Christian Heritage Academy

315 Waukegan Rd,
Northfield, IL, 60093-0600
     Tel: (847)446-5252
Grades: PK - 12 | 356 students
Christian Heritage Academy is an independent, non-denominational Christian school of over 450 students in PreK-12th grade, serving 36 communities and 120 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, full-day 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
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1984
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2003

Student Body

Total Students 356 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 33%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Christian Heritage Academy Students 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
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Collared shirts and khaki pants)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,080
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 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band & Orchestra, Chess Club, Knitting Club, Math Club, Rocketry Club, Strategy Games Chess Club, Knitting Club, Math Club, Rocketry Club, Strategy Games, Band & Orchestra,

School Notes:

  • PreK-12th grade program
  • teaching from Biblical worldview
  • strong Christian role models
  • integrated learning
  • small class sizes
  • full-day kindergarten
  • after school care
  • enrichments in the arts
  • interscholastic sports
  • 2 campuses (Northfield & Chicago)

Profile last updated: 02/19/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Loyola Academy (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Childrens Land (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Immnauel Lutheran School (0.8 miles away)
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