Christian Heritage Academy
5.00 (6 reviews)
Christian Heritage Academy Photo #2 - PreK-12 Private Christian School. Located in Chicago's north suburb of Northfield, IL, just south of Willow Road, convenient to I-294 and 94 (Edens Expressway). Come and visit our beautiful 14 acre campus!
Christian Heritage Academy Photo #3 - Highly qualified, State of Illinois and ACSI certified teachers integrate biblical truth into all subject areas at CHA. We call our spiritually mature Christian educators, "Living Curriculum Teachers" as they teach and model and Christ-like behavior.
Christian Heritage Academy Photo #4 - A CHA education includes an innovative and comprehensive curriculum, 'Living Curriculum Teachers and excellent resources to create an academically excellent, spiritually formative program. Students of all grade levels enjoy the freedom to explore and learn in a nurturing Christ-centered environment.
Christian Heritage Academy Photo #5 - Our annual "Snowflake" Tour day in February is a special day of wintry fun designed for children ages 2-6 and their parents. Early Education classrooms will be open, and parents can get to know our teachers, administrators and other CHA parents. Everyone is welcome! Please contact Admissions@christianheritage.org to register.
Christian Heritage Academy Photo #6 - Middle school students participate in interscholastic competition in Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball and Track and Field. Students hone their athletic skills, learn the importance of teamwork, and the value of sportsmanship on and off the field. CHA is an IHSA approved school. Our upper school athletes participate in a variety of competitive team sports in partnership with Christian Liberty Academy.
- Christian Heritage Academy is an independent, non-denominational Christian school of 380 students in PreK-12th grade, serving 40 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 Membership(s)School Assoc.||Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Mild Learning Differences|
|Awards||Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2003|
|Total Students||406 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 32%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||43 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||9:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||15 students|
|Number of AP Courses||8 courses|
|Average SAT score||1331|
|Average ACT score||28|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
(Clean, neat & modest)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$11,830|
|Tuition Notes||Grades 1-5. Look at website for tuition of other grades.|
|% on Financial Aid|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Tessie Chung|
|Total Sports Offered||7 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBaseball, Basketball,|
Track and Field, Volleyball,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||19 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Academic Challenge Team, Chess Club, Knitting & Cross-Stitch Club, Lego Club, Media/Video Club, Mock Trial Club, National Honor Society Chapter, Newspaper Club, Service Club, Speech and Debate Team, Student Council, Worship Team, Yearbook Club
Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Band & Orchestra, Choirs & Vocal Ensembles, Sword & Shpiel Theater Improve Troupe, Technology Club, Theater Production
- PreK-12th grade program
- Biblical integration and worldview
- highly qualified, passionate Christian teachers
- innovative, differentiated learning
- small class sizes
- full-day preschool & kindergarten
- 9:1 student/faculty ratio
- extended care
- Fine arts enrichments, including theater, music, visual
- After-school activities
- Summer camps in STEAM, art, speech & debate sports, science, more
- Interscholastic sports
- IHSA sports
- Spacious 15-acre campus
Profile last updated:
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Lansing Grades: 9-12 | 472 students
2261 Indiana Ave
Lansing, IL 60438
(708)474-0515 38.8 9-12
- Winnetka Grades: PK-8 | 345 students
180 Ridge Ave
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847)446-0031 3.3 PK-8
- Belleville Grades: 9-12 | 380 students
5401 W Main St
Belleville, IL 62226
(618)235-1100 272.3 9-12
- Buffalo Grove Grades: PK-K | 68 students
950 Ellen Dr
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
(847)541-8111 8.9 PK-K
Parents, your children are valued and loved at CHA. We teachers long for them to succeed academically, but also long for them to know and love Jesus, and live in character resulting from their relationship with Him. Individual attention is given generously. We consider you as active partners with us in your child's faith and education.
- Posted by Teacher - Emily
Christian Heritage Academy is a Christ-centered school that provides an exemplary education. We moved our two children to CHA from public schools in grades 4 and 5, and our only regret is that we did not do it sooner. Our children thrived at CHA academically, socially, and spiritually. I highly recommend Christian Heritage Academy!
- Posted by Parent - parent
CHA is a wonderful faith based school. Academics are of high value here and very strong.Evident by their daily walk, all the administrators, faculty and staff have an ongoing and vibrant relationship with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Our students are well respected and loved. CHA is like a big family, not perfect but where every student is cared for spiritually, academically and emotionally.
- Posted by Administrator - Diane T.
I am a parent turned staff member. This is an excellent school in so many ways. My children are graduated but often recall their wonderful experiences, teachers and friends from CHA. Now, as a staff member, it is humbling to see the commitment the teachers have to this school and the ministry from the other side. I am grateful for the ability to work alongside brothers and sisters in Christ who are dedicated to their work. I am grateful for leadership that seek the Lord when making decisions. I am grateful for a place that cares for their families and seeks ways to strengthen them.
- Posted by Parent - Grateful Parent
I have a few children at CHA (high school, middle school, elementary) and am glad to have made this investment for my children for so many reasons! Many schools say they're Christian, but a CHA education truly results in the spiritual formation of students because of the exceptional role model teachers, the welcoming and loving community where every child is known, a supportive environment among students and faculty, excellent Bible classes, chapel and mentor relationships/prayer that address the heart. Academic offerings are very good, with AP, honors & college dual credit courses, and the proof is in the test scores which are among the highest in the area. Students have many opportunities for service and leadership at all grades, including mission trips and the opportunity to start clubs. I've seen graduates go on to excellent universities, both secular and Christian, and go on to have meaningful careers and purposeful lives. Our family loves CHA!
- Posted by Parent - Thankful for CHA
We love Christian Heritage Academy! Our daughter has thrived at CHA for nine years. The teachers, admin and staff genuinely care about the students. They provide a warm and loving atmosphere for academic, spiritual, social and emotional growth. Academics are strong, as reflected in test scores, Upper School AP courses, and college dual credit programs. There are many opportunities for involvement in clubs, athletics, and fine arts. If you are looking for a top-notch Christian education, this is the school for you!
- Posted by Parent - Janna H
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