)
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  • Bel AirHickory Child Development Center
    Daycare / Preschool  (Church of the Nazarene)
    2430 Conowingo Rd
    Bel AirMD 21015
    (410)838-8290
    Daycare / Preschool  (Church of the Nazarene)
    5.3 mi | 83 students | Gr. K                      
  • StreetChildrens Center Of N Harford
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    707 Highland Road
    StreetMD 21154
    (410)836-0444
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    5.4 mi | 16 students | Gr. K                      
  • StreetHarford Friends School
      (Friends)
    Po Box 200
    StreetMD 21154
    (410)452-5507
      (Friends)
    5.4 mi | 36 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • AbingdonNew Covenant Christian School
      (Presbyterian)
    128 Saint Marys Church Road
    AbingdonMD 21009
    (443)512-0771
      (Presbyterian)
    5.5 mi | 215 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • DeltaDelta Christian Academy
    Daycare / Preschool  (Church of the Nazarene)
    6610 Delta Rd
    DeltaPA 17314
    (717)456-5826
    Daycare / Preschool  (Church of the Nazarene)
    6 mi | 2 students | Gr. UG                      

School Reviews

Recommended
4 weeks ago
All 3 of my children have attended Harford Christian School since K4. My oldest daughter will graduate this year and has already been accepted into the college of her choice. I could not be happier with the entire experience. The education that my children have and are receiving is as good or better than anywhere else in the area. There is also the added benefit of the material being presented by instructors who hold a Biblical world-view. Excellence starts at the top at HCS, and it is evident in every aspect of their offerings, from fine arts, to highly competitive athletics programs. I will never regret sending my children to Harford Christian School, and they are as enthusiastic about being there as we are.
- Posted by Parent
Recommended
1 year ago
Harford Christian is an excellent value with high standards in all areas of education, behavior and extra-curricular participation. The school insists on safety, order, manners, reverence for God and respect. Godly people joyously engage with and teach the students out of love. It is a very wholesome, warm and special place conduce to learning.
- Posted by Parent

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