Hickory Grove Christian School

  • Hickory Grove Christian School (HGCS) is a ministry of Hickory Grove Baptist Church.
  • HGCS is a private Christian school serving students from transitional kindergarten (TK) through 12th grade. Our school exists "to know Christ and to make Him known through Christian education." HGCS is accredited by AdvancEd and is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).
  • Our graduates have been accepted to 176 different colleges and universities and every U.S. military service academy. Highlighting our curriculum is theological education led by teachers who have either completed (or nearly completed) multiple advanced degrees (MA, MDiv and EdD).
  • Currently, HGCS offers 17 Advanced Placement courses and the prestigious AP Capstone Diploma from the College Board.
  • There are currently nine different dual-enrollment classes transcripted through the College at Southeastern.
  • The school`s International Program hosts students from five different continents (Africa, Asia, Europe, and Central and South America), and we offer a Spanish Immersion program in grades K-2 for English speakers in a "90/10" methodology.
  • Our 29 athletic teams in 14 different sports with multiple state championships compete in the Metrolina Athletic Conference (MAC) and the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Associations Championships (NCISAA).
  • We invite prospective students and parents to call 704-531-3589 for additional information or schedule a personal tour.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1995

Student Body

Total Students895 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 16%
Students by GradeHickory Grove Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers85 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses17 courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science A, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Government & Politics, AP Human Geography, AP Psychology, AP Research, AP Seminar, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP U.S. History,
Average SAT score1120
Average ACT score23
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
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Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,200
Tuition NotesTK - $8,200 K-5th - $8,625 6th-8th - $9,375 9th-12th - $10,400 Tuition varies by grade level; visit our website at http://hgchristian.org/admissions/tuition-fees/ for more information.
Admissions DirectorMolly Sutton
Admissions AssociateTanya McCorkle


Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.30 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Apologetics Club, Chick-fil-A Leadership Academy, Culinary Club, Discipleship, Global Ambassadors, Guidance Session, Health Occupations Students of America, International Culture Club, International Thespian Society, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, National Science Honor Society, Public Speaking Club, Quill and Scroll Honor Society, Rho Kappa, Spanish Club, Spanish Reading/Conversation Club, Spirit Club, Student Council, Venture Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Acapella Club, Art Club, Choir Club, Drama Club, Fiber Club, Guitar Club, Jazz Band, Pep Band, Praise Band, Ukulele Clu

School Notes

  • Hickory Grove Christian is a school whose administration and teachers love Jesus and are passionate about making a difference in students` lives through Christian education. The school, a ministry of Hickory Grove Baptist Church, partners with the parent community in providing the "very best" for students. To redeem and renew the soul and mind of the student, the school focuses on fostering excellence in spiritual development, academics, arts, and athletics in a Christ-centered environment 

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