Heritage Christian School

Tel: (319)626-4777
Grades: PK-8 | 210 students
Our mission is to provide a Christ-centered,academically challenging education thatreinforces each parent’s responsibility to raise children who love and serve Jesus Christ. Our vision is to offer an exemplary education presenting students who:defend their faith, excel in future studies, andimpact their community.
Class sizes are capped at 20 students State-certified teachers focus on nurturing your child’s development spiritually, academically and socially.
The financial aid program provides tuition assistance to12 percent of students.
Specialized classes in music, art and physical education are offered.
New facility was built in 2009 on 22 acres in North Liberty.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1992

Student Body

Total Students 210 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 12%
Students by Grade Heritage Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 17 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,358
Tuition Notes Tuition cost reflects full-time tuition. Part-time pre-kindergarten tuition rates are lower.
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kallen Hawkinson
Admissions Associate Ray Small


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountrySoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Concert Band, Heritage Singers Performing Choir, Physical Education Art, Concert Band, Heritage Singers Performing Choir,
Physical Education,

School Notes

  • Heritage Christian School is a prekindergarten through eighth grade interdenominational Christian school that opened in the fall of 1992 with 37 students.Today, Heritage serves over 110 families and 210 students, pre-K through 8th grade, in the North Liberty, Coralville, and Iowa City area.Twenty-nine full and part-time faculty and staff who have a passion for Christ,children and the school strive to fulfill our mission.The unique mission at Heritage allows our passionate faculty and staff the freedom to teach and disciple students according to biblical truths, connecting Christ in all classroom subjects. Holding fast to God’s Word raises our standard of excellence in all things, including, but not limited to, academics. Our students consistently score higher proficiency inreading and mathematics than area public schools on the Iowa Assessments. Heritage students in area high schools are readily recognized as well-behaved, respectful, hardworking and well prepared for the next segment of their academic journey.
  • • Classes are capped at 20 students, allowing our dedicated staff to focus more attention on each student.
  • • State-certified teachers focus on nurturing your child’sdevelopment spiritually, academically and socially.
  • • New facility was built in 2009 on 22 acres in North Liberty.
  • • The facility and learning environment is a safe and secure setting in which students can grow.
  • • Specialized classes in music, art and physical education are offered.
  • • The financial aid program provides tuition assistance to12 percent of students.
  • • Heritage is interdenominational: over 30 local congregations are represented by Heritage families.
  • • Average teaching experience among faculty: 10 years
  • Heritage Christian School believes that the teaching of biblical truths cannot be relegated solely to the home and church when children are being taught opposing worldviews at school. Therefore, HCS strives for academic excellence using curriculum that teaches from a biblical world view, presented in a loving Christian environment that reinforces rather than erodes the values of the Christian home and church.
  • SMALL CLASS SIZESClasses at Heritage are capped at 20 students. Small class sizes allow our teachers to not only teach in anindividualized manner, but also disciple the students in their classrooms
  • Each day presents an academically challenging opportunity for our students. Most students perform a year ahead of the national averages, and when 8th graders graduate, guidance counselors at the local high schools recommend that Heritage students take Advanced Placement courses their freshman year.
  • The families at Heritage are a well-connected community. Parents and staff maintain close relationships to ensure that each child is getting their individual needs met. We believe each child to be a unique creation of God’s own image. Our passionate staff desires to see these children live out their God-given potential and glorify Him with their gifts.

Profile last updated: 08/31/2015

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