Heritage Christian School

Tel: (319)626-4777
  • Our mission is to serve Christ by partnering with parentsto 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-certifiedteachersfocus on nurturing your child`s developmentspiritually,academically and socially.
  • The financial aid program provides tuition assistanceto12percent of students.
  • Specialized classes in music, art and physical educationareoffered.  New facility was built in 2009 on 22 acres inNorthLiberty.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students184 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 Ratio12:1
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$5,966
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 DirectorMichael Annis
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 througheighthgrade interdenominational Christian school that opened in thefallof 1992 with 37 students.Today, Heritage serves over 110familiesand184 students, pre-K through 8th grade, in theNorthLiberty, Coralville, and Iowa City area.Twenty-five fullandpart-time faculty and staff who have a passion forChrist,childrenand the school strive to fulfill our mission.Theunique mission atHeritage allows our passionate faculty and staffthe freedom toteach and disciple students according to biblicaltruths,connecting Christ in all classroom subjects. Holding fast toGod`sWord raises our standard of excellence in all things,including,but not limited to, academics. Our students consistentlyscorehigher proficiency inreading and mathematics than areapublicschools on the Iowa Assessments. Heritage students in areahighschools are readily recognized as well-behaved,respectful,hardworking and well prepared for the next segment oftheiracademic journey.
  • Classes are capped at 20 students, allowing our dedicatedstaffto focus more attention on each student.
  • State-certified teachers focus on nurturingyourchild`sdevelopment spiritually, academically and socially.
  • New facility was built in 2009 on 22 acres inNorthLiberty.
  • The facility and learning environment is a safe andsecuresetting in which students can grow.
  • Specialized classes in music, art and physical educationareoffered.
  • The financial aid program provides tuition assistanceto12percent of students.
  • Heritage is interdenominational: over 30 local congregationsarerepresented by Heritage families.
  • Average teaching experience among faculty: 10 years
  • Heritage Christian School believes that the teaching ofbiblicaltruths cannot be relegated solely to the home and churchwhenchildren are being taught opposing worldviews at school.Therefore,HCS strives for academic excellence using curriculumthat teachesfrom a biblical world view, presented in a lovingChristianenvironment that reinforces rather than erodes the valuesof theChristian home and church.
  • Classes at Heritage are capped at 20 students. Small classsizesallow our teachers to not only teach in anindividualizedmanner, butalso disciple the students in their classrooms
  • Each day presents an academically challenging opportunityforour students. Most students perform a year ahead of thenationalaverages, and when 8th graders graduate, guidancecounselors at thelocal high schools recommend that Heritagestudents take AdvancedPlacement courses their freshman year.
  • The families at Heritage are a well-connected community.Parentsand staff maintain close relationships to ensure that eachchild isgetting their individual needs met. We believe each childto be aunique creation of God`s own image. Our passionate staffdesires tosee these children live out their God-given potentialand glorifyHim with their gifts.
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