Heritage at a Glance

Mission and Vision

At Heritage Christian School, located in North Liberty, Iowa, we exist 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 committed to Christ.

Our Core Values

1. The Authority of Scripture  (2 Timothy 3:15-17)

2. The Priority of Parenting  (Deutoronomy 6:7-9, Psalm 127:3-4)

God entrusts parents with the responsibility of raising children. Our desire is to assist them in the accomplishment of the task.

3. The Uniqueness of the Child (Genesis 1:27, Psalm 139:13-16, 1 Corinthians 12:18-20)

As image-bearers of God, each child is unique and valuable, possessing individual gifts, talents, and needs.

4. Christ-Centered Excellence (Proverbs 2:6-8; 1 Corinthians 10:31; Ephesians 3:12-23; Philippians 4:8; Colossians 1:16-18; Colossians 3:23; Titus 2:6-8)

Striving for biblical faithfulness and continued improvement in all aspects of the school; rationale for academic rigor, educational effectiveness, parent/student/teacher relationships, worldview development, strength of leadership, integrity, transparency and fiscal responsibility.

Enrollment:

202 students in grades Pre-K-8th grade (2016-2017)

Faculty and Staff:

Full and Part-Time Employees: 28
Administration: 1
Office Staff: 4
Core Classroom Teachers: 13
Extra-curricular Teachers: 5
Teacher’s Aides: 5

Teacher Qualifications:
Core Teachers (PK-8): 15
% with Bachelor’s Degree: 100%
% with Master’s Degree: 20%

Teacher Experience:
0-4 Years: 27%
5-9 Years: 33%
10-14 Years: 20%
15+ Years: 20%

All teachers are committed Christians who annually reaffirm their agreement to the Statement of Faith.

Student to Teacher Ratio:

14:1

Where do our families live?

Heritage currently serves 118 families from 31 different area churches

51% North Liberty
22% Coralville
19% Iowa City
8 % Surrounding Area

Alumni:

Graduates of Heritage typically begin their freshman year at Clear Creek Amana High School, Iowa City West High School, Iowa City High School, Solon High School and other area high schools. Counselors at the local high schools often suggest that Heritage alumni take Advanced Placement courses their freshman year. In the past ten years, nine Heritage alumni have graduated as Valedictorians, ten have graduated with a 4.0 GPA and over 30 have graduated with high honors.

Iowa Assessment Scores

*2016 Iowa Assessments Data

Reading

Grade  % Proficient   % Advanced

3rd           95%            36.8%
4th           80%            26.7%
5th           82%            29.4%
6th           94%            38.9%
7th           95%             31.6%
8th          90%             33.3%

Mathematics

Grade  % Proficient   % Advanced

3rd           100%            63.2%
4th           100%           40%
5th           94%           35.3%
6th           94%            50%
7th           100%           47.4%
8th          100%             61.9%

Tuition and Fees 2017-18:

Tuition in full for one child:

School hours:

Kindergarten – Grade 8, 8:25 a.m. – 3:10 p.m.
(Exceptions noted on school calendar)

Prekindergarten, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Extended care available, 7 a.m. – 8:10 a.m and 3:15 – 5:30 p.m.

Athletics/Extracurriculars offered:

Significant Dates for 2017-2018:

First day of school: August 23

Christmas break: December 25-January 5

Spring break: March 12-16

Last day of school: May 30

2017-2018 Heritage Christian School Calendar