Heartland Christian Academy has had a long history in the Heartland of Florida.
Beginning as Sebring Christian School in 1979 on the same property, HCA was incorporated in 1990.
Over the years, HCA has been an educational choice for families in Highlands County and the surrounding cities.
Heartland Christian is a faith based private school in Highlands County offering classes on campus for K-12 students.
Heartland Christian is a non-denominational school accepting of students of all religions and denominations.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 250 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
250 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade
Heartland Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
15 students
Classroom Dress Code
(Informal uniforms on Mon-Fri)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Scholarships available
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Rebekah Kogelschatz


Total Sports Offered
6 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
4H Club, Interact Club, Key to Success Club

School Notes

  • Mission
  • The mission of HCA is to provide a Christian environment as an opportunity for students to reach their full potential spiritually and academically.  Our mission in our community is to provide a positive choice for families and to educate students to thrive academically, socially, and spiritually.
  • Core Values
  • HCA provides a positive Christian environment for students to:Engage in thinking critically,Achieve individual success with God given talents and abilities,Acquire skills to work cooperatively,Develop a mission-minded focus to serve others, andLive with integrity and good character.
  • Vision
  • To invest spiritually and academically in a generation by:Teaching Christian values and Biblical living by incorporating these into daily lessons and through a faculty and staff of Christian role models.Engaging students in active learning and critical thinking with innovative curriculum, current technology, and academic opportunities.Nurturing each individual student in achieving success.Encouraging mission-mindedness to serve others.Developing a family environment to assist in raising each student to reach his or her full potential.

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My child attends this school and I will keep her here as long as I can. The staff is amazing and full of heart!!! My child loves this school the teachers and the students.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 250 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Florida is $9,541 for elementary schools and $10,624 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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