Frequently Asked Questions
+ Is Holly Grove Christian School accredited?
Yes. HGCS is dually accredited through the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Universities, Commission on Elementary Schools. In addition, all of our classroom teachers hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
+ What are the hours for the school?
The school day begins at 8:25 a.m. and ends at 3:00 p.m.
+ Do you offer before- and after-care?
We do not offer before- and after-care at this time. Our regular school hours are from 8:25 am until 3:00 pm. Students may be dropped off as early as 7:50 am, and they must be picked up by 3:10 pm.
+ What are the age requirements for enrolling in HGCS?
Students entering Pre-K (K4) must be four by September 1st, students entering Kindergarten (K5) must be five by September 1st, and students entering first grade must be six by September 1st.
+ Does the school offer hot lunches?
Yes, we offer a variety of lunches to students and staff throughout the week. A full lunch costs between $2 and $5, depending on items selected. Each day white and chocolate milk are available, along with Arby's sandwiches on Mondays, Hardee's chicken tenders on Tuedays, Subway sandwiches on Wednesdays, Domino's pizza on Thursdays, and hot dogs and cheesesteak sandwiches on Fridays.
+ Do you provide bus service?
Yes, HGCS offers bus transportation. Many parents arrange carpool with those in their community. See the Bus Registration form on our Forms page for the bus route info.
+ Do you offer special services for children with learning disabilities?
At this time, Holly Grove Christian School does not have the staff or facility to take students with special needs. We are unable to accept children who have severe physical handicaps, who have severe learning or social difficulties, who are emotionally disturbed or who have a history of disruptive behavior.
+ When is the deadline to apply for admission?
As HGCS uses a rolling admissions process, there is no deadline to apply. However, applying early is beneficial, as class sections may fill up and financial aid is offered on a first-come first served basis.