High Point Christian Academy


High Point Christian Academy

Infobox School
name = High Point Christian Academy


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streetaddress = 307 N. Rotary Drive
city = High Point
state = North Carolina
zipcode = 27262
country = USA
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denomination = Baptist
head of school = Richard Hardee
staff =
teaching_staff = 58 (as of 2005-06) cite web |title=School Detail for High Point Christian Academy |url=http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/pss/privateschoolsearch/school_detail.asp?Search=1&SchoolID=K9303466&ID=K9303466 |publisher=National Center for Education Statistics ]
ceeb = 341848
school code =
avg_class_size = 22
ratio = 12.9 (as of 2005-06)
gender = Coed
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grades = K-12
Hours_in_Day = 7
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accreditation = Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
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sports =
team_name = Cougars
school_colours = Green, white and navy
established = 1996
status =
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enrollment = 730 (as of 2007-2008)
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homepage = http://www.hpcacougars.org/

High Point Christian Academy (HPCA) is a private school in High Point, North Carolina serving students in kindergarten through twelfth grade. HPCA is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), Southern Baptist Association of Christian Schools (SBACS) and Triad Association of Non-Public Schools (TANP).

History

Founded by the Green Street Baptist Church, High Point Christian Academy opened in 1996 with 96 students. The school added a high school program with the 2002-2003 school year. [cite news |first=Sue |last=Schultz |title=Christian academy to expand |work=The News & Record |date=2002-08-20 |quote=High Point Christian Academy has expanded from 96 students in 1996 to 550 enrolled this year. The private school offers a high school curriculum this year. ]

Campus

A separate building for the high school opened in 2004. [cite news |first=Eric |last=Swensen |title=New high school |work=The News & Record |date=2004-01-12 |quote=For all the amenities available at High Point Christian Academy's new high school building - including larger classrooms, new science labs and classroom TVs - students seem most excited about not having to share it with the school's younger students. Classes start Jan. 19 at the $4.5 million school, located on Phillips Avenue... ]

Extracurricular activities

Athletics

High Point Christian Academy fields teams in baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cross country, football, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and volleyball.

The first teams in the school's history were the boys and girls basketball teams, which began in the 1999-2000 winter season. [cite news |first=Tina |last=Adams |title=Cougars pounce on first sports season |work=The News & Record |date=1999-11-05 |quote=The High Point Christian Academy Cougars have donned green jerseys and started their inaugural basketball season. In fact, it's the school's inaugural of any athletic team; it's the first time the school has offered an organized sports program for students. ]

Curriculum

Certified teachers lead the challenging academic program, utilizing a variety of textbook resources in the teaching of Math, Science, Language, Reading, Spelling, Social Studies and Bible. Integration of Scripture takes place across the curriculum as Biblical principles are applied to everyday learning. Additional areas of study include Art, Computers, Physical Education, Music, Foreign Language, and Library.

References

External links

* [http://www.hpcacougars.org/ High Point Christian Academy]


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