Director of Security: Steve Bryant

HHCA has a full-time Director of Security on campus every day whose top priority is the safety and security of HHCA students, faculty and staff. Steve Bryant's background as a retired police detective as well as his private security experience, including thirty years of sports arena and concert venue security management, are an asset to our campus security efforts.  These efforts are enhanced by his relationships with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office and other local law enforcement and emergency management agencies.

Steve serves on the board of the Security Directors of South Carolina and is a member of NASSLEO (National Association of School Safety and Law Enforcement Officials) and NASRO (National Association of School Resource Officers). He holds a bachelors degree in political science from the University of Kentucky.

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about campus security, please contact Director of Security Steve Bryant at 843-681-2878 or
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Security Consultant

We also maintain a partnership with Draco Group. Since its founding in 2006, Atlanta-based Draco Group has been dedicated to providing the highest level of security training in the world. Draco only employs seasoned veterans with actual anti-terrorist experience for all their training and field operations. The Draco Group portfolio includes involvement in the training of security forces for the President's office and the Prime Minister's office in Israel.
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Security Initiatives

The safety and security of our students is a top priority at HHCA. We take exceptional efforts to ensure your children are safe, secure, and protected each and every day. These efforts include partnering with local law enforcement, fire departments and emergency management officials. These entities help support and assist the overall security and safety program at HHCA.

These security and safety initiatives also include staff and student training, education or participation in the areas of:
  • Building and campus security
  • First Aid
  • CPR and AED
  • Risk awareness and mitigation
  • Threat assessment and intervention
  • Anti-bullying efforts
  • Random drug testing
  • Classroom training sessions
  • Monthly school-wide scenario safety drills
  • School bus/transportation safety
  • Weather/hurricane emergency preparedness and planning
HHCA utilizes the Raptor Visitor Management System for screening and check-in of all campus guests. 

Emergency response planning is ongoing and adaptive, utilizing proven and up-to-date training, methods and protocols.  All of these efforts combine to ensure that our campus security program stays focused, intentional, highly effective and responsive.

Hilton Head Christian Academy

Hilton Head Christian Academy is a Christ-centered College Preparatory School serving grades Kindergarten through 12th.