Hernando Christian Academy

  • Hernando Christian Academy (HCA) is the only accredited ACSI school in Hernando County.
  • The school is also accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
  • Situated on 30 acres in Brooksville Florida, HCA has been providing quality Christian education for the families of Hernando County since 1981. "Building leaders with Christian character" is the mission of HCA. As Theodore Roosevelt once said, "To train a child in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society." We believe character matters.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students453 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
Students by GradeHernando Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size16 students
Average SAT score1100
Average ACT score22
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Polo shirt with regular pants or shorts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition runs from $4000-7000 depending on grade level. We do offer financial aid scholarships.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$5,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorTony Alvarez


Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBadminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBadmintonBaseball,
Cross CountryFootball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.ACSI Piano, ACSI Speech, ACSI Spelling Bee, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, National Elementary Honor Society, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Reading Counts, Student Government, Tutoring, Worship Team ACSI Piano, ACSI Speech, Reading Counts, Tutoring, Worship Team, ACSI Spelling Bee,
Fellowship of Christian Athletes,
National Elementary Honor Society,
National Honor Society,
National Junior Honor Society,
Student Government,

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). For further information on ACSI accreditation, please visit their web-site at www.acsi.org .
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The average acceptance rate in Hernando County, FL is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).