Barbara attended both US public and private high school and found her passion for screen theater, acting and English while studying at Heritage Christian School, in California.
Heritage Christian School
School DescriptionSchool Profile
Heritage Christian Schools, founded in 1976, offers an exciting academic atmosphere engineered to provide superb college preparation. All 15 Advanced Placement Courses and over 20 after school activities are supported by the latest technologies like 3D graphic computers, laptops, and SmartBoards to help further studies. Graduates of Heritage Christian who apply to university have a high possibility of acceptance; some students from Heritage Christian have even gone on to top Ivy League schools.
The school facilities include a church, science labs, a carpentry workshop, art/music classrooms, a gymnasium, an auditorium, a library, and an academic center with computers.
Sports and Arts
All international students are encouraged to participate in various sports teams. Both the girls and boys teams compete in the Southern Section CIF competition. Heritage Christian Concert Choir has an International reputation of exemplary excellence. They had the privilege to perform in eight different countries (England, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Italy, Chile, France, and the Czech Republic).
Heritage Christian is situated in the heart of the San Fernando Valley, one of the most culturally diverse areas in Southern California. Known for its year-round warm weather, it is one of the most popular travel destinations in the western United States. Some of Los Angeles’ more famous sites are located minutes away from Heritage Christian like Hollywood, Beverly Hills, four amusement parks, and the beautiful California beaches.
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James Adomian - Comedian
Alisa Childers – Singer, songwriter
Shannon Doherty – Actor
Armie Hammer – Actor
Allyson Felix – Olympian
John Wilson – Major League Baseball Player
- 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
- 11 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?No
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
Average Class Size25
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Speciality ProgramsCalifornia Scholarship Federation, Biotechnology, Digital Game Design
Accepting Students in Grades9, 10, 11, 12
Other - Eligibility Requirements?"Video interview required, Supplemental Form required (Essay question answers must be handwritten). School will only consider an 8th grader if they have an older sibling that will be attending the school also. Requires parents' bank statement. Students can only apply for grade 12 if the student has previously studied in the US. For returning students the app fee becomes the Re-enrollment fee $500. Here is the breakdown for ELTiS (Mainstream) Entering into the 8th grade = 222 Entering in the 9th grade = 222 Entering into the 10th grade = 227 Entering into the 11th grade = 232"
Real Stories from Real Students:
“I feel like here I actually like learning and going to school. When I first came here I decided I wanted to live here the rest of my life so I thought it would be better for me to stay here and graduate from here so I could go to college. My dream for myself is that one day I can become a screen writer and actor.”
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