Hawthorne Christian Academy is a non-profit, church sponsored Christian school.
The school is beginning it's sixteenth year and begins caring for children as young as infants and continues this training through12th grade.
The church sponsoring the school as well as the faculty and staff believe that we are operating an important mission, "One of reaching children and young adults for Christ".
Our staff are professing Christians who are active members in their local churches.
We believe that it is important for those who are touching the lives of children to have first been touched by Christ.
We also believe in academic excellence at HCA and we have graduated over 40 students in the last several years.
The education these graduates received has helped them succeed after Hawthorne in various public and private colleges.
Hawthorne uses the Abeka and Bob Jones University Press curriculum, and we are members of South Carolina Association of Christian Schools and AACS. Our preschool is DSS registered.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 91 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,700
  • Acceptance rate: 82%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Hawthorne Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Language based, Autism Spectrum
Year Founded
2002
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
91 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
Hawthorne Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size
10 students
Average SAT score
1080
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Khaki pants and polo shirts required

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Costs are approximate based on grade level.
Summer Program Cost
$90
Summer Program Cost Notes
Cost per week for 10 weeks.
Acceptance Rate
82%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Christopher Cassady

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
4H Club, FLL Robotics, VEX Robotics

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir

School Notes

  • Hawthorne Christian Academy is a non-profit, church sponsored Christian school. The school opened in 2002 and begins caring for children as young as infants and continues through 12th grade. The church sponsoring the school as well as the faculty and staff believe that we are operating an important mission, "One of reaching children and young adults for Christ". Our staff are professing Christians who are active members in their local churches. We believe that it is important for those who are touching the lives of children to have first been touched by Christ. We also believe in academic excellence at HCA and we have graduated 40 students in the last several years. The education these graduates received has helped them succeed after Hawthorne in various public and private colleges. Hawthorne uses the Abeka and Bob Jones University Press curriculum, and we are members of South Carolina Association of Christian Schools and AACS. Our preschool is DSS registered.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Hawthorne Christian Academy cost?

Hawthorne Christian Academy's tuition is approximately $3,700 for private students and $90 for summer students.

What schools are Hawthorne Christian Academy often compared to?

Hawthorne Christian Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Horizons Christian Academy by visitors of our site.

What is the acceptance rate of Hawthorne Christian Academy?

The acceptance rate of Hawthorne Christian Academy is 82%, which is lower than the national average of 90%. Hawthorne Christian Academy's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in South Carolina with low acceptance rates.

What sports does Hawthorne Christian Academy offer?

Hawthorne Christian Academy offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country and Volleyball.

What is Hawthorne Christian Academy's ranking?

Hawthorne Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Carolina for: Least expensive tuition, Lowest average acceptance rates and Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees.

When is the application deadline for Hawthorne Christian Academy?

The application deadline for Hawthorne Christian Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 91 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,700
  • Acceptance rate: 82%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $7,906 for elementary schools and $8,117 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in South Carolina is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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