Highland Christian Academy

2250 W Highland Ave,
Elgin, IL, 60123-0601
Tel: (847)741-5530
Grades: PK - 8 | 100 students
Highland Christian Academy is located on the west side of Elgin (2.5 miles south of I-90 and ½ mile east of Randall Road).
Our current program consists of half-day and full day programs for Preschool 3 and 4-year olds, and a full-day academic program for Kindergarten, elementary and middle school students.
Our classes primarily use the A Beka curriculum as the foundation of our academic focus.
Other carefully selected curricula provide supplemental enrichment.
We offer weekly Spanish classes for Kindergarten through 8th grade, art, music and PE, as well Band and Team Sports options.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Christian (no specific denomination)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1984

Student Body

Total Students 100 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 54%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Leslee Etheridge

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Harvest Christian Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harvest Christian Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Harvest Christian Academy (0.6 miles away)
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  • Elgin Harvest Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    1000 N Randall Rd
    Elgin , IL , 60123
    (847)214-3500
    (Christian)
    0.6  mi  |  684  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Elgin
    The Learning Tree Inc
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    2325 Royal Blvd
    Elgin , IL , 60123
    (847)888-4220
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.7  mi  |  22  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Elgin
    St. Thomas More Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1625 W Highland Ave
    Elgin , IL , 60123
    (847)742-3959
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.7  mi  |  273  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Elgin
    Larkin Center School
    Special Education School
    515 Sports Way
    Elgin , IL , 60123
    (847)888-9590
    Special Education School
    1.2  mi  |  67  students  |  Gr.  4-12
  • Elgin
    Westminster Christian School
    (Presbyterian)
    2700 W Highland Avenue
    Elgin , IL , 60124
    (847)695-0310
    (Presbyterian)
    1.2  mi  |  457  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended April 18, 2014 - The teachers are compassionate, caring and are genuinely interested in your Child and their education. TOP NOTCH! - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended April 14, 2014 - We have 2 kids in HCA and coudn''t be happier. They are testing a year ahead (or more) of their grade level and they are growing in their faith. But what sets HCA apart is that every child feels included and loved. Every color and economic situation is represented. My kids didn''t feel like they fit in and didn''t want to go to school before and now they love it and feel welcomed and loved. We also didn''t think we could afford it but HCA worked with us to make it possible (69% of kids on scholarship) . We are very thankful for the school. - Posted by Parent

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