Grades 9 – 12
Harvester Christian Academy offers rigorous academic programs designed to prepare each student to impact the culture for Jesus Christ through “training minds to lead and hearts to serve.” The high school environment fosters behavior among students demonstrating the value of honesty and Biblical principles and accepting responsibility for accomplishments, for actions, and for the well- being of others. Harvester Christian Academy (HCA) prepares students for the next phase of their lives.
High school students are taught core subjects such as math, science, history, Bible, English, and foreign language. Dual enrollment and virtual learning are also available offering unlimited courses for the HCA student. Robotics, Health Science Careers, Tools for College, instrumental music, culinary arts, video broadcasting, newspaper and journalism, art, physical education, drama, and computer classes are offered as electives. HCA students experience far more than the classroom allows by participating in educational field trips, mission trips, and work-based learning internships based on level of interest and offerings. Harvester students perform well on college entrance tests and have been offered admission to colleges and universities across the nation as well as academic scholarships and the Hope scholarship. As a competitive, college preparatory school, one of HCA’s goals is the preparation of students for college. To assist in attaining this goal, an extensive college advisement program is offered. Advisement staff begin meeting with students in middle school to provide assistance in course direction and continue to refine and assist in attaining the high school student’s goals relating to life beyond Harvester Christian Academy. Assistance is offered to families by inviting college financial aid advisors, MOWR admissions advisors and college recruiters to HCA’s campus for presentations and discussions. HCA encourages students to visit college campuses and take advantage of college fairs.
Graduates have attended or been offered admission to the Mississippi State University, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Georgia, Auburn University, University of Alabama, University of Kentucky, The Citadel, Berry College, Covenant College, Baylor University, Indiana University, Liberty University, Seton Hall University, Mercer University, Young Harris College, Georgia State University, Lee University, Truett McConnell College, Shorter University, University of Mississippi, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, Covenant College, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, State University of New York, North Georgia College, Hofstra University, University of South Carolina, Kennesaw State University, Samford University, Oglethorpe University, Georgia Southern University, University of West Georgia, West Georgia Technical College, LaGrange College, Savannah College of Art and Design, New York Conservatory of Performing Arts and other state and prestigious private universities across the nation. Harvester Christian Academy seniors are recognized as leaders the past five graduating classes been awarded academic and athletic scholarships exceeding five million dollars at the college level. Better than 90% of HCA graduates go on to pursue higher education at a public or private university or technical college.
The high school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS – AdvancED) and the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). High school teachers are dedicated to assisting each student to reach their full potential. Teachers must meet accrediting standards and are well qualified to teach their particular subject area holding bachelor degrees or higher. Student to teacher ratio is approximately 15 to 1. Life-long relationships are formed between Harvester Christian Academy and the students. HCA alumni are a cherished part of the HCA family and many continue to stay actively involved in the school community through the Harvester Christian Academy Alumni Association.