Academic Profile

Academics at Harford Christian

History

Harford Christian School has enjoyed an excellent academic reputation since the school’s founding in 1966. Our devoted and proficient staff members approach the task of Christian education with enthusiasm. The scope and sequence of the curriculum is founded upon a comprehensive Biblical worldview, culminating in a broad and diverse high school offering of courses in English, math, science, Bible and foreign language.

Enrollment 

Faculty

Pre-Kindergarten-6th Grade — 130
7th-12th Grades — 150
30 faculty members
9:1 student to faculty ratio


 

 

Student Characteristics

Maryland Residents – 80%

International – 5%

 

Student Performance 

Grades 1-8 all achieved above-average rankings nationally on the Iowa Assessments in 2016 

Grading Scales – Grade Scale Conversion

A+
A
A-
98.50 – 100.00
93.50 – 98.49
91.50- 93.49
D+
D
D-
71.50- 73.49
66.50- 71.49
64.50- 66.49
B+
B
B-
89.50- 91.49
84.50- 89.49
82.50- 84.49
F0.00- 64.50
C+
C
C-
80.50- 82.49
75.50- 80.49
73.50- 75.49
 
Our Grade Point Average (GPA) is calculated on a weighted gradient scale. Courses marked with an “H” on the transcript are honors courses and are weighted. Our lowest passing mark is 64.5%.
GradeHonorsNon-weightedGradeHonorsNon-weighted
1005.374.37792.751.75
995.254.25782.621.62
985.124.12772.501.50
975.004.00762.371.37
964.873.87752.251.25
954.753.75742.121.12
944.623.62732.001.00
934.503.50721.870.87
924.373.37711.750.75
914.253.25701.620.62
904.123.12691.500.50
894.003.00681.370.37
883.872.87671.250.25
873.752.75661.120.12
863.622.62651.000.00
853.502.50640.870.00
843.372.37   
833.252.25   
823.122.12   
813.002.00   
802.871.87   

 

 

Academic Program

 
Honors Courses  
Pre-Calculus
Physics
Spanish III
Chemistry II
German IV
Environmental Science
Calculus
Biology II
Spanish IV
German III
Physiology
Science Electives 
Biology II
Chemistry II
Environmental Science
Physics
Physiology
*The HCS Envirothon Team has won the Harford County Envirothon eight consecutive years and were state champions in 2012 and 2013.
Foreign Language Department
4-year programs in German and Spanish 
 
Fine Arts 
Band
Chorus
Art II
Instrumental Pedagogy
Bell Choir
Dramatic Production
Art II
Piano Pedagogy

HCS Alumni

 
An estimated 90% of our over 1300 graduates enter a college or university. 
  
Serving Baltimore, Cecil & Harford County, Maryland as well as Southern Pennsylvania