Holmesburg Christian Academy

7927 Frankford Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19136-0191
Tel: (215)335-4323
Grades: K-8 | 201 students
Holmesburg Christian Academy, working with the home and church, provides a Christ-centered spiritual, academic, and physical foundation, challenging students to be citizens who will bear the Christian mind and impact humanity as servant-leaders.
HCA is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Elementary Schools.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Resource Specialist for learning differences
Year Founded 1975

Student Body

Total Students 201 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Holmesburg Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(khaki pants; polo/dress shirt; jumper)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Derrick Beining

School Notes:

  • To apply:
  • Contact the main office at: 215-335-4323.   Submit application and References. Make an appointment with our Head of School or with the Admissions Director.   Have a Family Interview
  • Be on your way to joining our wonderful community!

Profile last updated: 06/18/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Father Judge High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Bernard School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Good Shepherd Lutheran School (0.7 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia
    St. Bernard School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 1-8 | 400 students
    0.6 miles
    7360 Jackson Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19136
  • Philadelphia
    Father Judge High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 1136 students
    0.6 miles
    3301 Solly Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19136
  • Philadelphia
    Good Shepherd Lutheran School
    Daycare / Preschool (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    Grades: PK-KG | 47 students
    0.7 miles
    7234 Erdrick St
    Philadelphia, PA 19135
  • Philadelphia
    St. Dominic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 473 students
    0.7 miles
    8510 Frankford Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19136
  • Philadelphia
    St Hubert Catholic High School For Girls
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 680 students
    0.7 miles
    7320 Torresdale Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19136

School Reviews

Holmesburg is one of those places where you know your child is safe. It''s small. All the teachers know each of the children. They are always mindful of those little nuances that happen throughout the day like, who had a rough day, who struggled through a test, or who scored the winning jumpshot. They are like family. The kids linger with their teachers, joke with them, simply hang out during their free time because they feel that comfortable. It''s simply a relief to know they are loved and cared for this much.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15
Holmesburg has enriched the lives of my children and our entire family. It is more than a school, the staff members are an extended family that sincerely cares about our children. In addition they help each child reach their academic potential. I love this school.
- Posted by Parent, 02/14/13

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