Hernando Christian Academy (HCA) is the only accredited ACSI school in Hernando County.
The school is also accredited by Cognia, formally known as AdvancED, which allows graduates to enter U.S. colleges and universities.
Situated on 30 acres in Brooksville Florida, HCA has been providing quality Christian education for the families of Hernando County since 1981.
We enroll students beginning at K4 - 12 grade.
All of our teaching staff are college degreed and certified, so you will have the assurance that your student will learn in an enviroment where the instructional staff are credentialed teachers working in their field of expertise.
We offer Honors classes and students can take Dual Enrollment.
Our school prepares your student for taking their SAT's by offering SAT prep courses.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 484 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,850
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Hernando Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1981

Student Body

Total Students
484 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade
Hernando Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
10%
Average Class Size
20 students
Number of AP Courses
1 course
Advanced Courses
Calculus
Average SAT score
1120
Average ACT score
24
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition runs from $6,850 - $7,850 depending on grade level. We do offer discounted tuition.
% on Financial Aid
50%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$5,000
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Suzie Meyers

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
ACSI Speech, ACSI Spelling Bee, Art Club, Bible Study Groups, Fishing Club, Game Club, National Elementary Honor Society, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Stem Club, Student Government

Arts and Music Programs:
Worship Team

School Notes

  • Hernando Christian Academy (HCA) offers an academically challenging education within the frame of Christian principles and values. A wide variety of learning experiences are available for students through excellent textbooks and materials which are utilized by our outstanding faculty to meet the varied learning styles and academic levels and needs of students. The curriculum highlights a Christian worldview and emphasizes encouraging students to cultivate strong moral principles and personal ethical standards while developing their individual relationships with Christ. Non-discrimination Statement Hernando Christian Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and/or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and tuition discount programs, personnel policies or other school-administered programs.  Hernando Christian Academy is accredited through ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International), as well as Cognia, formally known as AdvancED, which allows graduates to enter U.S. colleges and universities.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Hernando Christian Academy cost?

Hernando Christian Academy's tuition is approximately $7,850 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of Hernando Christian Academy?

The acceptance rate of Hernando Christian Academy is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 85%.

What sports does Hernando Christian Academy offer?

Hernando Christian Academy offers 10 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis and Volleyball.

What is Hernando Christian Academy's ranking?

Hernando Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for: Largest student body and Most extracurriculars offered.

When is the application deadline for Hernando Christian Academy?

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

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 484 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,850
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Hernando County, FL is $6,256 for elementary schools and $6,256 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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