The faculty truly cared about me, and I have kept in touch with most of my teachers since graduation. The curriculum challenged me academically and fully prepared me for college. HCA was the best school for me and I miss it everyday!

Welcome to Harvest Christian Academy

Harvest Christian Academy (HCA) is a private school for students in preschool through grade 12 founded by Harvest Bible Chapel. HCA’s highest purpose is to develop students who are grounded in God’s Word. We challenge students to develop strong academic skills and provide opportunities to become a well-rounded person through participation in athletics, arts and community service.

Located in Elgin, Illinois, Harvest Christian Academy (HCA) draws students and families from Aurora, St Charles, Elgin, Hampshire, Schaumburg, Hoffman Estates, and Algonquin. Whether you live close or have a short commute, families are committed to seeing their students flourish in a safe and uplifting environment.

HCA has over 510 students. The school is proud to see their graduation rates at 98% and has a 100% acceptance rate for college admissions. If you’re ready to enroll in a private academy, we’re ready to help you transition well into our school.

Contact Us at (847) 214-3202 for more information, to schedule a tour, or to schedule a student visit experience.

The Academy is accredited by the AdvancED’sAssociation of Christian Schools International (ACSI), and recognized as a non-public member of the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE). HCA is an active member of the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) and athletically competes in Class 1A and 2A.


HCA provides rigorous academics, a weekly chapel and daily Bible classes, an engaging student life atmosphere,  a full athletic program and an opportunity to develop in the arts.


Harvest Christian Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, 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, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.