College Guidance

Preparing Students for Their Future

The world of college admissions can be overwhelming but Northside Christian Academy recognizes the importance of equipping students with the knowledge and information they need to be successful as they transition into their college years.

The Guidance Department at Northside Christian Academy aids students along the college planning path by providing a full range of services for all aspects of academic life and college preparation. Our College Counseling program begins with educational workshops in ninth grade and continues through the senior year with increasingly involved and individualized programming. The Guidance Department cultivates this process by offering individual and group meetings, visits with college representatives, helps facilitate college tours and campus visits, SAT and ACT prep, and assistance with applications, interviews, and scholarships.

NCA’s College Counselor values building relationships with students and serving as a resource to parents. She has connections with college representatives across the country and assists students in selecting a college that will allow them to reach their spiritual, educational, and career goals.

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Where Are Our Graduates Now?

Northside graduates have been accepted to many top-notch universities including:

  • Cedarville University
  • Davidson College
  • Duke University
  • North Carolina State University
  • Georgia Tech
  • Liberty University
  • UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Wheaton College

Our Profile

See how our students score on national tests, which colleges are accepting them and other activities they can engage in, by browsing our School Profile!

Testing

All Northside Christian Academy students are required to take the SAT in the spring of their junior year and again in the fall of their senior year. Students are encouraged to also take the ACT. In preparation for these tests, students in grade nine take the PSAT 8/9, students in grades ten and eleven take the PSAT/NMSQT. All students enrolled in an AP course are required to take the national exam in the spring.

Transcripts Requests

Current Seniors may request transcripts for college applications through their Naviance Account.

Graduates may email the guidance department at bonnie.holmes@northsidecharlotte.com to request a transcript. Please include your name, graduation year and Date of Birth. Also, include the mailing address or email address where the transcript should be sent.

Resources for High School Students

If your student needs specific questions answered regarding the college application process, contact our Guidance Counselor, at any time. You may also follow the Northside Guidance Blog for helpful tips or check out these outside resources for college preparation:

Check out our Guidance Blog!

In an effort to help provide students and their families with up-to-date information in a practical way, College Guidance Counselor, Bonnie Holmes manages our NCA Guidance Blog! She will use this space to pass along details regarding scholarships, open house opportunities, deadlines, college tours, summer experiences, and more! Check back often and if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask!

College Representatives

We love having college reps on our campus! College admission representatives can now go to https:/repvisits.com to schedule an appointment with our high school.

Need More Information?

Are you looking for a school that will equip your child with the necessary tools and information for the college transition? Contact us to schedule a tour of our campus and get any questions you may have answered. Call us today:  704-596-4074.

Ranked #3 Best Christian High Schools in Charlotte, NC. Northside Christian Academy stands out from the rest of other private schools in the area.
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What Parents & Alumni Say About Us

At Northside Christian Academy our middle school foundation truly helps to set the tone for a successful high school experience. “I felt special being a part of the middle school at Northside. I was loved by my teachers and encouraged to grow both academically and spiritually.
_Jocqueline Helms Propst, Nurse / NCA Alumna Class of 2001
NCA provided me with an excellent education that was delivered with care and compassion. The staff took a genuine interest in my academic, personal, and spiritual growth. I feel that the personal attention I received helped to fortify in me a foundation of sympathy and empathy for others, which has helped me grow personally and professionally.
_Kelly Floyd, Founder & Physical Therapist at Elite Physical Therapy, NCA Alumna class of 1997
I could not be more thankful to the Lord for my time at Northside Christian Academy. I was not only able to learn how to become a better student or athlete, but I was also able to see tremendous testimonies for Christ in how I should live my life. Even now that I am a working professional, I can fondly look back at my educational, athletic, and life experience at Northside as a time period that really helped shape my work ethic and character in was that has led to future success in college, my career, and in how I live my life in striving to glorify Christ.
_Billy Shue, Asst. Vice President, Senior Auditor at Bank of America Corporation, NCA Alum class of 2002
Northside Christian Academy is one of the finest Christian schools in the country. Without hesitation and with enthusiasm, I endorse its mission, its leadership, and its objectives in training young men and women in Wisdom, Honor, and Truth.
_Dr. Alex McFarland, Author/Commentator
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