Registration Information and Admissions Process
Admissions Update: 3-25-2020
To all prospective families who have submitted an application to HGCS. During this time of uncertainty and concern due to COVID-19, we have decided to postpone the Prospective Student Evaluation that was scheduled for Monday, May 4. As soon as we have a clearer picture regarding being able to return to school, we will inform you of the rescheduled date and communicate with you not only by mail but by phone as well. If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions Director, Molly Sutton, by email at .
REGISTRATION FEE (K5 - 12TH GRADE):
REGISTRATION FEE: $250.00 (January - May 31)
LATE ENROLLMENT REGISTRATION FEE: $500 for Current and New Students (June 1 and later)
-Registration fee is non-refundable
-Registration fee is not applied toward tuition
RE-ENROLLMENT - January 6-24, 2020 for Current HGCS Students
NEW STUDENT ENROLLMENT:
ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE AS FOLLOWS:
- January 6 - 24, 2020 - Siblings of current HGCS Students and HGCS Early Education Center Participants
- Monday, February 3, 2020 - Hickory Grove Baptist Church Members
- Monday, February 10, 2020 - Open to the Public
Re-enrollment for Current HGCS Students and Siblings (New Student Applications)
Current HGCS families will re-enroll their current HGCS students through their FACTS SIS Family Portal.
Current families MUST complete their on-line re-enrollment form by Friday, January 24, 2020, to secure a position for your child.
If you have any questions, please contact the admissions office at 704-531-3589.
If you are submitting a new application for an HGCS sibling or an HGCS Early Education Center Participant, you will need to complete an online application beginning Thursday, January 6, 2020. To secure a position for your child, this online application must be submitted by Friday, January 24, 2020. A link to the online application can be found below.
Securing a position for the 2020 - 2021 school year does not indicate acceptance to HGCS.
To all prospective families who have submitted an application to HGCS. During this time of uncertainty and concern due to COVID-19, we have decided to postpone the Prospective Student Evaluation that was scheduled for Monday, May 4. As soon as we have a clearer picture regarding being able to return to school, we will inform you of the rescheduled date and communicate with you not only by mail but by phone as well. If you have any questions, please contact Molly Sutton by email at .
Prospective New Students
February 3 - 7, 2020 - Online applications are open only to Hickory Grove Baptist Church members.
February 10, 2020 - Open to the Public - Online applications will be processed on a first come, first serve basis for all that apply.
New Student Applications may only be submitted online at www.hgchristian.org.
Click on "Apply to HGCS Harris" under the "Admissions" tab.
New Student Applications for the new HGCS MALLARD CREEK campus should NOT click the "Apply to HGCS Harris" link.
You must go to the HGCS Mallard Creek tab and click on "Apply to HGCS Mallard Creek".
New Student Admissions Process
- Online Application (Click on "Apply to HGCS" under the "Admissions" tab.
- Registration Fee - A non-refundable registration fee is to be submitted with the online application.
- Students applying for Kindergarten must be 5 years old on or before October 16, 2020.
- Students applying for Transitional Kindergarten (TK) must be 5 years old on or before December 31, 2020.
- Current Report Card required for all 1st - 12th grade applicants (must maintain a "C" average in individual core subjects: Math, Science, English, & History).
- Current Transcript required for all 10th - 12th grade applicants.
- Copies of all educational and diagnostic testing (if applicable).
- Recommendations - Principal, Math and English Teacher recommendations required for all 6th - 12th grade applicants. No referrals, suspensions or expulsions for one year.
- Academic Referral Form – required for all 1st – 5th grade applicants.
- Pre-school Teacher Readiness Checklist form and Student Information Form – required for all prospective Kindergarten students.
- Personal Character Recommendation - completed by Pastor, Sunday school teacher, athletic coach, etc. required for all 6th - 12th grade applicants.
- Student Questionnaire - required for all 4th - 12th grade applicants.
Testing is scheduled by the Admissions Office after receipt of all required Admissions forms. Grades TK - 5th students will be given an evaluation on Monday, May 4, 2020. Grades 6th - 12th students will have various testing dates from March - July 2020. Families will be notified by mail of times and location for the evaluation. Testing fee for all grades - $60.00
Interview Requirements (6th - 12th grade applicants only)
An interview appointment is made with the parents, student, and school principal once testing has been completed. This interview is an opportunity for philosophical discussions, a question and answer session, and a time to assess whether the HGCS program is the right fit for the student's needs.
Official acceptance (or non-acceptance) is communicated to all families in writing. Placement is based upon the outcome of the admissions procedures and space availability. Entrance decisions by the Admissions Committee are final and cannot be appealed. Only submission of all final required documents guarantees enrollment for your child.
- Birth Certificate
- Immunization Record
- Previous School Records
- Custody Documents (if applicable) - Court documents for custody decisions must be signed by a judge and notarized.
Hickory Grove Christian School admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. HGCS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies.
For more information regarding the application process, please call our Admissions Office at 704-531-3589, Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM or email
Admissions Office Fax Number - 704-531-3509