Heritage Christian School

  • Our mission is to serve Christ by partnering with parents to provide biblically faithful, academically excellent education.Our vision is to be a leader in developing passionate,lifelong learners commited to Christ.
  • Class sizes are capped at 20 students. State-certified teachers focus on nurturing your child`s development spiritually, academically and socially.
  • The financial aid program provides tuition assistance to12 percent of students.
  • Specialized classes in music, art and physical education are offered.
  • New facility was built in 2009 on 22 acres inNorthLiberty.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1992

Student Body

Total Students170 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 13%
Students by GradeHeritage Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size16 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 17 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,145
Tuition Notes Tuition cost reflects full-time tuition. Part-time pre-kindergarten tuition rates are lower.
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorScott Montgomery
Admissions AssociateBrenda Wichhart


Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountrySoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Art, Concert Band, Heritage Singers Performing Choir, Physical Education

School Notes

  • Heritage Christian School is a prekindergarten through eighth grade interdenominational Christian school that opened in the fall of 1992 with 37 students.Today, Heritage serves over 100 families and 175 students, pre-K through 8th grade, in the North Liberty,Coralville, and Iowa City area.Twenty-five full and part-timefaculty and staff who have a passion for Christ, children and theschool strive to fulfill our mission.The unique mission at Heritageallows our passionate faculty and staff the freedom to teach anddisciple students according to biblical truths, connecting Christin all classroom subjects. Holding fast to God`s Word raises ourstandard of excellence in all things, including, but not limitedto, academics. Our students consistently score higher proficiencyin reading and mathematics than area public schools on the IowaAssessments. Heritage students in area high schools are readilyrecognized as well-behaved, respectful, hardworking and wellprepared for the next segment of their academic journey.
  • Classes are capped at 20 students, allowing our dedicated staffto focus more attention on each student.
  • State-certified teachers focus on nurturing your child`sdevelopment spiritually, academically and socially.
  • New facility was built in 2009 on 22 acres in NorthLiberty.
  • The facility and learning environment is a safe and securesetting in which students can grow.
  • Specialized classes in music, art and physical education areoffered.
  • The financial aid program provides tuition assistance to 12percent of students.
  • Heritage is interdenominational: over 30 local congregationsare represented by Heritage families.
  • Average teaching experience among faculty: 10 years
  • Heritage Christian School believes that the teaching ofbiblical truths cannot be relegated solely to the home and churchwhen children are being taught opposing worldviews atschool.Therefore, HCS strives for academic excellence usingcurriculum that teaches from a biblical world view, presented in aloving Christian environment that reinforces rather than erodes thevalues of the Christian home and church.
  • Classes at Heritage are capped at 20 students.Small class sizesallow our teachers to not only teach in an individualized manner,but also disciple the students in their classrooms
  • Each day presents an academically challenging opportunity forour students. Most students perform a year ahead of the nationalaverages, and when 8th graders graduate, guidance counselors at thelocal high schools recommend that Heritage students take AdvancedPlacement courses their freshman year.
  • The families at Heritage are a well-connected community.Parents and staff maintain close relationships to ensure that eachchild is getting their individual needs met. We believe each childto be a unique creation of God`s own image. Our passionate staffdesires to see these children live out their God-given potentialand glorify Him with their gifts.

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