School Guide: Heritage Christian Academy

Heritage Christian Academy is more than just academics – we are a family who comes together in a variety of ways: chapel, a fall festival, welcome back to school parties, field trips, Grandparents’ Day, just to name a few.

Classical, Christian education teaches students how to think critically, write and speak persuasively, and apply their trained minds to reclaiming knowledge for Christ. Dorothy Sayers, an Oxford professor, outlined the classical model of learning in her 1947 speech, “The Lost Tools of Learning” encouraging educators to pursue this time-tested method. The classical model occurs in three stages of learning known as the trivium, which is Latin for “three roads.” The Trivium is the foundation of Classical Education and comprises three phases of learning. Phase 1- the Grammar Stage teaches young children knowledge, Phase 2 – the Logic Stage teaches teens
understanding and Phase 3 – the Rhetoric Stage teaches young adults wisdom.

Heritage Christian Academy currently offers educational programs for students in Pre-K through Class 8 that encompasses the first 2 phases of the Trivium, the Grammar Stage, and the Logic Stage. Our curriculum is carefully chosen and regularly reviewed to ensure we stay true to the classical, Christian model of education. At Heritage, our advanced curriculum sets the academic bar high, but when students are provided with a learning environment that is structured, challenging, and supportive, they can thrive and achieve at high levels.