Christian Heritage Academy

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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 AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1984
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2003

Student Body

Total Students367 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
45%
State avg.: 31%
Students by GradeChristian Heritage Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
45%
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses6 courses
Average ACT score28
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Clean, neat & modest)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$107,000
Tuition NotesGrades 1-5. Look at website for tuition of other grades.
% on Financial Aid
25%
Acceptance Rate
84%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorCynthia Strull
Admissions AssociateTessie Chung

Sports

Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBasketball, 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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