Heartland Christian Academy

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.AdvancED
International League of Christian Schools (ILCS)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded1990

Student Body

Total Students250 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
31%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Heartland Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Informal uniforms on Mon-Fri)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesScholarships available
% on Financial Aid
50%
Admissions DirectorRebekah Kogelschatz

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsArchery, Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Soccer, VolleyballArcheryBasketball,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
SoccerVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.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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