Welcome to Hawthorne Christian Academy! We are a college preparatory day school for students in pre-school through grade twelve. HCA provides a strong academic program based on the truths and principles of Scripture. We were founded in 1981 as a ministry of Hawthorne Gospel Church and we are evangelical and interdenominational.


Our Preschool program provides a solid academic readiness foundation in a safe, nurturing environment for young children.

Lower School

Our Lower School lays a strong academic and spiritual foundation for our students in kindergarten through grade five.

Middle School

The Middle School consists of grades six through eight. Basic subjects are English, Social Studies, Math, Reading, Science, Bible, and Physical Education.

High School

Our High School is a college preparatory school that offers of a wealth of academic offerings including a variety of AP-level courses.

By the Numbers

students enrolled during the
2015-2016 school year
Years of Excellence
scholarship money offered to class of 2015
Different churches represented
by our student body
hours of Christian Service volunteered
by our students last year
pages read by Lower School
students this past summer
"When I first came to Hawthorne Christian I felt that everybody was really welcoming - the students and the teachers. They always help when you need it."


2016 Fall Sports Awards Announced

2016 Fall Sports County and League Awards and Accomplishments High School Boys Soccer Dave Falcon ('18) - 1st Team All League, 2nd Team All County Michael Aust ('17) - 1st Team All League, Honorable Mention All County Nick Alvarez ('17) - 2nd Team All League,...

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PINK OUT Raises Funds for Breast Cancer Cure

Hawthorne Christian Academy hosted a Middle School PINK OUT to fight for a cure for breast cancer. The students purchased pink bracelets for $3, and obtained sponsors for HCA’s push-up competition on October 19, 2016. Sponsors donated money for each push-up. Every dollar raised from HCA’s PINK OUT...

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Over $80K Raised at 18th Annual Golf Classic

Hawthorne Christian Academy hosted their 18th annual Golf Classic at a new venue, Crystal Springs Resort in Hamburg, New Jersey. The golfers played on the picturesque Wild Turkey and Cascades golf courses. The day included a round of challenging golf, great company, and a delicious dinner in the...