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An innovative K–12 Christian Academy educating our future leaders.

NHCA offers a nurturing, loving environment for children 18months–5 years of age. Our program includes full-time, part-time, and drop off child care. Our preschool is uniquely different, offering 5 hours of instruction daily. Whether you are interested in full day childcare or attending part-time during the academic periods, our center is dedicated to providing the foundation to encourage each child's life-long love of learning in a sage and nurturing environment. We accomplish this through:

  • Offering a wide range of enriching activities to meet the individual needs of each child
  • Focusing on building each child's emotional, social, cognitive, and physical needs
  • Complying with all Ohio Department of Education academic and regulatory standards
  • Exceeding the state standards with an aggressive professional development program for our teachers
  • Encouraging open communication between teachers and families
  • Developing the spiritual life of each child



Thank you for your interest in New Hope Christian Academy & Early Learning Center. If you have questions regarding enrollment, please contact ELC Director Whitney Wrightsel or call 740-477-6427. If you're ready to apply for enrollment in our Early Learning Center, please complete the ELC application. Once your online application has been submitted, Whitney will contact you about availability and start date.

ELC Application




"Working here at New Hope has been a blessing to me because I see the children grow from 18 months to Pre-K. They are growing not only in their learning but also in knowing Jesus' love." – ELC Teacher

"Since my son has attended New Hope, he has become more outgoing, his vocabulary has increased tremendously, and he works really well with other children now." – ELC Parent

"We appreciate everything that New Hope Early Learning Center has done to further our son's development and to prepare him for Kindergarten. We consider ourselves very blessed to have had his teachers this year creating wonderful experiences and memories along with his friends. Thank you for building a solid learning foundation and helping prepare my child for his future!" – ELC Parent