Harrisburg Christian School

  • Since its founding in 1955, Harrisburg Christian School has partnered with parents to reinforce Christian values taught at church and instilled at home.
  • We strive to assist students in learning to live and work well with others while also preparing them for successful adulthood and post-secondary educational endeavors.
  • Harrisburg Christian School offers parents the opportunity to reinforce values they instill at home and in church on a daily basis in school.
  • Those values are strengthened and the total person developed through challenging classroom academic experiences, extracurricular opportunities, chapels, and social events.
  • Students participate in physical education, art, music and computer courses and may choose from various extracurricular activities such as competitive athletics, drama and competitions that foster a well-rounded educational development.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded1955

Student Body

Total Students297 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Harrisburg Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses9 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Harrisburg
    Covenant Christian Academy
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    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    Grades: PK-12 | 207 students
    7.3 miles
    1982 Locust Ln
    Harrisburg, PA 17109
    (717) 540-9885
    7.3 PK-12
    207
  • Hummelstown
    Grades: NS-12 | 272 students
    11.4 miles
    1525 Sand Hill Road
    Hummelstown, PA 17036
    (717) 533-4900
    11.4 NS-12
    272
  • Harrisburg
    Grades: PK-8 | 173 students
    5.5 miles
    1800 Bamberger Rd
    Harrisburg, PA 17110
    (717) 540-0543
    5.5 PK-8
    173
  • Harrisburg
    Grades: 9-12 | 736 students
    6.4 miles
    1 Crusader Way
    Harrisburg, PA 17111
    (717) 236-7973
    6.4 9-12
    736
  • Harrisburg
    Grades: PK-8 | 430 students
    7.5 miles
    4020 Derry St
    Harrisburg, PA 17111
    (717) 564-1760
    7.5 PK-8
    430

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All three of my children attended and graduated from HCS. It was by far the best decision we ever made for our family. The teachers were wonderful and cared and prayed for my children. It was like a family.
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The average private school tuition in Pennsylvania is $8,004 for elementary schools and $16,439 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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