Heritage Academy

Frequently Asked Questions About Heritage Academy

1. Is Heritage Academy accredited?
2. What grades do you offer?
3. What curriculum do you use?
4. Do you offer co-curricular subjects?
5. Do you have a lunch program?
6. Do you provide transportation to and from school?
7. What is your average class size?
8. Do you have before school care?
9. Do you have after school care?
10. Do you offer any sports?
11. Are you affiliated with any church or denomination?
12. Do you have to be a Christian to attend Heritage?
13. Are all of your teachers Christians?
14.Do you offer financial aid?
15. Is there a uniform policy?
16. When can I apply for admission?

 

Is Heritage Academy accredited?
Yes, we are accredited by the Georgia Accrediting Commission. We are a member of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).

What grades do you offer?
Kindergarten through eighth grade. A child must be 5 years old by September 1 to enter kindergarten.

What curriculum do you use?
In Elementary

  • Superkids Reading by Rowland Reading Foundation, K-2nd grade
  • Harcourt Trophies Reading, 3rd-5th grade
  • Bob Jones University Press for grammar and writing
  • Singapore Math, K-6th grade
  • Harcourt in Social Studies and Science
  • Positive Action for Christ


In Middle School

  • Elements of Literature by HRW
  • Bob Jones University Press for grammar and writing
  • Saxon Math in Pre-Algebra and Algebra
  • Glencoe in Social Studies and Science
  • Positive Action For Christ


Do you offer co-curricular subjects?

We offer a wide variety of  co-curricular subjects, which vary by grade level.  These change from year to year, but have included computer, library, art, oil painting, music, chorus, dance, bridge, Latin and Suzuki violin.

Do you have a lunch program?
No. Children bring their own lunch

Do you provide transportation to and from school?
No. Parents are responsible for transportation.

What is your average class size?
Enrollment is limited to 18-20 students per class.

Do you have before school care?
Yes, children may arrive as early as 7:45 a.m.

Do you have after school care?
No, but many places such as the Boys and Girls Club, the Family Y, and other day care centers offer transportation to their facility after school.

Do you offer any sports?
We offer boys and girls basketball when there are enough students to make up a team.

Are you affiliated with any church or denomination?
No. Our teachers and families attend many different churches. Our Statement of Faith represents the basic tenets of the Christian faith. We encourage the unity of believers in Christ.

Do you have to be a Christian to attend Heritage?
No.

Are all of your teachers Christians?
Yes. In order to teach at Heritage Academy, the teacher must have a testimony of faith in Christ for salvation and be an active member of a Christian church.

Do you offer financial aid?
Yes. Ninety-nine percent of our students receive scholarships to attend Heritage. See the financial aid application.

Is there a uniform policy?
Yes. All students must wear a uniform.

When can I apply for admission?
Applications are available online here http://www.heritageacademyaugusta.org/online-application.php. Prior to March 1, currently enrolled students are given priority.

333 Greene Street, Augusta, GA 30901,
P: (706)_ 821-0034, F: (706) 821-0122,
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