Heritage Christian Academy

  • Heritage Christian Academy offers a quality, Christ-centered education in a traditional setting.
  • Heritage exists to prepare young people for Christian service. We seek to impart Biblical knowledge and train Christian character.
  • We are a college-preparatory school and as such we take our academic responsibilities seriously.
  • We are, however, more than a school: we are a CHRISTIAN school.
  • It is our mission to provide the training needed to live in a way that is pleasing to God and to prepare students for His service in whatever vocation God has chosen for them.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Association of Christian Schools (AACS)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1972

Student Body

Total Students89 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Heritage Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
12%
Average Class Size8 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Choir, Drama, Handbells, Private Music Lessons, Yearbook

School Notes

  • Heritage Christian Academy's philosophy is based upon the Word of God. The primary objective and purpose of the school is to train the student in the way of life presented in the Scriptures while giving him a good general education. Since the primary reason for the existence of the school is a spiritual ministry, efforts are made to bring all students to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ so that the teaching of spiritual truths may have a firm foundation. This is followed by instruction in right thinking, good conduct, and clean living in the light of the principles of God's Word. The academic program, through the traditional approach, is developed to provide students with the best possible program of studies. We emphasize the mastery of fundamental blocks of material necessary for satisfactory achievement and stress the acquisition of facts and concepts in the various areas of study, leading to the development and exercise of the powers of reasoning.
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    0.6 miles
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    Camp Hill, PA 17011
    (717) 737-3550
    0.6 PK-12
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    Grades: NS-12 | 364 students
    2.9 miles
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    (717) 763-7811
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    Grades: K-12 | 101 students
    13 miles
    1412 Holly Pike
    Carlisle, PA 17015
    (717) 249-5692
    13 K-12
    101
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    Grades: K-12 | 297 students
    12 miles
    2000 Blue Mountain Pkwy
    Harrisburg, PA 17112
    (717) 545-3728
    12 K-12
    297
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    Grades: PK-K | 163 students
    0.5 miles
    44 W Main St
    Camp Hill, PA 17011
    (717) 731-1095
    0.5 PK-K
    163

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (5 reviews)
5  
I so appreciate this Godly atmosphere that has helped to provide a firm foundation in my children's lives. One child continues to benefit from the academy; my oldest three children were well-prepared to go on to colleges/universities to further their education.
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God has granted me the privilege of working in an environment were His world view is prevalent. The classes are geared toward academic excellence and are tempered with God's Word. I am able to communicate with my students and their parents on a much more personal level because of the common ground we have through the Lord.
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5  
A hidden gem! A great place to receive a quality Christ centered education and life skills. The faculty care about you and want you to succeed. Wonderful new facilities that make the school experience even better.
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5  
Heritage Christian is a lovely, Christ centered school. The staff is caring and strives for academic excellence.
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5  
I''m thankful for the education my children have gotten at the academy. I have three children that have graduated and one that is a current student. They''ve all benefited from the individual attention given to them at the school and the opportunities available in the fine arts and sports programs. I''m grateful to have a school that reinforces my values.
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