High School Profile

CEEB: 102130
Director: Jack Wilcox
Principal: Rae Bellingrath
Vice-Principal: Donna D’Antoni
Contact: 904.997.1270

Harvest Community High School is a comprehensive four-year private high school enrolling more than 100 students in grades 9 through 12. Harvest opened its doors in 2000 for kindergarten through sixth grades and added a grade each year extending through high school in 2007. Harvest graduated its first senior class of six students in 2009. The class of 2015 graduated 30 seniors. Harvest is accredited through the Florida Coalition of Christian Private School Accreditation and through Advance ED.

Harvest Academics

The Academic Program is organized on a rotating block schedule. Seven (7) credits per semester is the maximum course load. Students attend five block classes daily. Block classes can be one or two semesters. Block Scheduling was instituted in 2009.

The Accelerated Academic Program consists of higher level courses, including but not limited to Chemistry, Physics,Pre-Calculus/Trigonometry, Statistics, Advanced Placement and core dual enrollment courses. Harvest considers students who take four or more high level courses, while maintaining a grade of B or higher in high school courses as accelerated.

AP courses are currently offered in English, European History and Physics

Honors classes are offered in English I, II, III and IV, Algebra I and II, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Statistics, Marine Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, American History, World History, American Government and Economics.

Dual Enrollment Program – Harvest has an articulation agreement with Florida State College at Jacksonville allowing students to take college courses on and off the Harvest campus. Through articulation, Harvest offers seven college courses taught by credentialed professors. Harvest is the only school in the city with the ability to offer students the opportunity to receive an Associate degree while in high school.

GPA Calculation – GPA is computed using quality points. Honor classes are weighted by .5 point. College and AP courses are weighted by 1 full point. Grades are recorded on the transcript and grade point average is computed in January and May.

Colleges and Universities Attended by Harvest Graduates

  • Berry College, GA
  • Embry Riddle, FL
  • Embry Riddle, AZ
  • Ferrum University, VA
  • Flagler College
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Florida Christian College
  • Florida Southern College
  • Florida State College
  • Florida State University
  • Full Sail University
  • Jacksonville University
  • Johnson University
  • Liberty University, VA
  • Maryville College, TN
  • Olivette Nazarene University, IL
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University
  • Regent University, VA
  • Saint Xavier University, IL
  • Southeastern University
  • Southern Virginia University, VA
  • Stetson University
  • Tusculum College, AL
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Colorado, CO
  • University of Florida
  • University of North Florida
  • University of South Florida
  • Villanova University, PA

Colleges and University Acceptances (in addition to those above)

  • Agnes Scott College, GA
  • Anderson University, IN
  • Auburn University, AL
  • Baylor University, TX
  • Clemson University, SC
  • Duke University, NC
  • Eckerd College, FL
  • Fairfield University, CT
  • Florida Institute of Technology
  • Fordham University, NY
  • Furman University, SC
  • Gettysburg College, PA
  • Harding University, AR
  • Johns Hopkins University, MD
  • Kings College, NY
  • Loyola University, MD
  • Methodist University, NC
  • Miami University, FL
  • Mary Baldwin College, VA
  • Oral Roberts University, OK
  • Presbyterian College, SC
  • Rollins College, FL
  • Savannah College of Art-Des, GA
  • St. Josephs University
  • Tulane University, LA
  • University of Tampa, FL
  • Wake Forest, NC

2014 (16 graduates)

Post-High School Placement

6 earned a 4.0+ GPA

8 earned 3.5 – 3.99

2 earned 3.0 – 3.49

Average SAT 1050

Average ACT 24

38% graduated high school with a two year Associate degree

94% matriculated to a 4-year college/university

6% selected work, military service or technical instruction

 

 

2015 (30 graduates)

Post-High School Placement

13 earned a 4.0+ GPA

11 earned 3.5 – 3.99

4 earned 3.0 – 3.49

2 earned 2.50 – 2.99

Average SAT

Reading:550

Math:  567

Writing: 544

Average ACT 25

12% graduated high school with a two year Associate Degree

90% matriculated to a 4 year college/university

6% matriculated to a 2 year institution

4% selected work, military service or technical instruction

 

They were offered over $700,000 in scholarships