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Fast Facts About HCS

Mission & Vision

Mission: To glorify God through the discipleship of students and the pursuit of excellence in education with the Bible as the foundation and Jesus Christ as our focus. [Charter of Core Values]

Vision: To provide an outstanding spiritual and educational environment where, working with Christian families and churches, students will be thoroughly prepared to fulfill God’s purpose for their lives.

Success

  • 100% Average Graduation Rate
  • 92% Enrollment in 4-Year Universities (see full list of colleges)
  • Indiana Advanced Placement Award Recipient
  • 30+ National Merit Scholarship Qualifiers in the last few years
  • #1 Best Christian High School in the Indianapolis Area & #2 in Indiana for 2020 (niche.com)
  • #3 Best Private K-12 School in the Indianapolis Area #4 in Indiana for 2020 (niche.com)

School System

  • Preschool through 12th grade
  • Enrollment: approximately 1,250
  • Nearly 250 faculty and staff members
  • All faculty members have Bachelor’s degrees
  • 40-45% of faculty members have a Master’s degree
  • Governed by a board of Christian parents and professionals
  • Directed by a chief executive officer, a chief operating officer, 3 principals and 2 assistant principals

Campus & Facilities

  • Location: Indianapolis, IN
  • 38.5 acre campus
  • Separate buildings for elementary, intermediate, middle, and high school
  • Fine Arts building
  • Elementary gymnasium
  • 1,250-seat high school gymnasium complex
  • Football/Soccer/Lacrosse stadium
  • Track
  • Softball and baseball diamonds
  • Tennis courts

Academics

  • Average ISTEP score is 10% higher than other private schools
  • 20 Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
  • 6 Specialized Academies in High School
  • Average SAT Score: 1234/1600
  • Average ACT Score: 26/36
  • 65-75% of students take AP exams
  • 73% of AP Exams received a score of 3 or higher

Athletics


Fine Arts

  • Visual Arts - 2D, 3D, Ceramics, Sculpture, Mixed Media, Photography, Art Portfolio, AP Studio Art
  • Performing Arts - Band, Choir, Orchestra, Jazz Band, Chapel Band, Theater
  • Curricular Arts - Music History, Music Theory, AP Music Theory

Accreditation

Heritage Christian School is an independent Christian school and is fully accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and AdvanceED.