Harding Academy Cordova Lower School

  • Harding was established to ensure that young men and women can receive a quality education in a Christian environment.
  • Each day students are taught from a biblical view, the truths that will help them become well-rounded in personality, sound in educational competency, and prepared to contribute to their community.
  • The college-preparatory nature of the Academy is reflected in our demanding curriculum and admissions policies.
  • The high standards of excellence established throughout the Harding community guide us in a sustained passion for continuous improvement and innovation.
  • Moreover, we desire to lead each student toward an understanding that God is real, that His Word is truth, and that His plan for one's life is worth lifelong effort.
  • Because we believe in giving no less than our best, Harding Academy is more than just a school.
  • Our students receive the commitment and dedication of an entire community focused on the worth of each individual to be a productive citizen who gives his all to the church, the family, and the community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Christian School Association (NCSA)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6

Student Body

Total Students256 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 18%
Students by GradeHarding Academy Cordova Lower School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorAmy Bethea

Sports

Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Flag FootballFootball,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

School Notes

  • Harding Academy teaches students to love others as Christ loves them, to think creatively and learn with open minds, and to live courageously to the glory of God. We strive to be counter-culturally Christian, exposing students to exceptional influences within intentional and purposeful learning environments. The college-preparatory nature of the Academy is reflected in our demanding curriculum and admissions policies. The high standards of excellence established throughout the Harding community guide us in a sustained passion for continuous improvement and innovation. We desire to lead each student toward an understanding that God is real, that His Word is truth, and that His plan for one's life is worth lifelong effort. Because we believe in giving no less than our best, Harding Academy is more than just a school. Our students receive the commitment and dedication of an entire community focused on the worth of each individual to be a productive citizen who gives his all to the church, the family, and the community.

Profile last updated: 05/23/2016

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