School Profile

UNIVERSITY CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL offers students in the Hickory area the opportunity to receive a strong academic education in a Christian environment.  Since its founding in 2009, UCHS has continued to thrive.  Enrollment has increased each year, and the student retention rate is extremely high.  The school’s mission and vision are providing a competitive alternative to public education. Faculty with wide experience, a high percentage of advanced degrees, and in an average class size of fifteen, teach and model Christian values which are expected to be followed by the students.  Students take these values beyond the classroom through many hours of community service. UCHS offers a wide variety of extracurricular activities to meet individual students’ needs:  fourteen varsity sports, yearbook, debate, student government, Model UN, NHS, and a variety of interest groups/clubs. UCHS celebrates a Decade of Excellence in 2019 as it marks their 10 year anniversary!

ACCREDITATION

National Lutheran School Association
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

COLLEGE ATTENDANCE RATE

97% Acceptance to a 4 year College or University
92% Attendance at a 4 year College or University

YEAR FOUNDED

2009

GRADES

9th - 12th

RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION

Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod

FACULTY

14 Classroom Teachers
79% with Advanced Degree
1:10 Teacher / Student Ratio

STUDENT BODY

135 Total Students
Co-Ed Student Body
12% Students of Color
37 9th Graders
32 10th Graders
35 11th Graders
31 12th Graders

COUNSELORS

Mrs. Paige Hamblin
Academic & College Advisor

ENROLLMENT DEADLINE

Rolling Admission

TUITION 2018-19

$7680

FINANCIAL AID

3% Receiving Aid
$2700 Average Grant

HEAD OF SCHOOL

Mr. William Unverfehrt
Principal

ADMISSIONS & FINANCE

Mrs. Lori Bedder

SPORTS

Boys & Girls Soccer
Boys & Girls Basketball
Boys & Girls Cross Country
Boys & Girls Track
Boys & Girls Swimming
Boys & Girls Tennis
Boys & Girls Golf
Girls Volleyball

Additional Music & Drama opportunities available through Lenoir Rhyne University.

EXTRA-CURRICULAR

Yearbook
Debate Team
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Foreign Language Team
Student Council
Music Club
National Honor Society
Envirothon
Art Club
Chess Club
School Newspaper
Robotics
Ambassadors