Heritage Christian School (Indianapolis)

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Heritage Christian School
Address
6401 East 75th Street

Indianapolis, Indiana 46250-2703

Information
EstablishedSeptember 1965
FounderWalter Best
Faculty200[1]
GradesPre K - 12
Enrollment1,450[2]
Student to teacher ratio16:1
Campus38.5 acres (156,000 m2) campus
Color(s)Blue, White, and Black
MascotEagle
RivalsGuerin Catholic
PublicationMessenger
AffiliationChristian Non-Denominational
Website
 
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Heritage Christian School
Address
6401 East 75th Street

Indianapolis, Indiana 46250-2703

Information
EstablishedSeptember 1965
FounderWalter Best
Faculty200[1]
GradesPre K - 12
Enrollment1,450[2]
Student to teacher ratio16:1
Campus38.5 acres (156,000 m2) campus
Color(s)Blue, White, and Black
MascotEagle
RivalsGuerin Catholic
PublicationMessenger
AffiliationChristian Non-Denominational
Website

Heritage Christian School is a private, non-denominational, Christian evangelical school with approximately 1,450 students in grades Prep K - 12.[3] It is part of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). Heritage is located at the southern terminus of Interstate 69 on the northeast side of Indianapolis at 75th Street and Binford Boulevard.

The vision as stated by the Heritage Christian Website is: "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."

Schools[edit]

Accreditation[edit]

Heritage Christian School is accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and the North Central Association (NCA) and has recognition status by the Indiana Department of Education. HCS is also a member of the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) and the Indiana Non-Public Education Association.

Fine Arts[edit]

Choir[edit]

Heritage Christian's premiere choir, Colla Voce, placed in third at the ISSMA state finals in 2006 and 2008, with a 2nd place finish in 2010. The choir has toured across the country.[citation needed]

Band[edit]

The Heritage Christian Band department is under the direction of Fine Arts Director Brad Gregory. The department includes High School Concert Band, Middle School Concert Band, and Jazz Band.

Orchestra[edit]

Under the direction of Laura Payne, the Orchestra department is composed of High School Advanced Strings Ensemble, the High School Orchestra, and the Middle School Strings.

Art[edit]

Art classes are taught by Julie Cooper in the High School and Marisa Gratson in the Middle School. Classes offered include Intro to Visual Art, Advanced 2D Art, Advanced 3D Art, and AP Studio art.

Athletics[edit]

HCS joined the Indiana High School Athletic Association in 2003 and is a Division 2A school.

Sports Awards & Records[edit]

In addition to their strong performance in athletics, Heritage Christian School has performed well in the State Mock Trial Tournaments.

Boys[edit]

Girls[edit]

Notable alumni[edit]

Notable alumni of Heritage Christian include:

Notable parents[edit]

Notable parents of past and present Heritage Christian students include:

References[edit]

Coordinates: 39°53′17″N 86°03′33″W / 39.88806°N 86.05917°W / 39.88806; -86.05917