USA California, USA
  • Homestay Accommodation
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  • Private

Heritage Christian School

Established: 1976

School Facts

  • Number of Students
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Spring Semester, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

School 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).

Community Information
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.

Famous Alumni

James Adomian - Comedian
Alisa Childers – Singer, songwriter
Shannon Doherty – Actor
Armie Hammer – Actor
Allyson Felix – Olympian
John Wilson – Major League Baseball Player

  • 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 11 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
Average Class Size
SAT Average
ACT Average
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Speciality Programs
California Scholarship Federation, Biotechnology, Digital Game Design
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country Running, Football, Football, Golf, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball
Ceramics, Commercial Art, Computer Graphics, Digital Photography and Design, Drama, Drama, Film Academy, Film Production, Photography, Studio Art, Studio Art - 3D Design, Theater Arts, Woodworking
Chorale, Jazz Band, Jazz Ensemble, Music Theory, Orchestra, Orchestra
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science A, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Human Geography, Physics C: Mechanics, Psychology, Spanish Language and Culture, US Government and Politics, US History, World History
French, French Language and Culture, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Armenian Club, Chinese Club, Choral, Coffee Club
Accepting Students in Grades
Ages Accepted
ELTiS Required
TOEFL Required
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"


“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.”

Barbara from Brazil

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