We offer programs and times designed to fit any busy parents' needs. Our goal for your child is to ensure they are challenged academically, socially and spiritually. Many of our alumni have gone on to attend prestigious private schools such as the Greenhill School, Trinity Christian Academy, Parish Episcopal School, and the Good Shepherd Episcopal School.
HCCA admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs slots and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies and other school-administered programs.
This class is for children 6 weeks to 12 months old. Our wonderful infant program is designed with your baby in mind to get them from smiling and scooting to laughing and playing. Our kind, nurturing staff will guide your little bundle of joy through the various stages of infancy from tummy-time to crawling, standing, and even walking and talking!
Our highly experienced teachers frequently correspond with you and update you on your baby’s progress. The infant program uses the 'Learn Every Day' curriculum as the Preschool I & II uses as well. Our goals for our infants are to help them develop object permanence, to expose them to early academics (i.e. numbers, alphabet, music, and art), to introduce cause and effect, to begin communication through speech and sign langurage. Your baby will grow into a mobile, active and thriving toddler in a caring, Christian environment! Student - Teacher Ratio 4 to 1.
This class is for children that have turned 18 months and has a focus on the socialization of your child. They have many opportunities to work together in small and large group settings. With our large and spacious classrooms, there is always a lot to do as they grow and learn about the world around them. With our low teacher-student ratios, each child is able to receive individualized attention throughout the day. The teachers provide a variety of activities based on a monthly theme.
The curriculum, 'Learn Everyday' is integrated in all aspects of the child’s day. Your child will attend humanities daily, chapel twice a week, catechesis and Bible Story weekly. A required rest time is taken after lunch. For children who are 18 months old. This class focuses on the basics of pre-academic skills. Most importantly, 18 month’s will increase social and emotional development with some exposure and emphasis placed on traditional academic skills. Student - Teacher Ratio 9 to 1.
This class serves children that are 4 and 5. A highly successful, multi-age looping approach is used in this classroom. A high level of individualized instruction is utilized in order to best meet the unique needs of each student and to prepare them for their future academic pursuits. Focus is placed on phonics, math, problem solving, sign language as well as higher order thinking skills using the Saxon Phonics and Saxon Math curriculum. The children have humanities daily, Chapel twice a week and Bible Story and catechesis weekly.
Weekly themes and bible lessons are interwoven throughout the curriculum to create a dynamic and challenging experience for every child. Daily activities provide a balance of student interaction, independent learning time, and one on one instruction with the teacher. Student ratio is 14 to 1.
This begins the month your child turns 18 months old and is a wonderful introduction to school. The teachers work on the socialization of the children, along with building their verbal skills. The infant program uses the 'Learn Every Day' curriculum as the Preschool I & II uses as well. The Preschool I class attends the weekly Bible Story with Father Kasey and attend Humanities daily. The monthly curriculum is worked into their daily schedule, providing the children with a variety of activities to do individually with the teacher or in a small group. Singing, reading, art, sign language and free center play are all a part of your toddler’s day!
For children who are at least 12 months old. This class is designed to orient children to the preschool classroom setting. Student - Teacher Ratio 5 to 1.
This class is made up of children who have turned 3. The children receive individualized instruction focused on expanding their knowledge and experiences. Our teachers guide the children through a vast array of activities, exposing them to new and exciting academic and social skills daily! This class emphasizes social and emotional development, self-awareness, self and peer mediation, autonomy and increased attention span. Preschool III uses the Saxon curriculum, just as the Transitional Kindergarten does, and continues to develop their sign language skills. Traditional academic skills are addressed in a hands-on manner and within the parameters of a developmentally appropriate curriculum.
They have a rest time after lunch, with time spent outside for playing and socializing with their friends. Everyday, the children have ample time to explore their room with a multitude of center activities to choose from. These children also attend humanities daily, Chapel twice a week, catechesis and Bible Story weekly.
For children who are 3. All students must be potty trained. This class increases academic emphasis, while still primarily seeking to improve social and emotional development and problem solving skills. Student - Teacher Ratio 10 to 1.