Hernando Christian Academy

  • Hernando Christian Academy (HCA) is the only accredited ACSI school in Hernando County.
  • The school is also accredited by AdvancED/SACS, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), 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 and AP courses to our students.
  • Our school prepares your student for taking their SAT's by offering SAT prep courses.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1981

Student Body

Total Students353 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Hernando Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses2 courses
Advanced CoursesCalculus AB, English Language and Composition
Average SAT score1100
Average ACT score22
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,000
Tuition NotesTuition runs from $6500-$7500 depending on grade level. We do offer discounted tuition.
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant$5,000
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorSuzie Meyers

Sports

Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
ACSI Speech, ACSI Spelling Bee, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, National Elementary Honor Society, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Reading Counts, Student Government

Arts and Music Programs:
Worship Team

School Notes

  • Hernando Christian Academy (HCA) offers a challenging, academically rigorous college preparatory 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. Accreditation Hernando Christian Academy is accredited through the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), as well as AdvancED/SACS, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, which allows graduates to enter U.S. colleges and universities.
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