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.

Our Viewbook

By the Numbers

students enrolled during the
2016-2017 school year
Years of Excellence
scholarship money offered to class of 2016
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."


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HCA Athlete Noelani Rivera Signs with Bentley University

On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, the HCA Athletic Department hosted the official signing of Noelani Rivera to play softball collegiately. Noelani has signed to play at Div. II, Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts. Noelani was a standout athlete at HCA, and received several honors in her sport....

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HCA's Annual Banquet is a Great Success

Hawthorne Christian Academy hosted their Annual Banquet & Silent Auction on March 16, 2017, at the Rockleigh Country Club in Rockleigh, New Jersey. The evening was filled with delicious food, an amazing silent auction, and inspiring speakers. This year's theme of “In Light of Eternity” was...

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Servants Experience Great Success at Heritage Festival in Anaheim

Hawthorne Christian Academy’s select choir, Servants of the King, competed in the prestigious Heritage Festival in Anaheim, California, on Saturday, March 4, 2017. Servants of the King won Best Overall Choir (Men’s Ensemble), the Choral Sweepstakes Award for the best overall choir program, and 1st...