Highway Christian Academy

As a faith-based educational ministry of Highway Assembly of God, Highway Christian Academy & The Good Shepherd Preschool is dedicated to providing a strong academic program that integrates Christian character and biblical truths into every area.
Our Purpose: Minister to local families by providing a Christian academic alternative.
Our Mission: The mission of Highway Christian Academy is to support families by providing a distinctly Christian education that equips students to strive for academic excellence, acknowledge and embrace Biblical truths, follow Christ, model Christ-like character in all areas of their lives, and develop a Christian worldview for the glory of God.
Our Vision: To build a Christ centered school that encourages strong academics, strong Christian character, strong faith in Christ, all which are emphasized in our service to God. We seek to foster a nurturing, mutually supportive school community of students who pursue learning and Christian character enthusiastically, parents who wholeheartedly support the school's mission, and caring, qualified Christian faculty and staff who are committed to teaching Godly principles and investing in the lives of students.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,500
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
Year Founded
Summer School Offered

Student Body

Total Students
Student Body Type

Academics and Faculty

Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Preschool students may select varying schedules - school age attends full time. Tuition ranges from $2000 - $7500 yearly depending on grade level.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Amy Fabiano

School Notes

  • Highway Christian Academy & The Good Shepherd Preschool is hosted at Highway Assembly of God, centrally located in the City of Fredericksburg just 1/2-mile south from the interchange of Jefferson Davis Hwy. with Rte. 3, at 1503 Kind St., Fredericksburg, VA 22401. The preschool through first grade is housed in a spacious educational building that features several classrooms, a fellowship hall/multipurpose area and a gymnasium. Outdoor recreational areas include a large sports field and fenced playground.
  • Our objective is to provide a safe and nurturing environment for students to develop foundational learning skills. Our teaching staff will use a carefully designed curriculum enriched by music and physical education, arts and crafts, dramatic and creative play, and field trips, for example, to support all dimensions of child development. We will be intentional in training children to grow academically, to be spiritually prepared for Christian service, and to develop a lifelong Christian worldview, while having a lot of fun.
  • The Good Shepherd Preschool offers both half-day and full-day class schedules for children ages 3-5. Classes are supervised by experienced lead teachers assisted by classroom aides. Highway Christian Academy for our Kindergarten and first grade is a full day program.
  • Additional services offered by the school include before school care from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and after-school care from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Highway Christian Academy cost?
Highway Christian Academy's tuition is approximately $7,500 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Highway Christian Academy?
The acceptance rate of Highway Christian Academy is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 84%.
When is the application deadline for Highway Christian Academy?
The application deadline for Highway Christian Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
I love the good Shepherd Pre-school. My daughter has improved so much since she has attended the school. My Son is also joining this school academic year. I love their chapel service and Christian centered approach with the kids and all teachers are very kind and nurturing to the kiddos.
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God-focused. This past school year, 2022-2023 was our first year with The Good Shepherd Preschool, and absolutely YES. Christ-centered and nurturing environment. This school year began with a new director of the school, Amy Fabiano, and she has given this school a huge academic push along with making sure these children have christian focus, nutritional snacks, and develop their social skills. The teachers have been very open to any concerns I have about my child. "Potty training" helped assist my daughter when needed. Comforting her in the mornings for drop off and creating a relaxing environment for nap time. Weather permitting the children are outside every day on the playground or in the gym. This school is in its 3rd year going on 4th in the fall and I am forever grateful they have opened their doors. As a parent you want the best for your kids, though no school or person is without flaws, I have yet to have an issue arise that wasn't addressed quickly and in the best interest of both staff and child. I would highly recommend the school to anyone of young children that would like a home away from home.
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I love the Good Shepherd Preschool! I love leaving my grand child in a safe environment that is Christ centered and his gear towards developing her in all areas not only spiritually but also mentally physically and socially. I highly recommend The good Shepherd preschool!
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Hello,this Pre-K program has been amazing for our daughter. The progress she has made amazes me. Staff is great as well. Always encouraging good behavior with positive reinforcement. I can't say enough about what this school means to my daughter and family. I recommend them to everyone I know.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,500
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Fredericksburg, VA is $6,940 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Fredericksburg, VA is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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