Hawthorne Christian Academy

Enrollment Process & Application

​​Admissions Process

Open enrollment for new families for the 2019-2020 school year has begun!

Hawthorne Christian Academy is a nonprofit, Christian school that has one of the most affordable tuition rates in South Carolina. If you have any questions please contact the school office by phone
803-377-8235 or by email  info@EnrollatHCA.org  for further information.

Financial Information: To view our tuition and fees, please click

Application:  Hawthorne Christian Academy partners with TADS (Tested And Designed by Schools)
for admissions, enrollment, and billing. To begin the admissions process for your child at Hawthorne, please click 

Once we recieve your application in TADS, we will contact you to setup an appointment to meet with our administrator and finalize the admission process. Items we will need to complete the registration: birth certificate, social security card, immunization records or religious exemption for immunization, and transcript from previous school (if applicable).
Hawthorne Christian Academy does not discriminate based on sex, race, or national origin.
DSS Registered (DSS 905)

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  1. STARS
    Hawthorne Christian Academy's 2017-2018 annual video.
  2. Write Your Story
    Hawthorne Christian Academy's 2016-2017 annual video. For More Information, please visit www.EnrollatHCA.org
  3. Thrive
    Hawthorne Christian Academy's annual video for the 2015-2016 school year. We hope you enjoy watching this video. For further information about HCA, please visit our website at www.HawthorneChristian.com or follow us on Facebook.
  4. He is With Us
    Hawthorne Christian Academy's 2014 Annual Video
  5. We Won't Be Shaken
    Hawthorne Christian Academy's video for the 2014-2015 school year.
  6. We Are
    Our highlight video for Hawthorne Christian Academy's 2012-2013 school year. For further information about HCA, please visit www.HawthorneChristian.com.
  7. Live Like That
    A review of the 2011-2012 school year at Hawthorne Christian Academy, Chester SC
  8. For What It's Worth
    Our video for 2011, hope you enjoy it!
  9. By Your Side
    Our 2009 student video that highlights the year at Hawthorne Christian Academy. Please visit our website at www.hawthornechristian.com for additional videos, pictures, and information.
  10. Lifesong
    Our student video for the 2008 school year that recaps the major events at Hawthorne Christian Academy. Please visit our website at www.hawthornechristian.com for additional videos, pictures, and information.
  11. Words I Would Say
    Our latest student video for the 2010 school year at Hawthorne Christian Academy. Please visit our website at www.hawthornechristian.com for additional videos, pictures, and information.

Why HCA?

  • Qualified, caring, professional teachers and staff. All of our K5 - 12th grade teachers have bachelor degrees and years of experience in teaching. All of our teachers are Christians who are active in their respective Churches.​​​​
  • Members of SC Association of Christian Schools and American Association of Christian Schools. We follow these organizations guidelines and adhere to their strict standards.
  • Small student to teacher ratios. We average 10 students per teacher in the classroom.
  • Our high school students attend college and career fairs, take campus tours, receive financial aid assistance, and meet with guidance counselors to help them find God’s plan for their lives. We have graduated 39 students, and they have been accepted to the following colleges and universities:

Allen University, Appalachian Bible College, Art Institute – Charlotte, Columbia International University, Johnson & Wales University, North Greenville University, Spartanburg Methodist College, USC – Lancaster, Union, Upstate , York Technical College, Welch College, Winthrop University

  • Dress code - We have a very modest uniform system in place which allows children flexibility while maintaining decency, yet removes the obstacles of being forced to keep up with the latest fashions.
  • Christian education using Christian curriculum. We use only the finest Christian materials from A Beka Books and BJU Press.
  • Bible is taught at every grade level, with a weekly Chapel for all students.
  • Low cost tuition, with discounts offered for multiple children.
  • American Christian Honor Society for high school students who demonstrate academic excellence and Christian character.
  • The Iowa Skills Achievement Test is given each year to every K5-12th grade child to monitor their progress and assess their educational needs.
  • Modern, spacious, state-of-the art facilities which include a 11 PC computer lab with Wi-Fi Internet, library, gymnasium, DHEC certified cafeteria (A rating), playground, and science lab.
  • Smart Boards in grades kindergarten through high school, and every classroom equipped with multimedia projectors and presentation equipment.
  • Tablets equipped with textbooks, educational apps, email, and HCA's classroom management software for every student in 7th and 8th grades.
  • 1:1 Laptops with Microsoft Office 365, email, and more for all high school students.
  • FIRST Lego Robotics for students in grades 6th-9th.
  • VEX Robotics for students in grades 10th-12th.
  • Hot, delicious, nutritious meals served everyday at a minimal cost.
  • Only Christian School in Chester County to offer athletics in basketball, volleyball, cheerleading, and golf. (member of SCACS Division 1A athletic conference)
  • Social activity opportunities (Fall Festival, Christmas Musical, Field Day, Activity Trips, High School Formal, Spirit Week, and many more events.)
  • Yearbook, photography, drama, music, and 4H are just a few of the many opportunities available to our students to expand their knowledge and skills.
  • Community service and outreach that allows children the opportunity to volunteer their time for various causes.
  • HCA offers an all day infant - K4 program for the same price of daycare and what some private schools charge for their 1/2 day programs. In addition we have an after school program for HCA students as well.
  • DSS registered daycare center. (DSS 905)