See where God has led some of our graduates.

graduateStudents at Back Creek are taught to think critically and to develop analytical skills for the present and their future. Our school is committed to preparing high school students for life in the adult world. Back Creek’s goal is to graduate students who are prepared academically and spiritually: to be a light in their community, to understand the nature of God and His Word, and impact the world for Christ.

SAT Testing

MARCH AND JUNE-Hickory Ridge High School (7321 Raging Ridge Rd, Harrisburg, NC 28075)

Center Code: 34591

MARCH, MAY, and JUNE- Central Cabarrus High School (505 Highway 49, South, Concord, NC 28025)

Center Code: 34250

(There are many test sites in Charlotte that you can choose from.  You can find those on the college board website.  The following Cabarrus County locations are recommended, with Hickory Ridge High School being the closest one to our school.)


Tuesday, March 13: Virtual college fair

Several hundred colleges are expected to participate.  At the virtual fair you will be able to interact with representatives from various colleges using tools you’re familiar with such as live streaming, text, and video chat. You can learn the details and register for the event by visiting

The fair ends at 6 pm. There will be live chat help you navigate the fair, once you are online.  If you plan to attend, please register.

Sunday, March 18- National Association for College Admission Counseling
Sunday, March 18 from 12pm – 4pm
Park Expo and Conference Center,  Charlotte
Register online:   WWW.NACACFAIRS.ORG/NCF

April 26, 2018- Visit to Winthrop University
11 AM-4PM, 8th-12th grades.
Lunch in a dining hall on the campus and we will attend an information session and tour.

Find out what students in grades 9th-12th need to do as they plan for college. Find the list here and grade specific preparation below.

College Preparation Plan for 9th Graders 

College Preparation Plan for 10th Graders 

College Preparation Plan for 11th Graders 

College Preparation Plan for 12th Graders 


2017 SAT test administration schedule, including all exam dates and deadlines for U.S. test-takers.

March 1- Registration deadline: February 10
505 Highway 49, South, Concord, NC 28025

May 6- Registration deadline: April 7
505 Highway 49, South, Concord, NC 28025

June 3- Registration deadline: May 
7321 Raging Ridge Rd, Harrisburg, NC 28075




Our individualized academic focus, service opportunities, and dedicated college counseling will provide every possible resource for success well beyond high school graduation.


Top 50 strategies for SAT test day

Khan Academy – hundreds of free SAT prep questions for the newly designed SAT

Chegg Test PrepACT Test Prep and SAT Test Prep



SAT Dates and Registration

SAT Question of the Day

ACT Dates and Registration

               CollegeBoard.orgSee PSAT scores, signing up for SATs/see scores.




 CollegeBoard.orgSee PSAT scores, sign up for SATs/see scores. Provides resources for prospective      college students. You can complete your CSS profile at this website too.  It is used by some schools to identify students for financial aid. Information about how to help students plan for, apply to, and pay for college.
Christian College Finder  A comprehensive list of Christian colleges and available scholarships.

College Inside Review An in-depth view into several ivy league colleges.

CollegeMapper Helps students compare colleges and offers a wealth of resources. Sign up is free.

Career & College Promise  Career & College Promise launches for NC students.

North Carolina College Guide

North Carolina Universities and Colleges

North Carolina College Finder  Narrow down the 54 four-year, accredited, public and private colleges in North Carolina to find the one that is right for you.

Online Colleges in North Carolina

Online College Costs

Peterson’s Timelines for Preparing for College

Top Ten States Where College is Most Affordable

The Common Application Colleges that accept the Common Application.

Top Christian Colleges

College Board Big Future Search for colleges and discover ways to pay for college. – This site allows you to compare colleges side by side. – This site helps you learn which colleges you can get into


30 Ways to Reduce College Costs

Scholarship Searches

Financial Aid Guide for College Bound Students

Financial Aid Publications

Financial Aid Calendar

Financial Aid Toolkit

Financial Aid for Online Colleges

Financial Aid for Students at Online Colleges

Financial Aid and Scholarship Resource

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): The FAFSA is done by families of students who are seniors, on or after October 1.  Once the FAFSA is completed and processed, families will get a number that is their expected family contribution (EFT) for college in the students first year. 

College Reality Check 



       Student Aid 

USA Today College

Check for scholarships of the specific schools of interest.

Graduation Announcements & Invites

Simply to Impress

       Basic Invite