Hawthorne Christian Academy

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Association of Christian Schools (AACS)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLanguage based, Autism Spectrum
Year Founded2002
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$90
Summer Program Cost NotesCost per week for 10 weeks.

Student Body

Total Students91 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 13%
Students by Grade Hawthorne Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size10 students
Average SAT score1080
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki pants and polo shirts required)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,700
Tuition NotesCosts are approximate based on grade level.
Acceptance Rate
82%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorChristopher Cassady

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryVolleyball,

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.
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    Grades: 2-12 | 11 students
    8.3 miles
    126 York St
    Chester, SC 29706
    (803)385-2026
    8.3 2-12
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The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $6,220 for elementary schools and $6,998 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).