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 DescriptionHeritage Christian School, founded in 1976, has 13 Advanced Placement courses and over 20 after-school activities supported by the latest technologies like 3D graphic computers and SmartBoards. Many graduates of Heritage Christian are accepted to university, with some students going on to Ivy League schools.
The school facilities include science labs, a carpentry workshop, art/music classrooms, a gymnasium, an auditorium, a library, and an academic center with computers.
SPORTS AND ARTS
Boys and girls athletic teams compete in the Southern Section CIF competition with traditional sports like Volleyball, Tennis and Football. The fine arts department at Heritage is known for its offerings. The school's Concert Choir has an international reputation and has performed in eight different countries: England, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Italy, Chile, France, and the Czech Republic.
Heritage Christian is located in the heart of the San Fernando Valley. Some of Los Angeles’ more famous sites are located minutes not far from Heritage Christian like Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and the beautiful Californian 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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