Harding Academy


Be a Wildcat!

If you are searching for an educational experience incorporating biblical principles while cultivating your child’s God-given talents, look no further than Harding Academy. With a dedicated teaching staff and opportunities designed to help your student shine, the Academy provides spiritual development, outstanding academics and an eternal difference. 

If you are ready to become a member of the Harding Academy family, we are ready to help.

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Please contact our principals below for further information. We welcome your inquiries and look forward to meeting you. You may also set up a tour to see what makes Harding Academy a great place to be.

Bode Teague, elementary principal: 501-279-7200

Dr. Darren Mathews, high school principal: 501-279-7201


Tuition for the 2018-19 school year is as follows.

Kindergarten: $7,155 

First through third grades: $7,440

Fourth through sixth grades: $7,895

Seventh through ninth grades: $8,955

10th through 11th grades: $9,400

12th grade: $9,385

(Tuition and fees for international students are different. Please contact cspears2@harding.edu for current information.)

Financial aid

To apply for a scholarship through Harding Academy visit www.mytads.com.
Click on the parent’s button and follow the directions.

*Pre-K students are not eligible for scholarships.

Boarding student housing

Harding Academy offers a limited boarding program for ninth to 12th-grade boys. Boarding student housing is located one block from the high school campus and is under the supervision of adult house parents employed by Harding Academy.

A $100 non-refundable room reservation fee must accompany the application for admission for boarding students. For more information regarding the boarding facilities offered at Harding Academy, download a copy of the Harding Academy Dorm Handbook.

Visit the grade-level pages in our menu to the left for more information about curriculum, special offerings and other frequently asked questions.