Harvest Christian Academy

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 479 students
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Harvest Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia
Year Founded
2004

Student Body

Total Students
479 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Harvest Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
67 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
33%
Average Class Size
17 students
Number of AP Courses
7 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Calculus, AP Human Geography, AP Language, AP Literature, AP Statistics, AP US History
Average SAT score
1110
Average ACT score
23
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
K-5, Middle School, High School have different stipulations. See harvestchristianacademy.org/dresscode.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
see harvestchristianacademy.org/tuition for current rates
% on Financial Aid
12%
Admissions Director
Kristy Weidman
Admissions Associate
Lauryn Miller

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
History Club, K4 Buddies, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Student Council, Turning Point USA

Arts and Music Programs:
Digital Art, Digital Design, High School Worship Band, Middle School Worship Band, Photography, Theater, Yearbook

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Lions in Training Basketball, Lions in Training Cross Country, Lions in Training Volleyball

School Notes

Our Distinctives
  • A commitment to the Bible as the final authority in all matters.
  • A commitment to the thorough and purposeful integration of biblical principles in the teaching of all academic disciplines.
  • A program that strives to equip students for great success in higher education.
  • An emphasis on intentional discipleship through instruction, mentorship, counseling and prayer.
  • A faculty characterized by a growing walk with Christ, expressed in a life that is increasingly glorifying, growing, gracious, generous, and grateful.
  • An embrace of Kingdom responsibility and opportunities for growth through service.
  • Surrender to the authority of the local church.
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Kayla Lazarra - Class of 2010- returned to HCA- GR 02 Teacher
    • Lauryn Miller - Class of 2011- Admissions Lead since 2017
    • Kyle Trosien - Class of 2014- US History Teacher, returned in fall 2020
    • Valerie Ritcher - Class of 2015- US Science Teacher, returned in fall 2020
    • Nathanael Strissel - Class of 2018- US Science Teacher, returned in fall 2021
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Harvest Christian Academy often compared to?
Harvest Christian Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Aurora Christian Schools by visitors of our site.
Who are famous alumni from Harvest Christian Academy?
Harvest Christian Academy famous alumni include: Kayla Lazarra, Lauryn Miller, Kyle Trosien, Valerie Ritcher and Nathanael Strissel.
What sports does Harvest Christian Academy offer?
Harvest Christian Academy offers 10 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track and Wrestling. Harvest Christian Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for most sports offered.
What is Harvest Christian Academy's ranking?
Harvest Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for: Largest student body, Most sports offered and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for Harvest Christian Academy?
The application deadline for Harvest Christian Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Thankful for the teachers and administrators here who are committed to Christ and discipling HCA students in the context of academic excellence.
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5  
Amazing school with a focus on Christ. Teachers are loving and academics Are above grade level of local public schools.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 479 students
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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