and challenge our students toward spiritual maturity
the world for Christ
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.
Our Lower School lays a strong academic and spiritual foundation for our students in kindergarten through grade five.
The Middle School consists of grades six through eight. Basic subjects are English, Social Studies, Math, Reading, Science, Bible, and Physical Education.
Our High School is a college preparatory school that offers of a wealth of academic offerings including a variety of AP-level courses.
HCA athletes gathered toys and gifts to donate to Star of Hope, a charity based out of Paterson, New Jersey. The ministry is directed by HCA alumnus, Pastor Matt Andersen. Star of Hope is a historic ministry in downtown Paterson serving the poor, homeless, seniors, youth, unemployed, underemployed...
HCA alumnus, Rene White ('16), was one of only three NJIT freshmen selected for the ASUN Men's Soccer All-Conference Team. The NJIT Freshman ranks second on his team in goals (6) and points (14), and is tied for second on the team in assists (2). His six goals scored in a single-season, is one shy...
Six Hawthorne Christian Academy students performed in the New Jersey State Opera Festival held at Paramus High School on November 19, 2016. Four of the students (Philip Duncan, Jesse Kriesel, Angie Lovato, and Grace Meharg) placed in the top 12 and were selected to perform their operatic solos...