ACADEMIC BENCHMARKS

& STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS

/ Academic Benchmarks

At Holland Christian Schools, our learners possess a wide range of abilities, and our passionate educators work hard to help all of them reach their fullest potential. Our academic results include all of these children, and we are proud of all of their accomplishments, year after year. Check out the results below, and you’ll see why.

Average ACT Scores Compared to Michigan & National Average

Graduating Class HCHS Average ISD Average State of Michigan
Average
National Average
2012 23.2 20.9 20.0 21.1
2013 23.0 20.8 20.1 21.1
2014 23.0 20.9 19.9 20.9
2015 23.6 21.0 20.1 21.0
2016 24.0 20.3

National Merit Finalists:
Holland Christian has had 16 National Merit Scholars and 19 National Merit Commended Students since 2006.

 

Average Class Size

High School Middle School Pine Ridge Rose Park South Side Preschool
22.6 25.3 22 17.4 21.4 13.5

Teacher to Student Ratio

1:13

Staff and Faculty

Holland Christian is a member of Christian Schools International. In addition, each of Holland Christian’s teachers is certified by the State of Michigan. Holland Christian’s staff includes:

  • 125 members of the teaching staff;
  • 44% of teaching staff have Advanced Degrees;
  • 50 classroom support staff who assist in various phases of education;
  • 4 counselors who work with students from elementary through high school.

/ Graduate Statistics

The world is at your fingertips as a Holland Christian graduate. The opportunities to make an impact in God’s name are endless. He has called you to a specific endeavor, and given you unique passion to transform your slice of the world. When you graduate, you’ll have countless options for the next chapter in your education and be equipped and excited to blaze new paths wherever you go.

Want some inspiration? Check out what our recent graduates are up to.

The Graduating Class of 2017:

  • Has 92% of its graduates pursuing post-high school education;
  • Together received more than $3.7 million in scholarships;
  • Has of its graduates going on to a secondary institution, 97% attending their first choice of college/university.

Our Recent Graduates Have Attended the Following Colleges & Universities:

Adrian College
Albion College
American Musical and Dramatic Academy (LA)
Army
Art Academy of Cincinnati
The Art Institute
Art Institue of San Antonio
Atlanta University
Asbury University
Ashland University
Aquinas College
Aurora University
Azusa Pacific University
Baker College
Baruch College, City University of New York
Baylor University
Belmont University
Beloit College
Bethel College
Bethel University
Biola University
Blue Heron Academy
Boise State University
Boston University
Butler University
California Baptist University
Calvin College
Career Line Tech Center: Cosmetology
Carthage College
Carroll University
Cedarville University
Central Michigan University
Colorado Christian University
Colorado Mountain College
Colorado State University
Columbia College
Columbia College Chicago
Columbia University
Concordia University
Cornerstone University
Covenant College
Culinary Institute of America
Davenport University
Denison University
DePaul University
Digipen Institute of Technology
Dominican University
Dordt College
Douglas J. Aveda Institute
Duquesne University
Eastern Michigan University
Elmira College
Emerson College
Empire Beauty School
Excel Academies of Cosmetology
Ferris State University
Findlay University
Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida Southern University
French Academy of Cosmetology
Full Sail University
Gallaudet University
Glen Oaks Community College

Grand Canyon University
Grand Rapids Community College
Grand Valley State University
Great Lakes EMS Academy
Great Lakes Maritime Academy
Grove City College
Hillsdale College
Hope College
Huntington University
Illinois Institute of Technology
Indiana University
Indiana Wesleyan University
Ithaca College
Kalamazoo College
Kendall College of Art & Design
Kettering University
King’s College
Kirkwood College
Korea University
Kuyper College
Lake Michigan College
Lake Michigan Community College
Lake Superior State University
Lansing Community College
Lawrence University
Lawrence Technological University
Lee University
Lees-McRae College
LeTourneau University
Lenior Rhyne University
Liberty University
Louisiana University
Loyola University
Messiah College
Michigan State University
Michigan Technological University
Moody Bible Institute
Morehead State University
North Park University
Northeastern University
Northern Illinois University
Northern Michigan University
Northwestern College (IA)
Northwestern College (MN)
Northwestern University
Northwestern Michigan College
Northwood University
Oakland University
Oberlin College
Olivet College
Olivet Nazarene University
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Pepperdine University
Point Loma Nazarene University
Purdue University
Randolph College
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rocky Mountain College
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
St. Mary’s College

St. Mary’s College of Maryland
Saginaw Valley State University
Salisbury University
The Salon Professional Academy
Savannah College of Art and Design
Seattle Pacific University
Southeastern University
Southwestern Michigan University
Spring Arbor University
Stanley Harris Cosmetology School
State University of New York
State University of New York at Purchase
Syracuse University
Taylor University
Trinity Christian College
Tulane University
Tulip City Beaty School
United States Air Force Academy
United States Marines
United States Naval Academy
Universal Technical Institute
University of Chicago
University of Connecticut
University of Dallas
University of Dayton
University of Detroit Mercy
University of Evansville
University of Findlay
University of Illinois Chicago
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
University of Iowa
University of Kansas
University of Kentucky
University of Maryland
University of Massachusetts
University of Massachusetts Amherst
University of Miami
University of Michigan
University of Montana
University of North Carolina School of the Arts
University of Northwestern Ohio
University of Notre Dame
University of Pennsylvania
University of San Francisco
University of Seattle
University of Tampa
University of Toronto
University of Washington
Valparaiso University
Wabash College
Washington University in St. Louis
Wayne State University
Western Michigan University
Westmont College
Wheaton College
Wittenberg University

“Amazing teachers taught passionately about their subject and were so open about their faith and lives. Amazing chapels and faith growing opportunities. Awesome technology that greatly prepared me for college. And a great sense of community…”

-MAKAYLA MCKELLIPS ’15