Hernando Christian Academy

     Tel: (352)796-0616
Grades: PK - 12 | 324 students
Hernando Christian Academy (HCA) is the only accredited ACSI school in Hernando County.
The school is also accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
Situated on 30 acres in Brooksville Florida, HCA has been providing quality Christian education for the families of Hernando County since 1981.
"Building leaders with Christian character" is the mission of HCA.
As Theodore Roosevelt once said, "To train a child in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society." We believe character matters.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1981

Student Body

Total Students 324 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 5%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Hernando Christian Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 25%
Average Class Size 20 students
Average SAT score 1100
Average ACT score 22
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Polo shirt with regular pants or shorts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition runs from $4000-7000 depending on grade level. We do offer financial aid scholarships.
% on Financial Aid 25%
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,000
Acceptance Rate 98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Cathy McAllister
Admissions Associate TonyAlvarez


Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBadmintonBaseball,
Cross CountryFootball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. ACSI Piano, ACSI Speech, ACSI Spelling Bee, Chorus, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Homework Club, Math Super Stars, National Elementary Honor Society, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Piano Lessons, Reading Counts, Student Ambassadors, Student Government, Tutoring, Voice Lessons, Worship Team ACSI Piano, ACSI Speech, Chorus, Homework Club, Piano Lessons, Reading Counts, Tutoring, Voice Lessons, Worship Team, ACSI Spelling Bee,
Fellowship of Christian Athletes,
Math Super Stars,
National Elementary Honor Society,
National Honor Society,
National Junior Honor Society,
Student Ambassadors,
Student Government,

School Notes:

Hernando Christian Academy (HCA) offers a challenging, academically rigorous college preparatory education within the frame of Christian principles and values. A wide variety of learning experiences are available for students through excellent textbooks and materials which are utilized by our outstanding faculty to meet the varied learning styles and academic levels and needs of students. The curriculum highlights a Christian worldview and emphasizes encouraging students to cultivate strong moral principles and personal ethical standards while developing their individual relationships with Christ. Non-discrimination Statement Hernando Christian Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and/or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and tuition discount programs, personnel policies or other school-administered programs. Accreditation Hernando Christian Academy is accredited through the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). For further information on ACSI accreditation, please visit their web-site at www.acsi.org .

Profile last updated: 07/30/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Eckerd Youth Challenge Program (6.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The First United Methodist School Center (2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The First United Methodist School Center (2 miles away)
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