Academics at Harford Christian

History

Harford Christian School exists to serve families by offering academic excellence within a Christian worldview,all to the glory of God. We welcome admissions applications from students/families who desire the same.Harford Christian School does not discriminate on the basis of race or national origin in administering our educational programs or financial policies.

Harford Christian School has enjoyed an excellent academic reputation since the school’s founding in 1966. Our devoted and professional staff members approach the task of Christian education with enthusiasm. The scope and sequence of the curriculum is founded upon a comprehensive biblical worldview, culminating in a broad and diverse high school offering of courses in English, math, science, Bible and foreign language.

 

Enrollment

Pre-school & Elementary:

139 Junior High & High School: 121 80% Maryland residents, 15% Pennsylvania and 5% are international students

Student Performance

Grades 1-8 all achieved above-average rankings nationally on the Iowa Assessments in 2019.

Honors Courses

11 courses are available in foreign language, math, and science: Pre- Calculus, Calculus, Physics, Biology II, Spanish III, Spanish IV, Chemistry II, German III, German IV, Physiology, Environmental Science and Engineering

Foreign Language

4-year programs in German and Spanish

Fine Arts

Band, Chorus, Art, Advanced Art, Speech, Drama, Piano and Instrumental Pedagogy

Graduation Requirements

English 4

Math 4

Bible 4

Social Studies 3

Science 3

Technology 2

Foreign Lang. 1

Health/PE 1

Fine Arts 1

Electives 2

Comm. Service 1 (75 hrs)

TOTAL: 26

Faculty 

26 faculty members

10:1 student/teacher ratio

Grading Scale

Our Grade Point Average (GPA) is calculated on a weighted gradient scale. Courses marked with an “H” on the transcript are honors courses and are weighted. Our lowest passing mark is 64.5%.

Envirothon

The environmental science team has won the Harford County Envirothon competition for eleven years, most recently in 2019 and were MD state champions in 2008, 2012 and 2013. The 2012 HCS team finished seventh In North America.

Science Electives

Biology II, Chemistry I, Chemistry II, Physiology, Physics, Environmental Science

Alumni

An estimated 90% of our over 1400 graduates enter a college or university. Five recent graduates are enrolled in Doctoral programs in medicine and science.

Accreditation

HCS is fully accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education, American Association of Christian Schools, North American Christian Schools Acrediting Agency, and The National Council for Private School Accreditation.

Grade Values