Christian Heritage Academy

Tel: (847)446-5252
Grades: PK-12 | 367 students
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Christian Heritage Academy is a singing school, with music as an integral part of the curriculum. Students enjoy participating in Lion's Pride Chorus, an extracurricular performance group, which premiered two children's operas for the Chicago Lyric Opera. Their recent productions include 'Pirates of Penzance' and 'The Music Man.'
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Christian Heritage Academy is a singing school, with music as an integral part of the curriculum. Students enjoy participating in Lion's Pride Chorus, an extracurricular performance group, which premiered two children's operas for the Chicago Lyric Opera. Their recent productions include 'Pirates of Penzance' and 'The Music Man.'
Christian Heritage Academy is an independent, non-denominational Christian school of 368 students in PreK-12th grade, serving 36 communities and more than 100 churches throughout the north suburbs of Chicago.
Students are "equipped to be lifetime followers of Jesus Christ" through an academically rigorous program that integrates faith with critical thinking skills.
Through participation in community and international service projects, students develop servant leadership.
The Academy offers small class sizes, optional full-day preschool and kindergarten, after school care and enrichments in the arts and interscholastic sports.
The Academy has been named a national "Best Christian Workplace" and recognized as a "Blue Ribbon School for Academic Excellence" by the U.S. Department of Education.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
AdvancED
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1984
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2003

Student Body

Total Students 367 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
45%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Christian Heritage Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
45%
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 6 courses
Average ACT score 28
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Clean, neat & modest)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $107,000
Tuition Notes Grades 1-5. Look at website for tuition of other grades.
% on Financial Aid
25%
Acceptance Rate
84%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Cynthia Strull
Admissions Associate Tessie Chung

Sports

Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBasketballCross Country,
FootballGolf,
GymnasticsSoccer,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band & Orchestra, Chess Club, Rocketry Club Chess Club, Rocketry Club, Band & Orchestra,

School Notes

  • PreK-12th grade program
  • teaching from Biblical worldview
  • strong Christian role models
  • integrated learning
  • small class sizes
  • full-day preschool & kindergarten
  • after school care
  • enrichments in the arts
  • interscholastic sports
  • 14.5 acre campus
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