Haw River Christian Academy

Haw River Christian Academy Photo #1
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Haw River Christian Academy provides students with a Christ-centered, classical education in a covenantal school community.
HRCA is a non-profit, interdenominational, church independent school.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 156 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
156 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
Haw River Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
12 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Junior Kindergarten (half-day) 3-day: $3,960, 5-day: $5,560 Kindergarten (half-day) - $5,560 (optional after school - extra), 1st-6th grade (Grammar) - $6,780 7th-12th (Logic & Rhetoric)- $7,345 Sibling discount 10%
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Kim Bodine


Total Sports Offered
5 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
House System (upper school), Remote Control Cars, Science Explorers, Science Olympiad

Arts and Music Programs:
Brass Ensemble, Drama Club, String Orchestra

School Notes

  • We seek to assist parents in their obedience of the biblical mandate to provide Christian education for their children. As all knowledge comes from God, the truth of Scripture is integrated into every aspect of education at HRCA. We train children to think biblically about every area of life. We are working to graduate students who have the skills to learn anything, the ability tocommunicateeffectively, and the desire to serve a God they know intimately and love.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does Haw River Christian Academy offer?
Haw River Christian Academy offers 5 interscholastic sports: Archery, Basketball, Cross Country, Intramural Sports Only and Soccer.
When is the application deadline for Haw River Christian Academy?
The application deadline for Haw River Christian Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (6 reviews)
We are so blessed to have this school in our community. We were unfamiliar with classical Christian education and private school in general, but we made the change from public school to Haw River Christian Academy in 2023 and we are thrilled! The faculty is incredible, and the Christ-centered education is second to none. I would encourage those unfamiliar, to do an online search for the Notre Dame study on the effects of a classical Christian education. The results are profound. Beyond academics, and most importantly, these young men and women are lights for Christ, and will impact the world for the glory of God. Thank you to everyone at HRCA for your dedication to Christ, and these kids. Your sacrifice does not go unnoticed, and your dedication is immensely appreciated.
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HRCA is hands down, the best decision that we could have made for our daughter who started Kindergarten this year! God is truly working in and through the teachers and staff, and it flows down to all of the children! The teachers, staff, and other families have truly made us feel welcome! We are like one big family! My daughter is more than thriving and is building such a solid foundation for her future!
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We could not be happier we chose HRCA. My daughter started in 4th grade and is going into the 9th grade. Classical Christian education really is only for parents who believe our children are our greatest asset in this life and also believe it is a parent's responsibility to grow our kids in the fear and admonition of the Lord. If the parables of the talents teaches us one thing, is that there is a sin called average. We are called to be exceptional, and it all starts with education where Christ is center. You will find no compromise with the call to excellence at HRCA and if you believe as we do, then there can be no other choice for your beloved Child.
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Haw River Christian Academy is a rare treasure. The growing school combines classical academic excellence and gifted teachers with an unmatched Biblical worldview that results in a rich learning environment. The school also touts three sports teams, a drama production, sports clubs, summer camps, a house system, and other extracurriculars.
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We began at HRCA when our now 7th grader was in Kindergarten. We currently have three children attending and could not be happier. Our children receive an exceptional education in a loving, supportive Christ-centered environment.
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Since day one HRCA has been, and continues to be, a blessing to our family. Our kids have flourished with the quality of education they are receiving through the classical christian model as well as the exceptional teachers at HRCA. The teachers at HRCA have an intimate connection with each child and truly understand their God given gifts. I strongly recommend HRCA to any family looking to invest in a partnership with a school to mold their child to be the very best version of what God created them to be.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 156 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in North Carolina is $9,652 for elementary schools and $10,957 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in North Carolina is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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