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Never doubt your abilities. 
At University Christian High School, you will be challenged to accelerate your academic studies, and provided every means necessary for success. You will become an engaged learner who will discover skills, aptitudes and talents and will graduate with confidence and enthusiasm for what lies ahead. 

Students at University Christian High School have the opportunity to receive an outstanding education in a faith-based setting that will prepare them for college and their future careers.  Our experienced faculty have the benefit of smaller teacher-to-student ratios conducive to providing essential support for a successful academic journey.

UCHS students have the option of taking numerous Honors and Advanced Placement classes while working towards the opportunity to attend college classes at Lenoir Rhyne University, Appalachian State University, and Catawba Valley Community College campuses. Further, our students have the unique opportunity to physically navigate the campuses of our higher education partners and interact with college professors in person, giving them a “college before college” experience.

UCHS students can also participate in numerous clubs, sports, and leadership-oriented activities in continuance of their growth and development. Many of our students graduate with an average of twenty-four college credit hours, a better understanding of what their career trajectory looks like, and a moral compass to help them navigate and positively impact the world.

  • UCHS is a Lutheran, independent, all-honors level high school enrolling students grades 9 through 12 located in Hickory, NC.
  • Founded in 2009 with eight students.
  • Our curriculum includes a wide variety of Honors and AP courses and provides a well-rounded education for all our students.
  • Juniors and seniors have the opportunity to take college courses on the campuses of Lenoir-Rhyne University, Appalachian State University, and Catawba Valley Community College.
  • Students have graduated with an average of 24 college credits.
  • Critical thinking, servant leadership, and the development of moral character are all part of our Christ-centered education.
  • We help students discover who they are and what their core values are in life.
  • We want our graduates to be well-prepared in all aspects of their lives.

We provide students with the opportunity to discover and develop the gifts that are theirs and prepare them to lead lives of service to the world. At University Christian, you’ll join a nurturing and collaborative community where students and teachers support each other.