Christian Heritage Academy

  • Heritage Christian Academy is an evangelical Christian school which educates children from Kindergarten Development class for four-year-old through the high school grades.
  • It is an extension of the Christian home and an outreach ministry of Grace Free Lutheran Church, formerly Medicine Lake Lutheran Church, to the Christian community (students from 90 different area churches attend this school).
  • HCA provides a way to instill and maintain continuity of Biblical principles in young peoples' lives.
  • The academy offers a Christ-centered environment in which to develop physically, spiritually, academically, and socially by using a traditional classroom setting.
  • Students are taught self-discipline and individual responsibility in the areas of work habits and behavior.
  • In addition, extracurricular activities are provided in the areas of art, choral music, orchestra, band, drama and speech, physical education, sports, art club, chess club, and field trips.
  • The academy is known for an atmosphere of mutual love and respect among staff, parents, and students. We are truly an "Academy Family.".

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1981
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students144 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 41%
Students by GradeChristian Heritage Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size17 students
Number of AP Courses4 courses
Advanced Courses1 AP per core subject area plus PSEO offerings
Average ACT score26

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,500
Tuition Notesrange: $3,400-$8,200
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJulie Herman


Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Ice HockeySoccer,
TennisTrack and Field,

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