Hoover Christian School

Hoover Christian School Photo #1 - We have a wonderful building and atmosphere at our school.
  • A small school promoting elite academics, Christian values, and diversity.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.General Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church (GCSDAC)
Religious AffiliationSeventh Day Adventist
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded1947

Student Body

Total Students50 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Hoover Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size10 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(polo shirts, khaki pants, skirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,573
Tuition Notes $4573 is an average per year depending on grade level and other variables; range is $4502-$4644
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,715
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorCarolyn Petty


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Stringed instrument instruction

School Notes

  • Great test scores averaging nearly two grades above average
  • Excellent, completely certified teaching staff (many with multiple degrees and state certifications) and including art, music, and Spanish
  • Ideal setting--next to Aldridge Botanical Gardens
  • Won the Southeast Regional NYSE investment competition (placed 4th in the nation)
  • Facilities: newly renovated 1.5 million dollar building, adjoining field, and gymnasium
  • Advanced technology includes computers in each classroom, video projectors, and video conferencing class options for high school students
  • Affiliated with Griggs International for selected 11-12th grade classes, some with dual enrollment
  • Catered vegetarian hot lunch optional
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham
    Grades: PK-12 | 535 students
    10.7 miles
    118 55th Street N
    Birmingham, AL 35212
    10.7 PK-12
  • Birmingham
    Grades: PK-12 | 193 students
    3 miles
    2290 Old Tyler Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35226
    3 PK-12
  • Birmingham
    Grades: PK-8 | 315 students
    9.1 miles
    2019 6th Avenue North
    Birmingham, AL 35203
    9.1 PK-8
  • Birmingham
    Grades: NS-3 | 132 students
    13.6 miles
    8440 5th Ave N
    Birmingham, AL 35206
    13.6 NS-3
  • Birmingham
    Creative Montessori School
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    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-6 | 225 students
    6.3 miles
    2800 Montessori Way
    Birmingham, AL 35209
    6.3 PK-6

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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Birmingham, AL is $7,670 for elementary schools and $9,880 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Birmingham, AL is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).