University Christian High School

602 7th Avenue NE,
Hickory, NC, 28601
Tel: (828)855-2995
Grades: 9 - 12 | 55 students
University Christian High School is in partnership with Lenoir-Rhyne University.
The UCHS campus will be located next to the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne University to allow the students at UCHS to use the university's athletic facilities, the cafeteria, library and science labs.
Ninth and tenth graders will take all their classes at the high school.
Juniors and Seniors have the opportunity to take most of their classes as college classes.
These classes are dual enrollment classes and count as both high school and college credit.
Students may graduate from high school with up to 30 hours of college credit.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 2009

Student Body

Total Students 55 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 11%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade University Christian High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 57%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 4 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Environmental Science, Government & Politics, Literature & Composition, US History, 
Average SAT score 1737
Average ACT score 26
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(collared shirts with jeans or khakis)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,940
Tuition Notes 12-Month Tuition Payment Plan available from June to May.
% on Financial Aid 1%
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,200
Admissions Director Jerry Willard
Admissions Associate Lori Bedder


Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Debate Team, Glee Club, Improv Club, National Honor Society, Publications Club, Science Olympiad, Student Council, Student Newsletter, Yearbook Debate Team, Glee Club, Improv Club, Yearbook, National Honor Society,
Publications Club,
Science Olympiad,
Student Council,
Student Newsletter,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 07/11/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Tabernacle Christian School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kinderkids At St. Luke's Umc Cdc (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Kinderkids At St. Luke's Umc Cdc (1.2 miles away)
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  • Recommended May 01, 2012 - As a parent of a UCHS student, I would highly recommend this school. UCHS provides the opportunity for excellent academics in a Christian atmosphere. We feel very honored and blessed that UCHS was available for our student. - Posted by Parent

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