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public school vs private school asheville ncWaynesville is a wonderful place to live and raise a family. The population of Haywood County has grown each decade since 1870. Our area is convenient to Asheville and the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains. With mile-high mountains, stunning valleys, hiking, mountain biking, and plenty of opportunities to participate in outdoor activities, it is easy to see why Waynesville, Lake Junaluska, and the surrounding communities welcome so many new residents each year.

Whether your family has been in Haywood County for ages, or you have recently discovered this beautiful area, if you have school-age children you have to make a decision regarding their education. Haywood Christian Academy is here to help you determine whether to send your children to private or public school.

Private Education vs Public School Waynesville, NC

There are amazing teachers in public and private schools throughout Waynesville and Haywood County, NC. At Haywood Christian Academy, we believe our mission sets us apart from other educational institution. We are committed to developing students into Christian leaders by providing an excellent educational experience on a foundation of Biblical truth. God’s Word is woven into each subject, and students are taught to filter their academic studies through the truths found in Scripture.

Other factors to considering Christian private education in Waynesville include:

  • Athletics: HCA students enjoy quality athletic programs centered on building Christian character as well as academic skill.
  • Class Size: Christian schools typically have class sizes 40% smaller than public schools.
  • Chapel: HCA has regular chapel services, with messages from local pastors, youth pastors, and Christian leaders.
  • Fine Arts: HCA students have access to quality visual arts, drama, music, and yearbook programs.
  • Community Outreach: We are proud to provide opportunities for our students to share the gospel of Jesus through community outreach projects.
  • Safety: Private school students experience violence and bullying about half as often as public school students.

There are many great reasons to choose private Christian education. At Haywood Christian Academy, our teachers are as concerned about your child’s discipleship as their academic pursuits. If you would like to know more about our Christian school in Waynesville, contact us, or schedule a tour.